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Day in Review (November 21–22)

Last Updated on November 22, 2022, 2:52 pm ET

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Note: In observance of Thanksgiving, ARL will be closed Wednesday, November 23 and will reopen Monday, November 28, 2022. During this period, Day in Review will be on hiatus. We extend our warmest wishes for a safe and festive holiday.

Monday, November 21

Top o’ the Review

Academic Library Innovation: A Selective Review
(LL&M: Library Leadership & Management)

Academic Tracker: Software For Tracking and Reporting Publications Associated with Authors and Grants
(PLOS One)

Digital Higher Education: Emerging Quality Standards, Practices and Supports

This Copyright Lawsuit Could Shape the Future of Generative AI

Urban Libraries Council Unveils Declaration of Democracy at Annual Forum


ARL Member Libraries

Brown Library Hosts NEH Institute on Digital Publishing, Shares Full Curriculum on Website
(Brown University Library)

Prominent Civil Rights Attorney Al Gerhardstein Donates Papers to the University of Cincinnati
(University of Cincinnati Libraries)

Sharing Stories About Wrangling Data
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

UBC Library Digitizes William Shakespeare’s First Folio
(The University of British Columbia Library)



Video: “ACRL Presents—Libraries and Learning Analytics: The Future is Now”
(ACRL: Association of College & Research Libraries)


Higher Ed

‘Full-on Robot Writing’: The Artificial Intelligence Challenge Facing Universities
(The Guardian)

Readout of the National Science and Technology Council Roundtable on Preventing Harassment in Isolated Scientific Research Environments
(The White House)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Government of Canada Investment Ensures Researchers and Students Continue to Have Access to Vital Statistical Data
(Government of Canada)

Public Access to Scientific Publications Resulting from Federally Funded R&D
(CRS: Congressional Research Service)


Scholars & Scholarship

A Quantitative and Qualitative Open Citation Analysis of Retracted Articles in the Humanities
(QSS: Quantitative Science Studies)

Perspectives on E-Books and Digital Textbooks and the Way Ahead


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

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Tuesday, November 22

Top o’ the Review

Assessment Trends in the Late Pandemic Era: Reflections from the 2022 Library Assessment Conference
(Ithaka S+R)

Call for Papers for LIBER’s 2023 Annual Conference Now Open
(LIBER: Association of European Research Libraries)

Going Into Fourth Gear: SCOSS Launches Its 4th Pledging Round
(SCOSS: Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

Science in Motion: A Qualitative Analysis of Journalists’ Use and Perception of Preprints
(PLOS One)

The Copyright Claims Board: Worrying Implications for Scholarship


ARL Member Libraries

Historical Texts Helping Modern Students
(Queen’s University Library)

NARA to Award 1.9 Million for Historical Records Projects
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Negotiations with Elsevier Stall, Contract to Expire Dec. 31
(University of Oregon)

The Dark Side of the Textbook Publishing Market
(University of Saskatchewan Library)

The Rubenstein Library’s Disruptive Copy of A Curious Herbal
(Duke University Libraries)


Higher Ed—Members


Higher Ed—Other

AACRAO and UPCEA Announce 2023 Conference to Examine the Emergent Field of Alternative Credentials in Higher Education
(AACRAO: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers)

ACE, Higher Ed Groups: Pass Legislation Now to Protect Dreamers
(ACE: American Council on Education)

Canadian Postsecondary Enrolments And Graduates, 2020/2021
(Statistics Canada)

Spotlight Series Recap: Open Source, Tech Transfer & Commercialization
(HELIOS: Higher Education Leadership Initiative for Open Scholarship)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Video: Facial Recognition Current Capabilities, Future Prospects, and Governance (Meeting 6)
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)


Data & Analytics

NTIA Calls For Tough New Privacy Rules
(NTIA: US National Telecommunications and Information Administration)


Scholars & Scholarship

Data Quality Assurance at Research Data Repositories
(Data Science Journal)

Understanding the Increasing Market Share of the Academic Publisher “Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute” in the Publication Output of Central and Eastern European Countries: a Case Study of Hungary


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