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Day in Review (March 28–31)

Last Updated on March 31, 2022, 4:05 pm ET

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Monday, March 28

Top o’ the Review

Bills Redefining Antisemitism and Racism Threaten Academic Freedom
(American Association of University Professors)

In the Line of Fire: Survey Shows Pandemic Has Worsened Harassment for Some Scientists
(Science)

LCA Statement Opposing the SMART Copyright Act
(Library Copyright Alliance)

“Nation’s Report Card” Assessment Should Make Changes to Contain Costs, Allow Innovation in Education Testing and Research, Says New Report
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Opening the Call: Scholarship in the Service of Social Justice
(Mellon Foundation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Digital Collections—New and Old
(University of Louisville Libraries)

Extended Reality: The Future of Visualizing the Past
(Virginia Tech)

Feedback Sought on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan Framework for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
(US National Library of Medicine)

New Publicly Available Digital Collections from the Library of Congress
(US Library of Congress)

Tower to Shine a Light on Benson Latin American Collection Centennial
(University of Texas Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Major Update of CORE Search
(Jisc)

Video of RLUK22 Conference Session: Positive Change: Addressing the Structural, Cultural & Digital Inequalities of Libraries
(Research Libraries UK)

 

Higher Ed

APLU, Every Learner Everywhere Release Reports on Digital-Forward Writing Instruction
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Surprising College Research from Multiple-Intelligences Theory Creator
(Washington Post)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Recommendations for Discipline-Specific FAIRness Evaluation Derived from Applying an Ensemble of Evaluation Tools
(Data Science Journal)

 

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Tuesday, March 29

Top o’ the Review

28% of Women in Academia Say Gender Limits Their Advancement
(Gallup)

College and University Leaders Join Forces to Advance Open Science
(HELIOS)

NAS Launches Effort to Help Support Ukrainian Researchers as They Relocate to Poland
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

NSF Releases 2022–2026 Strategic Plan
(US National Science Foundation)

Video: Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications: Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A New Chapter for University of Toronto’s Brutalist Behemoth Fort Book
(Globe and Mail)

Gore to Serve as Associate University Librarian at UGA
(University of Georgia Libraries)

Jester to Join BU as Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning
(Boston University Libraries)

NARA Releases 2022–2026 Strategic Plan
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

UT Libraries Acquires Beauford Delaney Collection
(The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Open Ecosystems: The Heartbeat of Modern Librarianship
(OCLC Next Blog)

 

Higher Ed

Education Indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program, March 2022
(Statistics Canada)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on President Biden’s Proposed FY 2023 Budget
(American Council on Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

GetFTR Now Supports Streamlined Access to Over 51% of Global Research Output
(Get Full Text Research)

GPO Releases Draft Strategic Plan 2023–2027 for Public Comment
(US Government Publishing Office)

The Rise of Citational Justice: How Scholars are Making References Fairer
(Nature)

 

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Wednesday, March 30

Top o’ the Review

Educational Gag Orders Seek to Enforce Compulsory Patriotism
(PEN America)

Joint Statement of Intent on the Digital Transformation in the International Scientific and Quality Infrastructure
(CODATA—Committee on Data of the International Science Council)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Robe, Briefcase, Lego Likeness Head to Smithsonian
(Washington Post)

Underrepresentation of Black and Latino Undergraduates at America’s Most Selective Private Colleges and Universities
(Ithaka S+R)

White House FY 2023 Budget Proposal Positive but “Not Enough” for Libraries
(American Library Association)

You Did It! Over 4 Million Euros Pledged to OS Infrastructure
(SCOSS—Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Student Perspective on Open Educational Resources (OER) and Course Materials Affordability
(University of Texas Libraries)

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

Dartmouth to Give Occom Papers to the Mohegan Tribe
(Dartmouth College)

Emory Libraries’ DEI Committee Publishes Chapter in DEI Excellence Book
(Emory Libraries)

Library Efforts to Collect and Promote Vinegar Hill Magazine Featured in Cavalier Daily
(University of Virginia Library)

Library of Congress Awards More than $500,000 to Support Contemporary Cultural Field Research within Diverse Communities
(US Library of Congress)

University Librarian Elaine Westbrooks Was “Right Leader for the Right Time” at UNC
(Daily Tar Heel)

 

Libraries—Other

2022 SAA Election Results Announced
(Society of American Archivists)

 

Higher Ed

AGB and CHEA Issue Joint Statement on Higher Education Accreditation and Governing Boards
(Council for Higher Education Accreditation)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Wyden, Rubio, Warner Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Clarify Costs of Higher Education
(Senator Ron Wyden)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

PLOS Launches New Experimental Feature to Promote Data Sharing and Access
(Public Library of Science)

 

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Thursday, March 31

Top o’ the Review

A Disrupted Year: How the Arrival of Covid-19 Affected Youth Disconnection
(Social Science Research Council)

Early-Bird Registration Now Open for IATUL 42nd Annual Conference in Miami, June 12–16, 2022
(International Association of University Libraries, University of Miami, and Florida International University)

Global Community Guidelines for Documenting, Sharing, and Reusing Quality Information of Individual Digital Datasets
(Data Science Journal)

IES Should Change Structure and Policies to Meet New Priorities in Education, including Equity, Says New Report
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Now Available: ORCID’s 2021 Annual Report
(ORCID)

 

ARL Member Libraries

$2 Million from Kenan Charitable Trust Will Endow Curatorship, Fund Fellowships at University Libraries
(UNC University Libraries)

Alaina and Kathy Brennan-Kupec Endow a “Transgender-Positive” Collection
(NC State University Libraries)

Outreach in Action: IU Libraries’ Maps
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

Tocker Librarian Ashley Morrison on the First Year+
(University of Texas Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Call for Nominations: CRKN Researcher Council
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

Webinar Video Recording: Critical Race Theory in Libraries: Case Studies
(Metropolitan New York Library Council)

 

Higher Ed—Members

10 For 10: OpenStax Celebrating a Decade of Free Textbooks with New Set of Titles
(Rice University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Infographic: Paying for College
(American Council on Education)

The Impacts of Emergency Micro-Grants on Student Success
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Proposal for a Digital Services Act—Research, Education, and Science as Collateral Damage
(LIBER)

Senate AI Data Bill Gets House Counterpart
(FCW)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

New Report Highlights Need for Equity, Access, and Collaboration in Federally Funded Climate Solutions Research
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

If This Title Is Funny, Will You Cite Me? Citation Impacts of Humour and Other Features of Article Titles in Ecology and Evolution
(bioRxiv)

Video Recording of RLUK 2022 Conference Session: Library Support for Engineering Entrepreneurs: Fostering Innovation and Societal Change
(Research Libraries UK)

 

In Other News

Their Stories Should Be Celebrated: Using AI to Deliver More Inclusive Biographical Content on Wikipedia)
(Meta AI)

 

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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