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Day in Review (March 15–19, 2021)

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Monday, March 15

Top o’ the Review

Erin McKiernan Brings Expertise to New Role with SPARC’s Open Research Funders Group
(SPARC)

Federal Policies for Increasing Socioeconomic Diversity at Selective Colleges and Universities
(Ithaka S+R)

Introducing the Open Pharma Recommendations for Multi-Stakeholder Plain Language Summaries of Publications: Now Inviting Public Consultation
(Open Pharma)

March Issue of COPE Digest: Diversity & Inclusion | Book Publishing
(Committee on Publication Ethics)

Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy
(Government of Canada)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Libraries to Adopt Quartex, an Adam Matthew Digital Platform, for Its Digital Collections
(Syracuse University Libraries)

Library Launches Strategic Planning Process
(UC Davis Library)

Newly Formed Library Department Will Streamline Services for Research Life Cycle
(Princeton University Library)

University of Michigan Press Authors Receive Prestigious NEH Fellowships Open Book Program Grants
(University of Michigan Press)

Virtual Teaching with Rare Materials in the Era of COVID-19
(Columbia University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

OpenAIRE Nexus Public Launch Event: Slides and Video Recordings
(OpenAIRE)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Rice’s OpenStax Making Diversity Updates to Free, Openly Licensed Textbooks
(Rice University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Why Study Abroad: Differences in Motivation between US and International Students
(Journal of Global Education and Research)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Leaders Take Their Places on Congressional Science Panels
(FYI Bulletin: Science Policy News from AIP)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

User Testing with Microinteractions: Enhancing a Next-Generation Repository
(Information Technology and Libraries)

 

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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Tuesday, March 16

Top o’ the Review

CARL Portage Welcomes the Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Gilda Barabino Is AAAS’ New President-Elect
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

New OCLC Research Report Proposes a Total Cost of Stewardship Framework
(OCLC)

The Internet Is Splitting Apart. The Internet Archive Wants to Save It All Forever
(Protocol)

Wikipedia Is Finally Asking Big Tech to Pay Up
(Wired)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Inside Arizona State University Library Collections: The Process of Archiving and Curating
(The State Press)

MIT Libraries Will Introduce a New Library Services Platform This Summer
(MIT Libraries)

Mixing It Up in Library Studios Leads to Dream Job
(Virginia Tech Daily)

UC Secures Landmark Open Access Deal with World’s Largest Scientific Publisher
(University of California)

 

Libraries—Other

Project Aims to Make OER Easier to Find with Common Search Framework
(SPARC)

 

Higher Ed

Post-NCHEP Reflection: The Need for Digital Literacy in a Digitally Connected World
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facebook’s New “Supreme Court”–The Oversight Board and International Human Rights Law
(US Library of Congress)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

A Content Analysis of Systematic Review Online Library Guides
(Evidence Based Library & Information Practice)

Web Content Strategy in Practice within Academic Libraries
(Information Technology and Libraries)

 

In Other News

Facebook Announces AI That Learns from Videos
(TechXplore)

Google Must Face Suit Over Snooping on “Incognito” Browsing
(Bloomberg)

 

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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Wednesday, March 17

Top o’ the Review

Canadiana Content Added to JSTOR’s Open Community Collections
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

Inferring the Causal Effect of Journals on Citations
(Quantitative Science Studies)

National Movements for Racial Justice and Academic Library Leadership: Results from the Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2020
(Ithaka S+R)

Next Generation Library Publishing Releases “Library Publishing Infrastructure: Assembling New Solutions”
(Educopia Institute)

Next Infrastructure Bill Aims to End “Digital Divide” in US
(Roll Call)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Brokaw Papers Capture 55 Years of Journalism History
(The University of Iowa Libraries)

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Receives 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award
(Yale School of Medicine)

Four-Part Wikipedia Series on Editing for Social Justice: Sharing Nashville’s Story
(Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries, Vanderbilt University)

Ohio University Libraries Joins HathiTrust
(Ohio University)

