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Day in Review (March 21–23)

Last Updated on March 28, 2022, 10:30 am ET

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Monday, March 21

Top o’ the Review

Dismantling Leadership Echo Chambers
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Growing a FOREST, Values-Aligned Approaches to Transformative Scholarly Communication
(Educopia Institute)

IFLA Response to the Situation in Ukraine
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

International Standards for Information Literacy
(LIBER Quarterly)

Library as Laboratory Recap: Applications of Web Archive Research with the Archive Unleashed Cohort Program
(Internet Archive Blogs)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Associated Institutions in Mexico and the US Launch the Repository of Documentation on Disappearances in Mexico
(Center for Research Libraries)

Blue Dean Named Associate University Librarian for Development
(Duke University Libraries)

Computing Cultural Heritage in the Cloud: Expert Researchers Share Their Outcomes
(US Library of Congress)

Introducing SOAR: A Project for Preserving the Legacy of Student Organizations on Campus
(The University of Iowa Libraries)

Library Welcomes a New Cohort to the Women’s Maker Program
(University of Virginia Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Open Access Charges–Continued Consolidation and Increases
(Delta Think)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Leveraging AI to Increase the Value of Museum Collections
(University of Florida)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Art Books, GQ, “Game of Thrones,” Scientology: New England Prisons Ban Thousands of Books
(Providence Journal)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Making Progress towards a More Inclusive Research Ecosystem: Elsevier Inclusion and Diversity Board Report Focuses on Four Areas for Progress
(Elsevier)

RLUK22 Conference Session: Engagement and Diversity in and through Our Collections
(Research Libraries UK)

 

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 22

Top o’ the Review

Open Educational Resources in the Commonwealth 2021
(Commonwealth of Learning)

Senate Bill Kicks Off New Online Copyright Battle
(POLITICO)

Upcoming Online Event (March 24): Women’s E3 Virtual Summit to Recognize African American Women in Arts and Culture
(National Museum of African American History and Culture)

Volunteers Rally to Archive Ukrainian Web Sites
(Internet Archive Blogs)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Benson Centenary Continues with Reading Room Reopening
(University of Texas Libraries)

From Leather to Brass, UChicago Library Exhibition Judges Books by Their Covers
(University of Chicago)

UCSB Library Contributes to UC Federal Documents Archive
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Japan’s First Full-Fledged Preprint Server Jxiv to Be Operational
(Japan Science and Technology Agency)

We Cannot Take Library Collections at Face Value. We Need to Confront the Biases That Exist Within Those Collections and, Often, Ourselves
(LSE Impact Blog)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Announcing the Launch of the OHIO Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
(Ohio University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

An Analysis of Trends and Themes in Canadian Student Services Articles
(Canadian Journal of Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Improving the Quality of Biomedical Research
(Issues in Science and Technology)

Legislation Seeks to Block Lengthy Gag Orders on Tech Firms after Government Surveillance
(The Hill)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Anti-racism Groups Say Canadian Government Must Do More to Address Systemic Issues
(CityNews Ottawa)

Open Science, Done Wrong, Will Compound Inequities
(Nature)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

College Student Engagement in OER Design Projects: Impacts on Attitudes, Motivation, and Learning
(Active Learning in Higher Education)

FAIR: Fairness-Aware Information Retrieval Evaluation
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

 

In Other News

Opportunities and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence Technologies for the Cultural and Creative Sectors
(European Commission)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


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Wednesday, March 23

Top o’ the Review

Hybrid Conferences: Opportunities, Challenges, and Ways Forward (preprint)
(bioRxiv)

“Leaking” Female Doctorates in the US STEM Academy: A Review and Thematic Synthesis
(SSRN)

NEH Grant Opportunity: Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

RLUK22 Keynote: Kaitlin Thaney, Invest in Open Infrastructure
(Research Libraries UK)

Upcoming Online Event (May 9): Open Science Pathways in the Earth, Space, and Life Sciences–A Joint Event Co-organized by SciLifeLab and the AGU
(CODATA—Committee on Data, International Science Council)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Library Lifeline for Underserved Communities
(University of Washington Libraries)

New PubMed Central Website Design Is Live!
(US National Library of Medicine)

New PUL Acquisition: The Chris and Helen Theodotou Collection of Byzantine Coins
(Princeton University Library)

Things That Just Make Sense: FSU Libraries
(Florida State University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Announcing the Publication of CEU Press’s Fifth Open Access Book
(Opening the Future)

Follow the Money, or How to Link Grants to Research Outputs
(Crossref)

The Program Schedule for NASIG’s 37th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD Is Up!
(NASIG)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Authors Alliance Opposes the SMART Copyright Act of 2022
(Authors Alliance)

Emerging Technologies: A Role for Science Diplomacy
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

 

Data & Analytics

Data Sharing Practices across Knowledge Domains: A Dynamic Examination of Data Availability Statements in PLOS ONE Publications (preprint)
(arXiv)

How Native Americans Are Trying to Debug AI’s Biases
(New York Times)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Michigan’s Surprising Path to Diversity
(Science)

 

In Other News

New Containers Keep Secrets and Materials Safe
(Los Alamos National Laboratory)

 

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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