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Day in Review (November 28–December 1)

Last Updated on December 1, 2022, 4:19 pm ET

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Monday, November 28

Top o’ the Review

Announcing November 29, 2022, Open Government Engagement Session on Increasing Federal Data Access and Utility
(OSTP: Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House)

5.4 Million Twitter Users’ Stolen Data Leaked Online—More Shared Privately
(Bleeping Computer)

Library and Archives Canada Opens Its New Preservation Storage Facility
(Library and Archives Canada)

More Than 90 Human Rights and LGBTQ Groups Sign Letter Opposing the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA)
(Fight for the Future)

Now Available: Recording and Slides for IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL) Webinar re: ARL & Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(IFLA: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)


ARL Member Libraries

Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) PhD Students and Western Libraries Help Launch Media Library in El Salvador
(Western University)

Introducing Collection Services
(Duke University Libraries)

Navajo Code Talker Collections Donated to Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections (CSWR)
(The University of New Mexico)

Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through Purchasing Award-Winning Books
(Temple University Libraries)

University of Calgary Library Creating 3D Models of Alberta Residential Schools
(University of Calgary via CBC)

Video: Systemic Racism in Science Communication
(Network of the National Library of Medicine)



Images and the Promise of ARKs with IIIF
(ARK Alliance)


Higher Ed

Government of Canada Invests in the Next Generation of Scientists and Researchers
(Government of Canada)

Proof Points: 861 Colleges and 9,499 Campuses Have Closed Down Since 2004
(Hechinger Report)


Scholars & Scholarship

Adoption of Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines across Journals

Call for Papers and Workshops: 48th Annual Conference of IASSIST
(CODATA: Committee on Data of the International Science Council)

The Predator Effect—Fraud in the Scholarly Publishing Industry: An Interview with Simon Linacre
(Scholarly Kitchen)


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

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Tuesday, November 29

Top o’ the Review

Accountability in the Knowledge Commons: Lessons from Next Generation Library Publishing and the 2022 Values and Principles Summit
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

Gender Gap among Highly Cited Researchers, 2014–2021
(Quantitative Science Studies)

Keynote Speaker at Open Ed Conference Calls for Intentional Focus on Racial Justice

National College Completion Progress Rate Stalls
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

Offline Internet Consortium Receives $300,000 Arcadia Grant
(OLI: Offline Internet Consortium)


ARL Member Libraries

Best Books to Give This Holiday Season
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

National Archives Begins Work on 1960 Census Records Release
(NARA: US National Archives and Records Administration)

Strategic Planning Underway
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

Support for Digital Techniques and Tools
(Boston College Libraries)



Communicating about Weeding
(Partnership for Shared Book Collections)

University Set to Open Book on Library Overhaul after Ex-boss’s $1M Donation
(London Free Press)


Higher Ed—Other

APLU Joins Effort with Higher Education Association Leaders to Improve Student Aid Offers and Price Transparency
(APLU: Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Upcoming Online Event (Monday, December 12): Machine Learning, Metrics & Merit: The Future of Research Assessment
(RoRI: Research on Research Institute)


Scholars & Scholarship

Case Study: ROR in the Center for Open Science (COS) Open Science Framework
(ROR: Research Organization Registry)

Funders Summit 2022: Summary and Resources
(IOI: Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Prolific Non-research Authors in High-Impact Scientific Journals: Meta-research Study


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Wednesday, November 30

Top o’ the Review

Briefing Paper on EOSC: Federating Research Infrastructures in Europe For Fair Access to Data
(Science Europe)

Case Study: The Role of Research Funders in the Consolidation of the PID Landscape
(Knowledge Exchange)

Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble to Receive NISO’s 2023 Miles Conrad Award
(NISO: National Information Standards Organization)

National Science Board Will Hold a Hybrid Meeting Dec 1–2, 2022
(NSF: National Science Foundation)

New Report Identifies Action Steps and Research to Accelerate Progress on Sustainable Development Goals
(NASEM: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)


ARL Member Libraries

Documenting The Cold War Site Launched
(University of Texas Libraries)

Laying the Groundwork: What Really Goes Into the Making of a Library?
(McGill Library)

PubMed Update: Proximity Search Now Available in PubMed
(National Library of Medicine Technical Bulletin)

Texas Universities Reach Historic Deal with Elsevier: TLCUA Saves Texas Universities Millions Collectively
(TLCUA: Texas Library Coalition for United Action)

TRLN Publishes Guidelines for Language Used in Exhibitions
(TRLN: Triangle Research Libraries Network)



Better Together Than Alone: Say Hello Again To The Open Knowledge Network
(Open Knowledge Foundation)

Webinar Recording: Rights Retention for Books and Book Chapters
(OASPA: Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association)


Advocacy & Public Policy

White House Considering Pilot Program to Improve Public Interaction with Federal Data


Scholars & Scholarship

Interdisciplinary Collaboration From Diverse Science Teams Can Produce Significant Outcomes
(PLOS One)

Learned Publishing—Special Redux Issue Now Published
(ALPSP: Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers)

The Impact of Open and Reproducible Scholarship on Students’ Scientific Literacy, Engagement, and Attitudes Towards Science: A Review and Synthesis of the Evidence


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Thursday, December 1

Top o’ the Review

ARL Statement on Texas Library Coalition for United Action Agreement with Elsevier
(Association of Research Libraries)

CLIR Announces Pocket Burgundy Awards
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Internet Archive Releases Report on Securing Digital Rights for Libraries
(Internet Archive)

Open Access Policy Update: December 2022
(UKRI: UK Research and Innovation)

Upcoming Event (December 7, 2022): Second Call of the Bibliometrics and Research Impact Canadian Community of Practice
(CARL: Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

White House Releases First-of-a-Kind Indigenous Knowledge Guidance for Federal Agencies
(OSTP: Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President)


ARL Member Libraries

Research Grants Program at Princeton University Library – Accepting Applications Through Jan. 17
(Princeton University Library)

University Libraries’ Carbon Footprint Research Leads To International Best Paper Prize
(Virginia Tech University Libraries)



A Letter from John Wilkin

LIBER Strategy 2023-2027 NOW ONLINE!
(LIBER: Association of European Research Libraries)

Price Change: We’re Updating Our Fee For Authors

Texas Digital Library & Portico: A Community-Based Digital Preservation Partnership
(Texas Digital Library)


Higher Ed—Other

Canada Leads The G7 For the Most Educated Workforce, Thanks to Immigrants, Young Adults and a Strong College Sector, But is Experiencing Significant Losses in Apprenticeship Certificate Holders in Key Trades
(Statistics Canada)

New Data: AACTE Finds College and University-Based Alternative Teacher Preparation Programs More Effectively Address Educator Shortage than Alternative Programs Outside of Higher Ed
(AACTE: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education)


Advocacy & Public Policy

The 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27): Outcomes and Opportunities for Libraries
(IFLA: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Scholars & Scholarship

A Database Tells No Tales: Narrating Inquiry with LibGuides
(The Journal of Creative Library Practice)

How Prominent Science Communicators on YouTube Understand the Impact of Their Work
(Frontiers in Communication)

Indicators of Research Quality, Quantity, Openness and Responsibility in Institutional Review, Promotion and Tenure Policies Across Seven Countries
(Quantitative Science Studies)


In Other News

Scientific Integrity: Handling Knowledge as a Public Good
(EPRS: European Parliament Research Service)


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