Search Begins for Vice Provost and University Librarian
(Washington University in St. Louis)

UIC Library Dean’s Goals Include Student Success, Social Justice
(University of Illinois Chicago)

 

Higher Ed

Graduate Schools Make Adjustments to Meet COVID-19-Related Challenges
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Environmental Benefits to Come from Investments in University Infrastructure
(Universities Canada)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Everyone Everywhere: A Distributed and Embedded Paradigm for Usability
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

Information-Seeking Anxiety and Preferred Information Sources of First-Generation College Students
(Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)

 

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Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


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Thursday, March 18

Top o’ the Review

Building a National Finding Aid Network: We Need Your Help!
(Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog)

Class of 2019 Bachelor’s Degree Graduates Saw Uptick in Outcomes, Salaries
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

College and University Presidents Respond to COVID-19: 2021 Spring Term Survey
(American Council on Education)

ARL and Partners Send Letter to Ambassador Tai Promoting a Balanced Copyright Policy to Benefit All Americans
(Library Copyright Alliance)

The UJI Aerial Librarian Robot: A Quadcopter for Visual Library Inventory and Book Localisation
(Sensors)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Accelerated GIS Course, Developed with Librarians’ Help, Is a First for Yale Undergrads
(Yale University Library)

Library Experts Explore Interdisciplinary Graphic Medicine at VCU Libraries
(VCU Libraries)

MIT Libraries and Faculty Committee on the Library System on UC-Elsevier Deal
(MIT Libraries)

NYPL: We Stand with Our AAPI Communities
(New York Public Library)

Libraries—Other

Artificial Intelligence and Copyright in the Cultural Heritage Sector: Views from Creative Commons
(Europeana)

Integration and Reuse of Library Carpentry Content into Curricula
(Library Carpentry)

How to Turn Your Smartphone into a Document Camera
(Rare Book School)

 

Higher Ed—Members

New Charter Members Commit to SEA Change Principles
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

What If the Internet Was Accessible to All?
(University of Southern California)

 

Higher Ed—Other

SHEEO Statement in Support of the Asian American Community
(State Higher Education Executive Officers Association)

 

In Other News

Inside Facebook Reality Labs: Wrist-Based Interaction for the Next Computing Platform
(Facebook)

 

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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Friday, March 19

Top o’ the Review

Assessment and Advancement of Our Shared Print Program
(HathiTrust)

CARL Welcomes Federal Government’s Announcement of Continued Funding for CELA and NNELS
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Increasing Visibility and Discoverability of Scholarly Publications with Academic Search Engine Optimization
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

Mapping the Impact of Papers on Various Status Groups: A New Excellence-Mapping Tool Based on Citation and Reader Scores (preprint)
Note: The interactive mapping tool discussed in the preprint article is available at
excellencemapping.net
(arXiv)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Four Concerns about the New UC-Elsevier Deal
(The Taper, University of Virginia Library)

Jerome Offord Jr. Appointed Associate University Librarian for Antiracism
(Harvard Library)

New Collection in Vincent Voice Library Features Voices of the Black Imaginary
(Insight: The Newsletter for Michigan State University Libraries)

Stitching to the End: Participants Knit Final Rows in COVID-19 Data Physicalization
(University of Alberta Library)

 

Libraries—Other

For Maya Lin, a Victory Lap Gives Way to Mourning
(New York Times)

LIBER Wants #ZeroEmbargo on Publicly Funded Scientific Publications
(LIBER)

 

Higher Ed—Members

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Reimagines What Its Archives Can Be, and Do
(University of Manitoba)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

ACE, ARL, and Partners Send Letter to US Departments of State and Homeland Security Requesting Support for International Students in Fall 2021
(American Council on Education)

APLU Statement Condemning Racism and Violent Attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Presidents’ Alliance Statement on House of Representatives Passing the American Dream and Promise Act
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Statement on Anti-Asian Hate
(American Association of University Professors)

 

In Other News

Argument Technology for Debating with Humans
(Nature)

 

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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