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Day in Review (November 2–6, 2020)

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Monday, November 2

Top o’ the Review

Five New Higher Ed Data Sets Now Available from Ithaka S+R
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

Peer Review and Preprint Policies Are Unclear at Most Major Journals
(PLOS ONE)

Scholars Reflect on Wikipedia’s 20 Years of Crowdsourced Knowledge (book review)
(Science)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Native American Heritage Month Resources
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Sustainability in Library Renovation: Pioneering a Carbon-Neutral Future
(University of Virginia Library)

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) Autumn 2020 Newsletter
(Center for Research Libraries)

University of Guelph Joins HathiTrust
(University of Guelph Library)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Interactive Map Will Crowdsource Hate Crime Reports
(UCLA)

Zoom CEO and Founder Eric Yuan to Speak at Rice’s Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
(Rice University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ACHA Brief: Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education as Students Return Home
(American College Health Association)

Research Brief: University System of Georgia’s CASSIE Project Shows Positive Impact of International Education on Student Success
(Institute of International Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Presidents’ Alliance Condemns Proposed H-1B Rule That Would Erode United States’ Attractiveness to International Students
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Data & Analytics

ODDPub—A Text-Mining Algorithm to Detect Data Sharing in Biomedical Publications
(Data Science Journal)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

19 Universities Join the National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Chancellor Malatras Announces SUNY to Develop System-Wide Action Plan to Increase Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and to Combat Racial Inequality and Division
(SUNY, The State University of New York)

 

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

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Tuesday, November 3

Top o’ the Review

CoSA Issues Statement on Cultural Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access
(Council of State Archivists)

Government of Canada Invests in Doctoral Social Sciences and Humanities Research Talent
(Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada)

November 2020 Issue of College & Research Libraries Is Now Available Online
(College & Research Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Beth Adelman, Director of the Charles B. Sears Law Library, University at Buffalo, Elected Vice President/President-Elect of the American Association of Law Libraries
(American Association of Law Libraries)

First Peer-Reviewed Rap Album Published with University of Michigan Press
(University of Michigan Library)

Ivy Anderson to Retire from the University of California in June 2021
(California Digital Library)

Historical Recordings Database Gets a Reboot
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

Lisa O’Hara, University of Manitoba University Librarian, Appointed to Canadian Knowledge Research Network Committee
(University of Manitoba)

 

Libraries—Other

Assessment of Transparency Indicators across the Biomedical Literature: How Open Is Open?
(bioRxiv)

 

Higher Ed

AAUP Letter to NYU President Raises Concerns about Zoom Censorship
(American Association of University Professors)

Every Learner Everywhere Releases “Adaptive Courseware Implementation Guide” for Faculty
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

ACE, Higher Ed Groups Submit Amicus Briefs Opposing New H-1B Visa Rules
(American Council on Education)

 

Data & Analytics

Could Early Tweet Counts Predict Later Citation Counts? A Gender Study in Life Sciences and Biomedicine (2014–2016)
(PLOS ONE)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Podcast: FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Discusses the Digital Divide with Kathryn de Wit of Pew Charitable Trust
(Federal Communications Commission)

 

In Other News

Democratizing Data Reports Released by EDGI’s Environmental Enforcement Watch
(Environmental Data & Governance Initiative)

 

 

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

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@infodocket


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Wednesday, November 4

Top o’ the Review

2021 Library Publishing Forum: Call for Proposals
(Library Publishing Coalition)

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Racism and College Admission
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

California Will Be First State with Its Own Privacy Regulator
(Bloomberg Law)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Digitized Files Give Rare Glimpse of Anti-Union Advocacy
(Cornell University Library)

National Archives Launches Voting Rights Records Portal
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

UBC Library Meets Unsustainable Financial Situation as Digital Demand Grows
(The Ubyssey)

University of Alberta Library Renews Commitment as a Major Development Partner of PKP
(Public Knowledge Project)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Binational Great Lakes Higher Education Consortium Launched: Universities of Toronto and Illinois System to Serve as Co-Founders and Co-Chairs
(Council of the Great Lakes Region)

