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Day in Review (March 8–12, 2021)

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Monday, March 8

Top o’ the Review

Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Forge New Partnership
(Directory of Open Access Journals)

Mental Health, Enrollment, Finances Lead List of Pressing Concerns for Presidents
(American Council on Education)

Novelty, Disruption, and the Evolution of Scientific Impact (preprint)
(arXiv)

What Makes OpenStax Introduction to Business Unique
(OpenStax)

WIII White Paper Series Tackles Responses to Misinformation
(Wikimedia/Yale Law School Initiative on Intermediaries and Information)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Global Building Network Online Bibliography Produced by University Libraries
(Penn State University Libraries)

Howard University Names Law Library in Honor of Civil Rights Activist Vernon Jordan
(Howard University)

Thomas Padilla Named Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
(Center for Research Libraries)

Vice Provost and University Librarian Arnold Hirshon to Retire—and New Gift Endows Position for Future
(The Daily, Case Western Reserve University)

Yes, We Are Open
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

Over 27,000 Students Share How Colleges and Universities Could Improve Digital Learning
(Jisc)

Strategies for Recruiting Students to the Humanities: A Comprehensive Resource
(National Humanities Alliance)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

AI Advocates Seek Vast Expansion of New National Initiative
(American Institute of Physics)

 

Data & Analytics

Researchers Discover That Privacy-Preserving Tools Leave Private Data Unprotected
(New York University)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

To Be Smart, the Digital Revolution Will Need to Be Inclusive: Excerpt from the UNESCO Science Report
(UNESCO)

 

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 9

Top o’ the Review

Diamond Unearthed: Shining Light on Community-Driven Open Access Publishing
(cOAlition S)

Emerging Evidence Indicates COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Impacted Women in Academic STEMM Fields, Endangering Progress Made in Recent Years
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Authors Alliance Responds to Draft Digital Copyright Act of 2021
(Authors Alliance)

Search Scholarly Materials Preserved in the Internet Archive
(Internet Archive)

Video Recording: Implementing the CARL Copyright OER
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

University of California Announces New Open Access Agreements with The Royal Society and The Company of Biologists
(University of California)

Princeton University Library Acquires Limited-Run Items from the 20th-Century Black Arts Movement
(Princeton University Library)

They Seek, But Do They Find? Investigating the Financial Information-Seeking Behavior of College Students
(College & Research Libraries)

University of Oregon Libraries Releases a New Open Resource: “Talking Stories: Encyclopedia of Traditional Ecological Knowledge”
(infoDOCKET)

 

Libraries—Other

COUNTER Releases Manual for Librarians and Guidance for Consortial Reporting
(Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers)

Digital Technology Helps Remove Gender Bias in Academia (abstract only)
(Scientometrics)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Researchers to Help LGBTQIA+ Populations Navigate Barriers to Health Information
(University of South Carolina)

 

Data & Analytics

Call for Proposals—Big Data
(Coalition Publica)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Anne O’Tate: Value-added PubMed Search Engine for Analysis and Text Mining
(PLOS ONE)

 

In Other News

OpenAI’s State-of-the-Art Machine Vision AI Is Fooled by Handwritten Notes
(The Verge)

 

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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 10

Top o’ the Review

Libraries Gain Record Increases for IMLS, E-rate in Federal Relief Plan
(American Library Association)

Library Copyright Alliance Submits Reply Comments to Class 5 Oppositions
(Library Copyright Alliance)

NISO Recommended Practice for Content Platform Migrations Now Open for Public Comment through April 23
(National Information Standards Organization)

Research Information Management Practices in the United States: A New OCLC Research Project
(Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog)

Smithsonian Collects Objects from First Known US COVID-19 Vaccination Effort
(Smithsonian)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Do Your Students Know How to Research? S4 Survey Reveals Student Information Skills at UofL
(University of Louisville Libraries)

