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Day in Review (March 22–26, 2021)

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Monday, March 22

Top o’ the Review

APLU’s Powered by Publics Initiative Invests in 16 Institutions to Build Capacity for Student Success
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Open Science Conference 2021: On the Way to the “New Normal”
(ZBW MediaTalk)

Roundup: Statements of Solidarity with Asian American & Pacific Islander Community from Libraries and Library Organizations
(infoDOCKET)

US Department of Education Announces Additional Assistance for Students and Institutions through HEERF Grant Program and Expanded SNAP Benefits
(US Department of Education)

Wikimedia CEO on Facts, Hoaxes, and the Promise of Wikipedians
(Canada’s National Observer)

 

ARL Member Libraries

How to Make a Tunnel Book (video)
(University of Florida Libraries YouTube Channel)

New Health and Biomedical Library Services Unit at Brown
(Brown University Library)

NNLM Transition Statement 2021–2026
(US National Library of Medicine)

NYPL’s Privacy Leader on Safeguarding Patron Trust, Transparency
(International Association of Privacy Professionals)

University Press of Kansas to Continue Its Work under Leadership of KU Libraries Dean
(The University of Kansas)

 

Libraries—Other

Introducing the Plant Humanities Lab
(ITHAKA)

Policy on Maintaining the Canadian National Union Catalogue
(Library and Archives Canada)

The Open Access Effect in Social Media Exposure of Scholarly Articles: A Matched-Pair Analysis (abstract only)
(Journal of Informetrics)

 

Higher Ed—Members

OpenUNC Website to Increase Access to Research and Educational Resources
(The University of North Carolina System)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Shifting Horizons: A Literature Review of Research Data Management Train-the-Trainer Models for Library and Campus-Wide Research Support Staff in Canadian Institutions
(Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)

 

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 23

Top o’ the Review

Equity Leadership Is Everyone’s Work, New ACE Paper Suggests
(American Council on Education)

Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Investigation into Hidden Costs of Open Infrastructure
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

National Academy of Medicine Launches Initiative Supported by YouTube on Evaluating the Authoritativeness of Online Providers of Health Information
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

WIPO Report Finds Significant Growth in Assistive Technologies as They Find Greater Application in Consumer Goods
(World Intellectual Property Organization)

The Effectiveness and Durability of Digital Preservation and Curation Services
(Ithaka S+R)

 

ARL Member Libraries

First Endowment for Digital Preservation Spotlights a Rising Need—And Yale Library Expertise
(Yale University Library)

Introducing Films of State, a Conference on Government Films
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Library of Congress Accepts OU Libraries’ Proposal to Change Subject Heading to “Tulsa Race Massacre”
(The University of Oklahoma)

MIT Press Announces Launch of MIT Open Publishing Services
(MIT Press)

Special Collections and Archives Secures Email Preservation Grant
(University at Albany, SUNY, University Libraries)

You Responded. We Listened. Here’s What’s Next for the South/Southeast Asia Library
(UC Berkeley Library)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Auburn University Researchers Work to Preserve the History of Selma’s Bloody Sunday
(Opelika-Auburn News)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ACE Task Force Releases Report, Recommendations on Transfer of Credit Practices
(American Council on Education)

 

Data & Analytics

Education Indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program, March 2021
(Statistics Canada)

 

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 24

Top o’ the Review

APLU & USU Report Outlines Steps Universities Can Take to Address Food Insecurity
(Association of Public & Land-grant Universities and Coalition of Urban Serving Universities)

Commission Launches Open Research Europe Publishing Platform for Scientific Papers
(European Commission)

Higher Education Strategy 2021–2024: Powering UK Higher Education
(Jisc)

Versioning Data Is about More Than Revisions: A Conceptual Framework and Proposed Principles
(Data Science Journal)

Why Do Americans Share So Much Fake News? One Big Reason Is They Aren’t Paying Attention, New Research Suggests
(Nieman Lab)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Augustana Library Celebrates Its 25th Human Library
(University of Alberta Library)

