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Day in Review (May 10–14, 2021)

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Monday, May 10

Top o’ the Review

Associations Urge US State Department to Reconsider New Travel Advisories
(Association of American Colleges and Universities)

Do They Know It When They See It?: Natural Language Preferences of Undergraduate Students for Library Resources (abstract only)
(College & Undergraduate Libraries)

Open Access Monitoring: Guidelines and Recommendations for Research Organizations and Funders
(Science Europe)

Science and Technology Issues in the 117th Congress
(US Congressional Research Service)

We’re Building a Replacement for Microsoft Academic Graph
(Our Research)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Indexing Variant Names from the Library of Congress Name Authority File (LCNAF) in TRLN Discovery
(Bitstreams, Duke University Libraries)

Most Borrowed E-books/Audiobooks & Watched Titles of Winter 2021
(Library Matters, McGill University Library)

New Library Services Platform and Public Catalog Coming Soon
(US National Library of Medicine Technical Bulletin)

Pitt Acquires Papers of Playwright Rob Penny
(Pittwire, University of Pittsburgh)

“Red Book” Story Map Reveals History of Houston Wards’ Thriving Black Communities
(Rice University)

What Is BHL’s New Persistent Identifier Working Group DOI’ng?
(Biodiversity Heritage Library, Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

 

Libraries—Other

Manuscript Accepted!: Collaborating on a Scholarly Publishing Symposium for Graduate Students and Early-Career Academic Faculty
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

More Libraries, Funders, and ECR Organizations Sign cOAlitionS Open Letter on Rights Retention Strategy and Publisher Equivocation
(cOAlition S Twitter account)

 

Higher Ed

Accommodations and Academic Performance: First-Year University Students with Disabilities
(Canadian Journal of Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Biden Administration Signs Onto International Effort to Curb Online Extremism
(Politico)

 

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, May 11

Top o’ the Review

Cardona Opens Emergency Grants to Undocumented and International College Students
(Washington Post)

LCA Submits Reply Comments on CASE Act Notice of Inquiry
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Peer Reviewers Twice as Likely to Accept Research Conducted on Men Than the Same Research on Women
(Nature Index)

Post-pandemic Strategic Planning: Challenges and Approaches
(Coalition for Networked Information)

The Right to Refuse Unwanted Citations: Rethinking the Culture of Science around the Citation
(Scientometrics)

 

ARL Member Libraries

19th-Century Periodicals: Framing the New American Standard: New Online Exhibition Curated by Buchanan Library Fellows
(Vanderbilt University Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries)

2021 CRL Annual Council of Voting Members Meeting Report
(Center for Research Libraries)

Kellogg Center Launches First Global Undergraduate Journal of Its Kind
(Virginia Tech)

Michael Vandenburg Named Interim Executive Director of Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL)
(Queen’s University Library)

Vice Provost and University Librarian Denise Stephens to Depart for University of Oklahoma
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Do They Really Understand Us?: Comparing Instructional Librarian, Administrator, and Educator Perspectives about Instructional Librarianship Preparation, Duties, and Needs (abstract only)
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

Sustaining the Research Data Alliance: Virtual Info Share and Q&A Meetings
(Research Data Alliance)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Blockeley’s Back, with an 1893 Campus and a Bancroft Library Archive
(UC Berkeley)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Internet2 Network Milestone: 1 Exabyte of Data Moved between January and May 2021
(Internet2)

 

Data & Analytics

Adding DOIs to Chinese Scientific Articles on Wikidata
(Diff, Wikimedia Foundation)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

People Are Persuaded by Social Media Messages, Not View Numbers
(The Ohio State University)

 

In Other News

Army of Fake Fans Boosts China’s Messaging on Twitter
(Associated Press)

 

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, May 12

Top o’ the Review

CLIR Names Jennifer Ferretti Digital Library Federation Senior Program Officer
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Equitable Value: Promoting Economic Mobility and Social Justice through Postsecondary Education
(Postsecondary Value Commission)

Interacting with Therapy Dogs Can Improve Struggling College Students’ “Thinking” Skills
(American Educational Research Association)

The Cost of Economic and Racial Injustice in Postsecondary Education
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

ScholarPhi: A Novel Interface for Reading Scientific Papers
(UC Berkeley School of Information)

 