Harvard Library Ends Use of Subject Heading “Illegal Alien”
(Harvard Gazette)

University of Cincinnati Art Collection Now Available Online
(University of Cincinnati)

University of Delaware Press Partners with Rutgers
(University of Delaware)

Updated Open Access Publishing Agreements
(University of Ottawa Library)

 

Libraries—Other

A Farewell to ALM, but Not to Article-Level Metrics!
(Official PLOS Blog)

A Systematic Metadata Harvesting Workflow for Analyzing Scientific Networks
(PeerJ Computer Science)

Who Is Blocking Access to PubMed? Educational “Escape Room” for Medical Residents (abstract only)
(Health Information and Libraries Journal)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU Statement on Final Passage of COVID-19 Relief Bill & Funding Projections for Universities
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Final Congressional Passage of COVID-19 Relief Legislation
(American Council on Education)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Thursday, March 11

Top o’ the Review

arXiv Updates Name Change Policy
(arXiv)

House, Senate Democrats Unveil $94 Billion Bill to Improve Internet Access
(Washington Post)

Institutions Must Support Minority Researchers Impacted by COVID-19
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

Overall Spring College Enrollments Down Nearly 3% Nationwide, According to Early Data
(National Student Clearinghouse)

Updated Report: How Many Undocumented Students Are in US Colleges and Universities, and Who Are They?
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

ARL Member Libraries

An Interview with Liza Vick, President of the Music Library Association
(Penn Libraries)

Keep@Downsview: An Evolving Shared Print Project
(Collaborative Librarianship)

The Francophone Name Authorities Program: A Great Collaborative Achievement
(Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval)

Library Guide Now the Home of March Mammal Madness
(Arizona State University Library)

Twenty Years & Counting: A Digital Preservation Conversation (video recording)
(Harvard University Library)

University of Cincinnati Art Collection Now Available Online
(University of Cincinnati Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

M-Universities: Critical Sustainability Factors
(SAGE Open)

 

Data & Analytics

The Next Ten Years: The Future of Assessment Practice?
(Research & Practice in Assessment)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Annenberg Inclusion Initiative’s Annual Report on Popular Music Reveals Little Progress for Women
(USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Preservation and Access for Born-Digital Electronic Records: The Case for an Institutional Digital Content Format Registry (abstract only)
(American Archivist)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Friday, March 12

Top o’ the Review

Deana Haggag Named Program Officer for Arts and Culture
(The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

Envisioning the BIG Collection: Building a Knowledge Commons for the Big Ten (video)
(Big Ten Academic Alliance YouTube Channel)

ORCID Publishes 2020 Annual Report
(ORCID)

The Impact of the Pandemic on Early-Career Researchers: What We Already Know from the Internationally Published Literature
(Profesional de la información)

What Collaboration Means to Us: The SPARC Journal Negotiation Community of Practice
(Collaborative Librarianship)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A New LGBTQ+ Resource from the Library of Congress Music Division
(In the Muse, US Library of Congress)

CRL Purchase Proposal Program Results
(Center for Research Libraries)

IU Libraries Dean to Retire June 30
(Indiana University Bloomington)

Libraries’ 2021 Mann Lecture Explores “Ecologies of Print Matter”
(Penn State)

Niche Librarian Locates Books around the Globe
(University of Georgia)

 

Libraries—Other

Notebook Articles: Towards a Transformative Publishing Experience in Nonlinear Science
(arXiv)

Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus: The Titans of Bibliographic Information in Today’s Academic World
(Publications)

 

Higher Ed

Reimagining Academic Career Assessment: Summary and Video of a Joint Webinar from DORA, EUA, and SPARC Europe
(DORA)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

NEA Receives $135 Million in Funds from American Rescue Plan to Save Arts Sector Organizations and Jobs
(US National Endowment for the Arts)

NEH Receives $135 Million to Distribute to Cultural Institutions Affected by Pandemic
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

 

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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