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Day in Review (November 15–18)

Last Updated on July 9, 2022, 9:43 am ET

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Monday, November 15

Top o’ the Review

ALA Welcomes Removal of Offensive “Illegal Aliens” Subject Headings
(American Library Association)

Aspen Institute’s Commission on Information Disorder Releases Final Report
(Aspen Institute)

More to Open Than Access: Conversation with Peter Murray-Rust (podcast)

UNESCO General Conference Adopts Open Science Recommendation
(International Science Council)

US Colleges and Universities Remain Top Choice for International Students (Open Doors 2021 Report on International Educational Exchange Released)
(Institute of International Education)


ARL Member Libraries

Central Galleria of Hodges Library Named for Brenda Lewis Peel, First Black UT Graduate
(University of Tennessee Daily Beacon)

Global Press Archive CRL Alliance Launches El Caribe Digital Archive
(Center for Research Libraries)

King Library Press Welcomes Bibliographical Scholars for “Print/Reprint” Virtual Roundtable
(University of Kentucky)

University Library Receives IMLS National Leadership Grant to Preserve Email
(Illinois University Library)

When Will the Library Be Open?
(Inside Higher Ed)



Coverage of Open Citation Data Approaches Parity with Web of Science and Scopus
(Open Citations Blog)

Creating a Campaign to Increase Open Access to Research on Climate Science and Biodiversity: A Joint Initiative of Creative Commons, EIFL, and SPARC
(Creative Commons)

Educopia Institute Publishes Annual Report 2020
(Educopia Institute)

IMLS Releases FY 2021 Annual Financial Report
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)


Higher Ed

College Student Voting Jumped in 2020 Presidential Election
(Tufts University via Futurity)


Advocacy & Public Policy

US Higher Education Community Calls for a Return to Pre-COVID 19 International Student Enrollment Numbers and a National Strategy of Federal Actions and Policies to Increase International Student Enrollment
(Association of American Universities)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

OSTP Announces Public Events in November to Engage the American Public in National Policymaking about AI and Equity
(Computing Community Consortium)

Video Resources: Presentations Covering Various Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Accessibility Topics
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)


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


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Tuesday, November 16

Top o’ the Review

APLU Report: Public Universities Have Central Role in Helping Workers Upskill Amidst Record-Breaking Workforce Transition
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

New $10 Million Project Launched to Combat the Growing Mis- and Disinformation Crisis in Public Health
(Project Mercury)

Research Impact, Research Output, and the Role of International Collaboration
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

Winter Webinar Series: Public Humanities in Higher Ed
(National Humanities Alliance)


ARL Member Libraries

Cataloging with a DEI Lens
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Dozens of Indie Comics Creators Showcase Their Work at VCU’s Cabell Library
(VCU Libraries)

Global Press Archive CRL Alliance Adds Southeast Asian Newspapers as Digital Open Access Collection
(Center for Research Libraries)

OSU Library “Tribal Treaties Database” Unveiled at White House Tribal Nations Summit
(Oklahoma State University)

Surfacing Misrepresentations in University Libraries Collections through Graduate Research
(The Ohio State University Libraries)

University’s Dean of Libraries Sarah Pritchard Celebrates 15 Years at Northwestern, Talks Upcoming Retirement Plans
(The Daily Northwestern)



Warning: The Creeping Takeover of Open Science
(Plan S)

WorldCat Knowledge Base: A New Infrastructure for E-resource Management
(OCLC Next)


Higher Ed—Other

HBCU Community Awaits Next Executive Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)


Advocacy & Public Policy

National Archives and Records Administration Responds to Reopening Questions in AHA Letter of August 5, 2021
(American Historical Association)

EFF’s New “How to Fix the Internet” Podcast Tackles Toughest Issues in Tech
(Electronic Frontier Foundation)


Scholars & Scholarship

Gender Imbalance in the Editorial Activities of a Researcher-led Journal

Write Now! Managing Change and Increasing Research in an Academic Library
(Library Leadership and Management)


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Wednesday, November 17

Top o’ the Review

Canada’s Researchers Call for a Return to Stated Science Ambitions
(Nature Index)

Disability in the New Workplace: What Companies Need to Know and Do
(Project Include)

Hot off the Press! SCOSS Publishes Its Strategy for 2022–2024
(Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

NADOHE Introduces Framework to Advance Racial Equity on College and University Campuses
(National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education)

The Social Responsibilities of Scientists and Engineers
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)


ARL Member Libraries

$500,000 Grant Will Advance Preservation of the South’s Audiovisual History at University Libraries
(UNC University Libraries)

Let’s Create! Newman Library’s New Prototyping Studio Opens
(Virginia Tech University)

The Importance of Indigenous Librarianship: Q&A with Knowledge River Alumnus Alex Soto
(The University of Arizona)

UD Library, Museums and Press Impact Report 2019–2021
(University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press)

U-M Asia Library Will Soon Open the Oka Tadoku Room
(University of Michigan Library)

Video: Digital Scholars in Practice Series: Data Is Not Neutral, A Panel Discussion
(The University of Texas Libraries YouTube channel)


Higher Ed

“It’s a Shell Game”: How Under-the-Radar Companies Help For-Profit Colleges Stay in Business
(Hechinger Report)

Less Than Half of US College Students Know Their Schools’ Vaccination Policies, Study Shows
(Northeastern University)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Higher Education Diversity Strategies for Migrant and Refugee Inclusion
(European University Association)


Scholars & Scholarship

CHORUS Forum: “Are We Ready for Data Citation Metrics?” Summary Now Available

Going for Gold, or Gold Diggers?
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)


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Thursday, November 18

Top o’ the Review

Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Research Competencies in Writing and Literature
(ACRL Insider)

First Nations Communities Bring Expertise to Canada’s Scientific Research

Privacy in Public Archives: Managing Personally Identifiable Information in Special Collections
(RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage)

Science Policy from the Ground Up
(Issues in Science and Technology Policy)

Undergraduate Enrollment Drops Nearly 8% and Community Colleges Decline 15% Since Fall 2019
(National Student Clearinghouse)


ARL Member Libraries

How Penn’s Librarians Are Using Linked Data to Make the Web Better
(Penn Libraries)

In Practice: An Interview with Amy Nurnberger, MIT Libraries
(Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication)

Jason Broughton Has a Mission at the Library of Congress: “Expand and Be Inclusive”
(Roll Call)

Library Immersions Deepen Student Research
(Cornell University)

Library’s Quest to Fill Gaps and Perspectives in Iowa State’s History
(Iowa State University)

University of Illinois: Prep Work Underway for $46.8 Million First Phase of Undergraduate Library Renovation



BitCurator Consortium Newsletter–Autumn 2021
(BitCurator Consortium)

Japan Data Catalog for the Humanities and Social Sciences (JDCat) Goes into Full Operation Enabling Data Cross-Searching in the Humanities and Social Sciences
(National Institute of Informatics (Japan))


Higher Ed

ACE, Other Higher Education Associations File Briefs Correcting Tuition Refund Lawsuits’ False “Windfall” Claims
(American Council on Education)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Businesses Reported an 11.8% Increase to Nearly a Half Trillion Dollars for US R&D Performance during 2019
(US National Science Foundation)


Data & Analytics

Interconnecting Systems Using Machine-Actionable Data Management Plans–Hackathon Report
(Data Science Journal)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Upcoming Event (November 24): CARL Inclusion Perspectives Webinar Series: Third Panel Featuring Indigenous Library Colleagues
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)


In Other News

A Look at Gen Z’s Preferred Social Platforms
(Insider Intelligence)


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