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Day in Review (March 14–17)

Last Updated on March 17, 2022, 3:55 pm ET

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Monday, March 14

Top o’ the Review

C4DISC Webinar Preview—Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

Comprehensive Survey of Research Library Organizational Structure
(Library Leadership & Management)

COVID Research Simulating Virus on Common Library, Museum Materials Published in Journal of Applied Microbiology
(OCLC)

Upcoming Special Event (Wednesday, March 16): Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech: A National Symposium
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

World Academies Call for Concerted Action to Combat Predatory Journals and Conferences
(InterAcademy Partnership)

 

ARL Member Libraries

By the Numbers: 2010–2022
(US National Archives AOTUS Blog)

Draft Policy on University of California Research Data Open for Second Round of Review
(University of California Office of Scholarly Communication)

Explore the Library’s Impact in 2021
(Georgia Tech Library)

Find Archives of Black Life in Chicago through New Online Resource at UChicago Library
(University of Chicago)

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University Acquires Stevie Ray Vaughan Music Archive
(Texas State University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Preprint Server Removes “Inflammatory” Papers in Superconductor Controversy
(Science)

SPARC Announces Knowledge Equity Seminar for LIS Students
(SPARC)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Augmented Reality Project Honors Women’s History Month and Provides a New View of New York’s Public Monuments
(New York University)

New Research Data Infrastructure in Development
(Virginia Tech)

 

Higher Ed—Other

GOP Targets Tenure to Curb Classroom Discussions of Race, Gender
(Pew Charitable Trusts)

Keeping the United States Competitive
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Tech’s State Privacy Play
(Axios)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Revisiting Camera Use in Live Remote Teaching: Considerations for Learning and Equity
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Tuesday, March 15

Top o’ the Review

Clarifying the Conversation on College Student COVID-19 Vaccination Rates and Institutional COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements
(American College Health Association)

IATUL Statement of Support for Ukraine
(International Association of University Libraries)
Note: For more statements by the library and archive community, see this infoDOCKET roundup.

Issue 17.1 of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) Is Now Available Online
(Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)

Mapping the Global Repository Landscape
(re3data COREF Project Blog)

Takeaways from the CHORUS Forum on Research Integrity
(CHORUS)

 

ARL Member Libraries

$750,000 Awarded for Preservation and Digital Accessibility of California’s LGBTQ+ History
(California State Library)

MIT Press and Harvard Law School Library Announce Launch of the Open Casebook Series Offering High-Quality and Affordable Law Textbooks
(MIT Press)

MSU Libraries Award $28,500 to MSU Faculty to Help Instructors Reduce Costs for Students
(Michigan State University Libraries)

NLM…Bridging the Gap between COVID-19 Data and Resources
(US National Library of Medicine)

UB Libraries to Host Code4Lib 2022
(University at Buffalo, SUNY, Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

RLUK22 Keynote: Amina Shah, National Library of Scotland
(Research Libraries UK)

University of Wyoming Libraries to Launch Journal of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education
(University of Wyoming)

 

Higher Ed

Pearson Rejects $8.5 Billion Approach from Apollo
(Reuters)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

NIST Releases More Guidance on Protecting Unclassified Information
(FedScoop)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Teaching Linked Open Data Using Bibliographic Metadata
(Journal of Open Humanities Data)

 

In Other News

New Data Show Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Arts and Culture Sector
(US National Endowment for the Arts)

 

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Wednesday, March 16

Top o’ the Review

Introducing Cinematic Scientific Visualization: A New Frontier in Science Communication
(LSE Impact Blog)

Seven Guiding Principles for Open Research Information
(Leiden Madtrics Blog)

The 2022 AI Index: Industrialization of AI and Mounting Ethical Concerns
(Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence)

University of Alberta Initiative Aims to Protect Ukrainian Archives, Research
(CBC)

US Department of Education Announces Action to Support HBCU Response to Bomb Threats
(US Department of Education)
Note: The White House has also released a fact sheet about the action.

“We Are Turning a Corner.” Acting White House Science Director Moves to Calm Troubled Office
(Science)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Apply Now for Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians from Traditionally Underrepresented Groups 2022—Deadline April 3
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Inside the Chronicle: Cataloging Chinese Rare Books at Princeton—A History
(Princeton University Library)

Retiring US Archivist to White House: “You Better Not Hire Another White Male”
(Axios)

UCLA Library Becomes Academic Home to the Collection of Beloved Martial Arts Fiction Author
(UCLA)

 

Libraries—Other

Video: Mapping the International Skills Landscape for Research Libraries in a Spirit of Openness—RLUK22 Conference Roundtable
(Research Libraries UK)

 

Higher Ed

Students’ Grades Are Up but Their Test Scores Aren’t, New Data Show
(Washington Post)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Lawmakers Mull Updates to Records Management Legislation
(FCW)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality Will Enhance Research around the World
(Nature)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Citation of Retracted Research: A Case-Controlled, Ten-Year Follow-Up Scientometric Analysis of Scott S. Reuben’s Malpractice
(Scientometrics)

Open Access through Subscribe to Open: A Society Publisher’s Implementation
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

 

In Other News

Reading Poetry, Engaging America: Joy Harjo and Elizabeth Alexander in Conversation
(The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

 

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Thursday, March 17

Top o’ the Review

Bringing Our Code to Life: Announcing NGLP’s Pilot Launch and MVP Software Release
(Educopia Institute)

BTAA Convening (Video and Slides): Shared Services: Coherence of Activity in BTAA Library Initiatives
(Big Ten Academic Alliance)

CNI Spring 2022 Meeting Roadmap Released
(Coalition for Networked Information)

Mellon Foundation Publishes 2021 Annual Report
(The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

There’s More to AI Bias Than Biased Data, NIST Report Highlights
(US National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Upcoming Webcast: 2022 Survey of College and University Presidents
(Inside Higher Ed)
Note: The full text report is also available. Registration (free) is required.

 

ARL Member Libraries

Moffitt Library Begins Seismic Renovation, to Reopen Next Fall
(The Daily Californian)

Penn Libraries Unearths Dissertation of Trailblazing 19th Century Physician M. Alice Bennett
(Penn Libraries)

University Libraries Appoints David Dahl Associate Dean for Digital Services and Technologies
(University of Maryland Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

IIIF Content State API Published
(International Image Interoperability Framework)

International Decade of Indigenous Languages Highlighted with E-book “Nations to Nations: Indigenous Voices at Library and Archives Canada”
(Library and Archives Canada)

NDSA Welcomes Four New Members, including Vanderbilt University Libraries
(Digital Library Federation)

Video Recording: RLUK22: Libraries and the Next Digital Age
(Research Libraries UK)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Scientists Tap AI Betting Agents to Help Solve Research Reproducibility Concerns
(Penn State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

A Professor Found His Exam Questions Posted Online. He’s Suing the Students Responsible for Copyright Infringement
(Washington Post)

AHA Signs On to Joint Statement of Opposition to Banning Scholars Based on Citizenship
(American Historical Association)

Evaluating the Transfer Pathways to the Liberal Arts Initiative
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Data & Analytics

AI and Human Enhancement: Americans’ Openness Is Tempered by a Range of Concerns
(Pew Research Center)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

The Research Data Life Cycle, Legacy Data, and Dilemmas in Research Data Management
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket

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