Boston Public Library Announces $2.1 Million Philanthropic Investment in Founding Research Collection
(Boston Public Library)

Further Context for the Community Collections Fellowship Program
(US Library of Congress)

Johns Hopkins University Helps Launch Digital Trove of Opioid Industry Documents
(Johns Hopkins University)

New Digital Exhibit: Places in the World: Treasures from the Venable Collection
(University of Missouri Libraries)

UChicago Library to Preserve “Unique Portrait” of Jewish History in Passover Haggadot Collection
(University of Chicago)

 

Libraries—Other

ACRL Supports APALA and ALA in Condemning Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
(Association of College & Research Libraries)

Statement of Support for Art Information Workers
(Art Libraries Society of North America)

 

Higher Ed

Broadening Opportunities for Study Abroad: US Government–Funded Scholarship Programs
(Institute of International Education)

Leveraging Mobile Technology to Achieve Teaching Goals
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

In Other News

WCS Releases Archive of Stunning, Forgotten, Historical Illustrations of Wildlife
(Wildlife Conservation Society)

 

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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Thursday, March 25

Top o’ the Review

800-171 Compliance on the Horizon
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Joint Statement of Global University Leaders on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
(Zhejiang University)

Teaching with Primary Sources: Pre-Pandemic Lessons for Post-COVID Futures
(Ithaka S+R)

A Large-Scale Study on Research Code Quality and Execution
(arXiv)

eLife and PREreview Partner to Promote Greater Diversity in Peer Review
(eLife)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Collecting for Global Diversity, Part 2
(Duke University Libraries)

University of Texas Libraries Joins the Change the Subject Movement
(University of Texas Libraries)

Major Collection Moves Completed at Washington University Libraries
(Washington University in St. Louis Libraries)

Video: MacKenzie Smith, University of California Davis, Gives RLUK21 Keynote
(Research Libraries UK)

VIVA Anti-racism Webinar Series Explores Systemic Racism in Library Practices
(University of Virginia Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Illinois Researchers to Digitally Preserve History of Live Musical Performances, Including Krannert Center Events
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) under the Context of Research Data Librarianship
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Center for Antiracist Research and Boston Globe Opinion Team Announce The Emancipator
(Boston University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

High School Benchmarks: With an Updated COVID-19 Special Analysis
(National Student Clearinghouse)

 

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 26

Top o’ the Review

IFLA Joins Organizations Globally in Calling for COVID Waiver to Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

International Project Will Investigate How AI Can Make Digital Cultural Records More Accessible to Users
(Loughborough University)

Reckoning with Asian America
(Science)
See also Roundup: Statements of Solidarity with Asian American & Pacific Islander Community from Libraries and Library Organizations (infoDOCKET)

Taking the Measure of Bibliometrics and Research Impact Services in Libraries
(Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog)

The State of the Humanities: Notes from the National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Elsevier Negotiations—March Update
(University of Houston Libraries)

Recent Updates to the Digital Library of Medieval Manuscripts (DLMM)
(Sheridan Libraries & University Museums, Johns Hopkins University)

University Librarian Valerie Hotchkiss to Step Down in June
(Vanderbilt University)

VCU Publishing Seeking Contributions to “Imagining Black Futures in Richmond”
(VCU Libraries)

Yours, Mine, and Hers: Her Book Project Identifies Missing Female Book Ownership in PUL Collections
(Princeton University Library)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UCLA Researchers Digitize Massive Collection of Folk Medicine
(UCLA)

 

Higher Ed—Other

The Rise of Multiple Institutional Affiliations in Academia
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell: ACE Joins Nearly 1,200 Institutions and Organizations Calling on Congress to Double the Maximum Pell Grant
(American Council on Education)

 

Data & Analytics

US Public High School Graduation Rate Increases in School Year 2018–2019
(US National Center for Education Statistics)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Google Adds Public Access Section to Google Scholar Profiles
(Google Scholar Blog)

 

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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