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Day in Review (May 9–12)

Last Updated on May 12, 2022, 4:12 pm ET

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Monday, May 9

Top o’ the Review

COVID Student Study: A Year in the Life of College Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic through the Lens of Mobile Phone Sensing
(CHI ’22: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems)

Facebook’s New AI System Has a “High Propensity” for Racism and Bias
(VICE)

HBCUs Stepping Up Support for LGBTQ+ Community
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

OhioLINK Replaces Alternative Subject Headings with Updated Library of Congress Subject Headings
(OhioLINK)

Professor Ramin Zabih Named arXiv Faculty Director
(arXiv)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Deb Ward Appointed Vice Provost for Libraries
(University of Missouri Libraries)

Dracine Hodges Appointed Interim University Librarian
(Duke Today)

Estorino to Be Interim Library Leader
(UNC University Libraries)

Evidence Synthesis Institute Piloting Training for Groups; Applications Accepted through May 31
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

McMaster Maps Supporting Cast in War Film Operation Mincemeat
(McMaster University Library)

Message from the Libraries in Response to Recent Acts of Hate against Our Black Colleagues
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

No Easy Answers: Big Data Vendors, Information Access, and Libraries
(University of Washington Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Video Recording: Artstor User Group Session 2022
(JSTOR)

 

Higher Ed

Analysis of Social Mission Commitment at Dental, Medical, and Nursing Schools in the US
(JAMA Network Open)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

SHLB, National Digital Inclusion Alliance Call for Senate Confirmation of Gigi Sohn
(Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition)

Thomson Reuters to Review Human Rights Impact of its Data Collection for ICE
(Electronic Frontier Foundation)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Government of Canada Supports Research Focused on Race, Gender, and Diversity
(Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada)

How Popular Merit College Scholarships Have Perpetuated Racial Inequities
(Washington Post)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
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Tuesday, May 10

Top o’ the Review

cOAlition S Invites the Research Community to Complete the Plan S Impact Survey
(cOAlition S)

Congress Strengthens NIH’s Ability to Address Harassment in NIH-Funded Activities
(US National Institutes of Health)

Innovation in Library Digital Inclusion Initiatives: Insights from the 2022 World Summit on the Information Society Forum
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Publishing and Library E-Lending: An Analysis of the Decade before Covid-19
(Publishing Research Quarterly)

“Some College, No Credential” Student Outcomes: Annual Progress Report–Academic Year 2020/21
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

Supporting Open Access, Integrating Distributed Research Platforms, and Building a Research Information Management Platform
(Code4Lib Journal)

 

ARL Member Libraries

John Hay Library Acquires José Rivera Papers
(Brown University Library)

University of South Carolina Library Acquires Rarest Folio of Shakespeare’s Plays
(South Carolina Public Radio)

Xuemao Wang Named Charles Deering McCormick University Librarian and Dean of Libraries
(Northwestern University)

Yusef Abdul Lateef Collection
(Vanderbilt University Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Becoming Metrics Literate: New Study Examines Videos on the H-index
(ScholCommLab)

Designing an Open Peer Review Process for Open Access Guides
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

 

Higher Ed

Concrete Details Emerge on edX’s Role after 2U Acquisition
(The Report by Class Central)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Advocacy Groups Celebrate State Department’s Steps to Launch Private Sponsorship of Refugees Later This Year
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

American Dragnet: Data-Driven Deportation in the 21st Century
(Center on Privacy and Technology, Georgetown University)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

”What Are You?”: Language, Power, and Identity
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

In Other News

Cultural Heritage: International Council on Monuments and Sites Releases 2021 Annual Report
(International Council on Monuments and Sites)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Wednesday, May 11

Top o’ the Review

Automated Research Workflows Are Speeding Pace of Scientific Discovery; New Report Offers Recommendations to Advance Their Development
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Death of the Monograph?
(Publishing Research Quarterly)

“Predatory” Publications Put Pressure on the Integrity of Scientific Literature
(European Science-Media Hub)

Public Knowledge Project’s Open Monograph Press
(Against the Grain)

Save the Date: Next IFLA ARL Webinar Series Re: Research Ethics in an Open Research Environment
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Interview with Gospel Great Kurt Carr Leads Expanded Collection Focus on Black Church Music
(Yale University Library)

Joseph Salem Named University Librarian
(Duke University)

Libraries’ Victor Betts Receives Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage
(NC State University Libraries)

Librarian Perspective: Q&A with Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections at Iowa State University
(Opening the Future)

 

Libraries—Other

CLOCKSS Announces Participation of Additional Publishers and Libraries
(CLOCKSS)

SciELO Preprints Server Completes Two Years of Operation, Contributing to the Advancement of Open Science
(SciELO)

Wiley Signs Declaration on Research Assessment, Deepens Commitment to Responsible Research Assessment
(Wiley)

 

Higher Ed

DataSpark Turns Attention to Rhode Island’s “Brain Drain”’
(Coleridge Initiative)

Highlights from CAUT’s 92nd Council Meeting
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Privacy Groups Warn about Data-Tracking if Roe Is Overturned
(NBC News)

States Band Together to Block Immigration Policy
(Stateline, an Initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Do Species Names Perpetuate Gender Bias in Science?
(Science)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Search Where You Will Find Most: Comparing the Disciplinary Coverage of 56 Bibliographic Databases
(Scientometrics)

 

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Thursday, May 12

Top o’ the Review

Gearing Up for 2023 Part II: Implementing the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy
(US National Institutes of Health)

Guest Post—What Do Library-Publisher Relations Look Like in 2022?
(The Scholarly Kitchen)

New NTIA Data Show Enduring Barriers to Closing the Digital Divide, Achieving Digital Equity
(US National Telecommunications and Information Administration)

Rushing to Document and Save: The War in Ukraine 2022 Web Archive
(Archive-It)

 

ARL Member Libraries

FSU Continues to Advance Translational Research with New Grant from the National Library of Medicine
(Florida State University)

Terri Miller Recommended as Interim Dean of MSU Libraries
(Michigan State University)

UGA Press Acquires NewSouth Books
(University of Georgia Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Announcing Phase 3 of the HathiTrust Shared Print Program
(HathiTrust)

Announcing the Flickr Foundation
(Flickr Foundation)

LYRASIS Announces Interim CEO Erin Tripp
(LYRASIS)

Save the Date: IATUL General Assembly 2022
(International Association of University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Inside a College Counseling Center Struggling with the Student Mental Health Crisis
(The Hechinger Report)

New Journal Focuses on How the Mind and Brain Process Language
(Penn Today)

 

Higher Ed—Other

NASPA Releases Research Report on Increasing Transparency and Accountability of Campus Police
(NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Election Results Are In: Keith Yamamoto to Serve as AAAS President-Elect
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

New Leadership of the National Science Board
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Data & Analytics

Stop Squandering Data: Make Units of Measurement Machine-Readable
(Nature)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Global Drumbeat: Permeations of Hip Hop across Diverse Information Worlds
(International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Digitizing and Cataloging a Corporate Annual Reports Collection: A Canadian Perspective
(Western Libraries)

 

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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