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Day in Review (May 23–26)

Last Updated on May 26, 2022, 4:08 pm ET

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Monday, May 23

Top o’ the Review

AUPresses Releases 2022 Annual Report
(Association of University Presses)

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Leadership and Action for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Introducing the 2022 Authenticity Project Fellows
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Measuring Publication Diversity among the Most Productive Scholars: How Research Trajectories Differ in Communication, Psychology, and Political Science
(Scientometrics)

Who Has Student Loan Debt in America?
(Washington Post)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Utah Expert Is Studying the World’s Oldest Movable-Type Book—and It’s Not the Gutenberg Bible
(Salt Lake Tribune)

Donna Hayward Appointed Interim Leader of U-M Libraries
(University of Michigan)

Inside and Out: Working with Vendors to Improve Accessibility
(University of Washington Libraries)

New Exhibit Features Hispanic Theater Collection
(University of Houston Libraries)

Statement on Harmful Language in Archival Description
(Simon Fraser University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Call for Special Collections!
(Open Library of Humanities)

Conference Presentation: Beyond the Conference: Health Sciences Librarians’ Motivations for Publishing
(IUPUI ScholarWorks)

 

Higher Ed

Neurodiversity Belongs in Higher Education
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference (November 2022)
(American Association of Colleges and Universities)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

King County Judge Agrees with AG Ferguson, Denies Google’s Attempt to Dismiss Location Tracking Lawsuit
(Washington State Office of the Attorney General)

Policy Brief: Harnessing Data to Accelerate the Transition from Disaster Response to Recovery
(CODATA: Committee on Data of the International Science Council)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Engagement in Online Learning: Student Attitudes and Behavior during COVID-19
(Frontiers in Education)

 

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Tuesday, May 24

Top o’ the Review

Burn-Proof Edition of “The Handmaid’s Tale” up for Auction
(Associated Press)

How Academic Institutions Can Help to Close Wikipedia’s Gender Gap
(Nature)

OCLC Releases More Than 150 Million WorldCat Entities as the Foundation of a Linked Data Infrastructure
(OCLC)

Plan S Journal Comparison Service: Open for Publishers to Register and Deposit Price and Service Data
(cOAlition S)

Upcoming Online Symposium (June 14): The Great Resignation Era: Attracting and Retaining Library Talent
(International Alliance of Research Library Associations)

 

ARL Member Libraries

From Buddhist Temples to Penn Libraries
(University of Pennsylvania)

National Archives Receives $9.1 Million Technology Modernization Fund Award to Modernize Mission-Critical IT
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Research Sprints Are Underway: Faculty and Library Experts Work Together on Challenging Problems
(University of Virginia Library)

UMass Libraries Launch New Website
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

“What, Me Worry?”: The Nick Meglin Papers at the Rubenstein Library
(Duke University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Book Chapter: Ethics of Open Data (preprint)
(arXiv)

Minutes and Slides from the COUNTER Annual General Meeting Now Available Online
(COUNTER)

 

Higher Ed—Members

University of California System Joins AAAS SEA Change to Systematically Advance DEI in STEMM
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

 

Higher Ed—Other

International STEM Talent Is Crucial for a Robust US Economy
(US National Science Board)

Useful Stats: Science & Engineering Graduate Students and Postdoctorates by State, 2016–2020
(State Science & Technology Institute)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Ableism and Disability Discrimination in New Surveillance Technologies: How New Surveillance Technologies in Education, Policing, Health Care, and the Workplace Disproportionately Harm Disabled People
(Center for Democracy and Technology)

The Surveillance State Is Primed for Criminalized Abortion
(WIRED)

 

In Other News

New Videos Available Today from the Data Literacy Training Initiative
(Statistics Canada)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Wednesday, May 25

Top o’ the Review

AAMC Statement on Recent Mass Shootings in Texas, New York, California
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

New Online Archive Offers a Glimpse into More than a Century of American History
(The Cooper Union)

Open Research in Conversation: Two Approaches (Octopus and ResearchEquals) to Micropublications
(Jisc Research)

Overseeing the Overseers: Can Federal Oversight of Accreditation Improve Student Outcomes?
(Ithaka S+R)

Science Must Not Be Used to Foster White Supremacy
(Scientific American)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Colorado State University Libraries Joins OCLC Research Library Partnership
(OCLC Research)

New Online Exhibit: Healthy, Happy, Wholesome: Cooking and Wellness in Canadian History
(University of Guelph Library)

Shaw Named University Librarian
(Vanderbilt University)

 

Libraries—Other

A View from the Inside: Integrating the University Library within an Academic Department
(LIBER Quarterly)

Save the Date for the 2022 CRKN Conference
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

Upcoming Online Event: CARL Inclusion Perspectives Webinar Series: Fourth Panel Featuring Library Colleagues with Disabilities
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

West Virginia University Libraries Joins MIT Press Open Access Publishing Initiative
(West Virginia University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Brown Adopts Land Acknowledgment, Additional Commitments to Native and Indigenous Communities
(Brown University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Over 40 Members of Congress Urge Google to Limit Location Data Collection for a Post-Roe America
(VICE)

Remote Learning Apps Tracked Millions of Kids around the World
(Protocol)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Department of Energy Announces $40 Million to Provide Research Training Opportunities for Historically Underrepresented Groups
(US Department of Energy)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

The High Scholarly Value of Grey Literature before and during COVID-19
(Scientometrics)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Thursday, May 26

Top o’ the Review

Current Term Enrollment Estimates, Spring 2022
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force Publishes Interim Report
(US National Science Foundation)

New HHMI Program Pledges $1.5 Billion for Outstanding Early Career Faculty Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Updates to TRLN Discovery Subject Remapping Program
(Triangle Research Libraries Network)

Why Racial Disparities in NIH Funding Persist and What Might Fix the Problem
(Chemical and Engineering News)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Drag Queen Story Time for Adults in the Library
(University of Saskatchewan University Library)

Inside the Milberg Gallery: The Garden in Eden and the Origin of Knowledge
(Princeton University Library)

Musician and Artist Tom Wilson Donates Archive to McMaster Library
(McMaster University)

 

Libraries—Other

CLIR Announces 2022 Editorial Committee for Pocket Burgundy Series
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Expanding Globally, Listening Locally: Open Science in Africa
(PLOS)

Janeway Systems Partners with Three More Institutions to Migrate Their Journals: Ghent University Library, University of Iowa Libraries, and Washington University in St Louis University Libraries
(Open Library of Humanities)

Wikimedia Project Update
(Digital Public Library of America)

 

Higher Ed—Members

“That’s Just Common Sense.” USC Researchers Find Bias in Up to 38.6% of “Facts” Used by AI
(University of Southern California)

University of Oregon Data Ethicist Cautions against Overreliance on Algorithms
(University of Oregon)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

HHS Secretary Becerra Establishes Advanced Research Project Agency for Health (ARPA-H)  within NIH
(US Department of Health and Human Services)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Can Happy Labs Increase Diversity? Major Funder Bets Big on Young Scientists
(Science)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

War in Ukraine and Disinformation Newsletter, 26 May 2022
(Programme on Democracy & Technology, Oxford Internet Institute)

 

In Other News

A Face Search Engine Anyone Can Use Is Alarmingly Accurate
(New York Times)

 

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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