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Day in Review (November 1–4)

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Monday, November 1

Top o’ the Review

How Faculty Define Quality, Prestige, and Impact of Academic Journals
(PLOS ONE)

National Science Board Report Highlights Key Role of United States in Scientific Collaborations
(US National Science Foundation)

Saying No to Sexual Harassment in Academia
(Association of American Universities)

Top 10 IT Issues, 2022: The Higher Education We Deserve
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Upcoming Webinar (November 9): Curating the Pandemic: Capturing Inclusive Memories
(American Council of Learned Societies)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Groundbreaking PUL Exhibition on Toni Morrison to Open Spring 2023
(Princeton University Library)

Introducing DUL’s “Statement on Potentially Harmful Language in Library Descriptions”
(Duke University Libraries)

Library of Congress Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
(US Library of Congress)

Time of One’s Own: Piloting Free Childminding at the University of Toronto Libraries
(College & Research Libraries News)

Undying History of Dracula’s Creator, Bram Stoker, Now at Emory
(Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

University of California HathiTrust ETAS Assessment—Summative Report to CoUL
(California Digital Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Archival Discovery and Delivery: Announcing the Lighting the Way Handbook
(Stanford Libraries)

Update on UKRI Open Access Policy: October 2021
(UK Research and Innovation)

 

Higher Ed

NIH Pulls Notice Aimed at Encouraging Applications from Black Scientists
(Science)

 

Data & Analytics

Education Indicators in Canada
(Statistics Canada)

Words Used in Text-Mining Research Carry Bias, Study Finds
(Cornell Chronicle)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity in Local and Comparative Contexts
(College & Research Libraries News)

 

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Tuesday, November 2

Top o’ the Review

Editorial: Brave New Publishing World
(The Scientist)

Facebook Plans to Shut Down Its Facial Recognition Program
(CNBC)

Funding Open Infrastructure: An Overview of Initial Work
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House’s Acquisition of Rival Publisher Simon & Schuster
(US Department of Justice)
Note: Additional coverage is available from AP and CNBC.

Will That College Degree Pay Off? Now You Can Finally See the Numbers
(Hechinger Report)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Combining Evidence Synthesis, Infodemic Management, and Participatory Design Practices to Understand How Health (Mis)Information Spreads in African American Communities
(Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies)

In Practice: An Interview with Colleen Lyon (University of Texas at Austin)
(Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication)

Library Collects Four Awards for Reimagining and Renovation
(Georgia Tech Library)

Multi-million Dollar Project Will Create New Space for Michigan State University’s Special Collections
(Fox 47 News)

Ray Bradbury Exhibit Opens with Free, Guided Tours; Virtual Tour Available Online
(University of South Carolina Libraries)

Saved from a Dumpster: 1980’s AIDS History
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

24 Arts Organizations Join the Collaborative ART Archive (CARTA)
(Internet Archive)

Taking the Research Journal in a New Direction
(Cambridge University Press)

 

Higher Ed

Universities Canada’s Social Impact Principles
(Universities Canada)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

CDT Joins EFF, Library Associations, Startup Community in Third Circuit Amicus Brief on Section 230 Exemptions
(Center for Democracy & Technology)

Non-patent Intellectual Property Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccines, Treatment and Containment
(Digital Commons @ American University Washington College of Law)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity Committees during the Era of Social Justice
(International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Yours, Mine, Ours: Some Best Practices for Authors Writing Collaboratively
(Journal of Creative Library Practice)

 

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Wednesday, November 3

Top o’ the Review

Academic Freedom and Its Constraints: A Complex History
(Canadian Journal of Higher Education)

Is Scientific Communication Fit for Purpose?
(Scholarly Kitchen)

Reminder: Tomorrow (November 4) Is World Digital Preservation Day 2021
(Digital Preservation Coalition)

Sessions at December 2021 CNI Virtual and In-Person Member Meetings
(Coalition for Networked Information)

What Information Are We Providing to Users with Disabilities? An Analysis of ARL Libraries’ Accessibility Webpages
(College & Research Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A New Library for UW Health Sciences
(University of Washington Libraries)

Anne Rice Collection: Conservation Update
(Tulane University Libraries)

Casting the Net Wide: Lowering Barriers Faced by Black Authors and Booksellers
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Prized Manuscript—and Valuable Lesson—Unearthed in Soviet Archive
(Harvard Gazette)

Western Libraries Helps Uncover Hidden Stories from the Silk Roads
(Western Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Annual Collegiate Recruiting Survey: Hiring, Wages Expected to Climb
(Michigan State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Introducing the Coursera Impact Report 2021
(Coursera)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Joint Commitment for Action on Inclusion and Diversity in Publishing: Wiley Research Annual Update 2021
(John Wiley & Sons)

National Student Clearinghouse Announces Initiative to Create Centralized DEI Education Research Platform
(US National Student Clearinghouse)

Study: Admissions Lotteries at Selective Colleges Might Dramatically Reduce Enrollment of Students of Color, Low-Income Students, and Men
(American Educational Research Association)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

New Resource: Checklist for an Open Research Action Plan
(UK Reproducibility Network)

 

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Thursday, November 4

Top o’ the Review

Five Things You Need to Know to Support Reproducible Publication Practices
(Knowledge Exchange)

Hyde Park Debate: Copyright and the Public Good
(Charleston Hub)

Open Access Journals Must Be Preserved Forever (Project JASPER Update)
(Public Knowledge Project)

Time to Act: At-Risk Digital Materials Identified in a Global Assessment
(Digital Preservation Coalition)

Who Pays for the Humanities?
(Humanities Indicators)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Introducing DUL’s “Statement on Potentially Harmful Language in Library Descriptions”
(Duke University Libraries)

Legacy of Dedicated Library Retirees Carol and Vic Nunn Lives On through $1.1 Million Gift
(McMaster University Library)

Students Leading the Way: A Micro-Adaptation of UCLA’s WI+RE Model to Create Information Literacy Tutorials
(College & Research Libraries News)

Syracuse University Libraries’ Module-2 Storage Facility Progresses toward Completion
(Syracuse University)

University of Alberta Libraries Implement Self-Checkout System
(The Gateway)

Wilson Library Acquires Biblical and Islamic Manuscript Created by Omar Ibn Said
(UNC Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Navigating the College-to-Career Pathway: The 10 Rules of Moving from Youth Dependency to Adult Economic Independence
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

OpenStax and Collaborators Receive $1.13 Million to Develop Free Textbooks
(Rice University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Great Science Begins with Nurturing Early-Career Researchers
(Issues in Science and Technology)

Study Finds Virtual Environment Offers Employers Path to Equity in Hiring for Full-Time Jobs and Internships
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Libraries Inspire: Transcript of the Session with Professor Karima Bennoun, UN Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights 2015–2021
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Beyond the Basics: Addressing DEI Blind Spots on Global Campuses
(NAFSA: Association of International Educators)

 

In Other News

NASA, ESA Partnership Releases Platform for Open-Source Science in the Cloud
(US National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

 

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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