ARL Member Libraries

2021 Provost Fellow to Present Research Findings on Library Instruction
(University of Colorado Boulder University Libraries)

Duke Libraries Commits to Prioritizing the History of Black People
(Duke University)

Students Reflect on Race, Identity, and Social Injustice
(University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press)

UMD Libraries Receives NEH Grant Award to Continue Work on Historic Maryland Newspapers Project
(University of Maryland Libraries)

With New Special Collections Policy, John Hay Library Aims to Diversify the Historical Canon
(Brown University)

 

Libraries—Other

Research Support Services in STEM Libraries: A Scoping Review
(Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship)

 

Higher Ed—Members

MIT Unveils New Action Plan to Tackle the Climate Crisis
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Mapping Open Knowledge Institutions: An Exploratory Analysis of Australian Universities
(PeerJ)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

RIO Journal 5 Years On: Over 300 Published Outcomes from All around the Research Cycle
(Pensoft Publishers via EurekAlert!)

UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science Finalized by Member States
(infoDOCKET)

 

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

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Thursday, May 13

Top o’ the Review

Archiving the Black Web 2021
(Ithaka S+R)

ETAS Update: Planning for Summer & Fall
(HathiTrust)

Media and Social Media Attention to Retracted Articles according to Altmetric
(PLOS ONE)

Scholars Call for Academia to Address Anti-Asian Bias with Structural Change
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Six Colleges, Universities Launch National Alliance with Students Designing Education’s Future
(REP4)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Arizona State’s Hayden Library Reinvention and Other Projects Receive 2021 AIA/ALA Library Building Award
(American Institute of Architects)

Microfilm?! Digitizing an Old Medium Yields New Discoveries
(Columbia University Libraries)

Library Launches Reckoning Initiative to Advance Equity, Inclusion, and Antiracism
(UNC University Libraries)

UT Senate of College Councils Supports Low-Cost Course Materials Markings in Course Schedule
(TexLibris, University of Texas Libraries)

Upcoming Webinar: Radical Collaboration: Library Publisher Partnerships to Advance the Global Knowledge Commons
(Center for Research Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

New: Linking to Datasets on arXiv
(arXiv Blog)

Open-Access Publisher PLOS Pushes to Extend Clout beyond Biomedicine
(Nature)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Racism Is Systemic in Artificial Intelligence Systems, Too
(Georgetown Security Studies Review)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Advancing Equity in College Attainment: Strategically Designing Scholarship and Support Programs
(National College Attainment Network and John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities)

Elite Colleges Started EdX as a Nonprofit Alternative to Coursera. How Is It Doing?
(EdSurge)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

New White House Panel Aims to Separate Science, Politics
(Associated Press)

 

Data & Analytics

Updated: Science and Engineering State Profiles
(US National Science Foundation)

 

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, May 14

Top o’ the Review

College Graduates in Year of COVID-19 Experienced Drop in Employment, Labor Force Participation
(Pew Research Center)

Deepfake Detectors and Data Sets Exhibit Racial and Gender Bias, USC Study Shows
(VentureBeat)

Introducing the Digital Records Curation Programme
(International Council on Archives)

Library as Place: Understanding Contradicting User Expectations (abstract only)
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

May 28 COPE Webinar: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(Committee on Publication Ethics)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Houghton Leader Tom Hyry Takes on Expanded Role
(Harvard Library)

Open Access and Academic Journal Contracts: Presentation to UC Board of Regents’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee
(Office of Scholarly Communication, University of California)

Roots of Wellness: Digital Humanities Project Shares, Validates Afro-indigenous Knowledge of Caribbean Women Healers
(University of Oregon)

Scott Weingart to Lead Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship at Notre Dame
(Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame)

 

Libraries—Other

Descriptive Analysis of Data-Availability Statements Accompanying medRxiv Preprints, Comparison with Published Counterparts
(PLOS ONE)

Elsevier Title-Level Pricing: Dissecting the Bowl of Spaghetti
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

Revised Status of Academic Librarians Standards
(ACRL Insider)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Dylan Thomas Digital Collection Launched Online
(Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin)

 

Data & Analytics

Where Should Our Digital Data Go after We Die? UBC Study Explores Possibilities
(UBC Science, The University of British Columbia)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Chronicling the Life Cycle of Top News Stories with StoryGraphBot
(Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group, Old Dominion University)

 

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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