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Day in Review (May 24–27, 2021)

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Monday, May 24

Top o’ the Review

Knowledge Creation through Collaboration: The Role of Shared Institutional Affiliations and Physical Proximity
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

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

Oxford Internet Institute Announces First Keynote Speaker for International MISDOOM Symposium on Misinformation
(Oxford Internet Institute)

Tackling Systemic Racism Requires the System of Science to Change
(Nature)

Unreliable Social Science Research Gets More Attention than Solid Studies
(Science)

 

ARL Member Libraries

ASU Library as a Partner in the New American University: Changing to Thrive (preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

Information Steward
(University of Pittsburgh)

OCLC Non-Roman Script Project Bridges Access Gaps to Research Materials
(UCLA Library)

Vanderbilt Heard Libraries Are New Home to Dizzy Gillespie Collection
(Vanderbilt University)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Research Institute Aims to Bring Diverse “New Storytellers” to Digital Scholarship
(University of Nebraska–Lincoln)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ACLS Shares 2021 Annual Meeting Video Recordings
(American Council of Learned Societies)

Final COVID-19 Pulse Point Survey of Higher Ed Leaders Shows How Institutions Are Adapting
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

CAUT Seeks Parliamentary Support for Motion 38 on Science and Research
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Data & Analytics

Data Equity—There Is No Hiding
(UNESCO Inclusive Policy Lab)

 

In Other News

Register for Free May 27 Webinar:  “Physical Donations at the Internet Archive”
(Internet Archive)

 

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 25

Top o’ the Review

All Publishers Must Fully Respect Researchers’ Rights by Providing Clarity and Transparency on Open Access
(European University Association, CESAER, and Science Europe)

A Year Later, Institutions Reflect on Systemic Changes Following the Murder of George Floyd
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Nature Index Annual Tables 2021: Country Comparisons in a Difficult Year
(Nature Index)

New Guidelines on Reopening Campus in Fall 2021
(American College Health Association)

Project MUSE Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Study “Subscribe to Open” Model for OA Journals
(Project MUSE)

Update: Post-Hearing Letter on 1201 Exemption to Enable Text and Data Mining Research
(Authors Alliance)

 

ARL Member Libraries

American Association of Law Libraries Announces 2021 Gallagher Award Winners
(American Association of Law Libraries)

Call for Proposals: LAUC-B Conference on Reimagining Libraries through Critical Library Practices, October 5–6, 2021
(UC Berkeley Library)

Beyond the Archives: How Remote Projects Benefit OHIO Researchers, Libraries Collections, and Staff
(Ohio University Libraries)

Learning to Lead: A New Digital Resource Library for Women Faculty in Medicine at Yale
(Yale School of Medicine)

Libraries Announce Mellon Grant Recipients to Launch US-Mexico Borderlands Digital Storytelling Projects and New Collaborations
(The University of Arizona Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

cOAlition S Calls On Researchers to Complete Plan S Impact Survey
(cOAlition S)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Privacy Trends: Four State Bills to Watch That Diverge from California and Washington Models
(Future of Privacy Forum)

NCH Statement Opposing “Divisive Concepts” Legislation
(National Coalition for History)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Using Data to Fuel Inclusive Excellence at Virginia Tech
(Ithaka S+R)

 

In Other News

A New Push for Scientific Integrity across Government
(Federal News Network)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Wednesday, May 26

Top o’ the Review

Association of University Presses Publishes 2020–2021 Annual Report
(AUPresses)

Changing the Culture of Data Management and Sharing: A Report on the NASEM Workshop
(GigaBlog)

Despite Eight Years of Increases in State Support, Public Colleges Entered 2020 Recession with Historically Low Funding
(State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, SHEEO)

NERL Develops Preferred Deal Elements for License Negotiations
(NERL)

University of Southern California Research Institute Announces National Registry to Track Police Misconduct
(USC Sol Price School of Public Policy)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Borrow Direct Celebrates 20th Anniversary
(Princeton University Library)

Hidden History of “Guerrilla Television”: UChicago Scholars Preserve Decades-Old Videos
(The University of Chicago Library)

How Researchers Can Help with Recovery Efforts for Jagger Library at University of Cape Town
(Columbia University Libraries)

Intriguing Items from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives’ Adopt-a-Book Program
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

Tiana Nobile Reads, Discusses Debut Poetry Collection Exploring Her Experience with Transnational Adoption (video)
(Tulane University Libraries YouTube channel)

 

Higher Ed—Members

On Digital Access & Digital Equity: What Is the University of Pittsburgh Doing?
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Data & Analytics

Minutes and Slides from COUNTER Annual General Meeting on May 19
(COUNTER)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Medical Schools Overhaul Curricula to Fight Inequities
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

NIH Names Marie A. Bernard as Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
(US National Institutes of Health)

 

In Other News

What People Tell Us about Their News Habits When They’re Not Being Asked
(Knight Foundation)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
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Thursday, May 27

Top o’ the Review

Census Bureau’s Use of ‘Synthetic Data’ Worries Researchers
(Associated Press)

Improving the Accessibility of Scientific Documents: Current State, User Needs, and a System Solution to Enhance Scientific PDF Accessibility for Blind and Low Vision Users
(arXiv)

Online Isn’t Optional: Student Polling on Access to Internet and Devices
(Institute for Higher Education Policy)

Global Research Council Launches a First of Its Kind Report on Gender-Disaggregated Data
(International Science Council)

When Misinformation Meets Scarcity: A Q&A with Kiera Butler
(Columbia Journalism Review)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Freedom Now Project—Documenting Students in Their Struggle for Social Justice
(VCU Libraries)

New Report Examines Changes to Copyright Law for Sound Recordings
(US Library of Congress)

The Librarian Activity Project: A Time Allocation Study of Academic Public Services Librarians
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

UMD Libraries Adopt Core Licensing Principles
(University of Maryland Libraries)

Washington University Libraries Acquire the Charles Johnson Papers
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

CLIR Announces Appointment of Digitizing Hidden Collections Program Assessors
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

College & Research Libraries News to Move to Online-Only Publishing Model
(ACRL Insider)

Commitment to Open Principles & Practices
(Orbis Cascade Alliance)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Gene Andrew Jarrett Named Princeton’s Next Dean of the Faculty
(Princeton University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education Announces Public Hearings on Protections for Students, Loan Repayment, Targeted Loan Cancellation Programs, and Other Higher Education Regulations
(US Department of Education)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Composition of Intern, Co-op Cohorts Show Employer DEI Efforts Are Falling Short
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Scientific Image Sleuth Faces Legal Action for Criticizing Research Papers
(Nature)

 

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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