New Mexico Voters Pass GO Bond C Handily, State Affirms Support of Higher Education and Libraries
(University of New Mexico)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Project to Host November 10 Webinar to Release Supplemental Report
(American Council on Education)

 

Data & Analytics

NSF Releases Science and Engineering State Profiles: Fall 2020 Update
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Aspire Alliance Adds 19 Universities to STEM Inclusion Plan
(University Business)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Gender Stereotype and the Scientific Career of Women: Evidence from Biomedical Research Centers
(bioRxiv)

Why Duplicate Publications Matter: A Retraction Notice Goes Above and Beyond
(Retraction Watch)

 

In Other News

Important Updates to the Creative Commons Catalog
(Creative Commons)

 

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

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Thursday, November 5

Top o’ the Review

DOAJ to Lead a Collaboration to Improve the Preservation of Open Access Journals
(Directory of Open Access Journals)

In the Eye of the Beholder: What’s a Digital Preservation System Anyway?
(Ithaka S+R)

Introducing the HathiTrust Community on Slack
(HathiTrust)

Learning and Teaching Reimagined: A New Dawn for Higher Education?
(Jisc)

Video Recording of Lorcan Dempsey’s RLUK Presentation, “Pandemic Effects and Collection Directions”
(Research Libraries UK)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Library of Congress’ Copyright Office Taps Centers of Excellence to Improve Contact Centers
(Nextgov)

 

Libraries—Other

OASPA Founds New Organisation with Future-Proof Governance and Funding Structure for the OA Switchboard
(Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association)

Publications Should Be FAIR
(Leiden Madtrics)

 

Higher Ed

How Kent State Is Closing the Retention and Graduation Gap for Students of Color
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Data & Analytics

Student Monitor Fall 2020 Preview: Multi-Year Decline in Student Spending on College Course Materials Continues
(Association of American Publishers)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

AGB President & CEO Update: Strengthening Your Commitment to Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Gender Gaps in Research Productivity and Recognition among Elite Scientists in the US, Canada, and South Africa
(PLOS ONE)

Leveling Up: Women Academic Librarians’ Career Progression in Management Positions
(College & Research Libraries)

 

In Other News

Creative Commons Releases 2019 Annual Report
(Creative Commons)

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Workshop Report on Web and Machine Learning
(World Wide Web Consortium)

 

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

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Friday, November 6

Top o’ the Review

How the 2020 State Elections Affected Higher Education
(Forbes)

Unearthed: Examining the Contents of a 111-Year-Old Time Capsule
(University of Virginia Library)

Op-Ed: Why Can’t a Generation That Grew Up Online Spot the Misinformation in Front of Them?
(Los Angeles Times)

Presidents’ Alliance Statement on Election Results: Incoming Administration, Congress, and Courts Must Aggressively Move to Protect Dreamers, International Students, and Refugees
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

ARL Member Libraries

2020–2021 Subscription Review: An Update from Associate Dean of University Libraries for Collections and Content
(University of Washington Libraries)

Historic Gift to New Library Will Spark Research and Learning across Health Sciences
(University of Alberta)

Rhea Ballard-Thrower Will Become the New University Librarian and Dean of Libraries at UIC
(University of Illinois Chicago)

Update from CDL, CRL & HT Collaboration—First Small Project to Realize Open, Collaborative Infrastructure for Shared Print + Webinars
(California Digital Library, Center for Research Libraries, HathiTrust)

 

Libraries—Other

A Love Letter to Formats
(Open Preservation Foundation)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Annotated Bibliography: Transnational Digital Repression
(CitizenLab, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto)

 

Higher Ed—Other

The Academic Response to COVID-19
(Frontiers in Public Health)

Dear Colleague Letter: Strengthening American Infrastructure (SAI)
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Breaking Harmony Square: A Game That “Inoculates” against Political Misinformation
(Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review)

The “Particle Physics Reference Library” Is Now Available on Everybody’s Desktop
(CERN)

 

In Other News

NIST Initiatives on Artificial Intelligence Standards, Principles, and Critical AI Issues (video)
(US National Institute of Standards and Technology)

 

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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