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Day in Review (November 29–December 2)

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Monday, November 29

Top o’ the Review

Book Launch—Citizen Science Skilling for Library Staff, Researchers, and the Public
(LIBER)

International Library Associations Applaud UNESCO Open Science Recommendation
(International Association of Research Libraries)
See also: Statement from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

Pandemic Has Fundamentally Changed Role of Teachers, New Surveys Show
(Jisc)

UNESCO’s General Conference Reaches Global Agreements on Artificial Intelligence, Open Science, and Education
(UNESCO)

Upcoming Virtual Book Talk (Thursday, December 2): Along Came Google: Authors Deanna Marcum and Roger C. Schonfeld in Conversation with Brewster Kahle
(Internet Archive)

 

ARL Member Libraries

McMaster Seeking Input for Institutional Strategy on Research Data Management
(McMaster University Library)

National Archives to Award $3 Million for Historical Records Projects
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

New Platform for UH Digital Collections
(University of Houston Libraries)

Role for the Library in Public Research: The Global COVID-19 Dashboard (preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

 

Libraries—Other

Just Published: Final Report of the Lighting the Way Project
(Stanford Libraries)

NISO Publishes Updated Access & License Indicators (ALI) Recommended Practice
(National Information Standards Organization)

Survey of Biomedical Journals to Detect Editorial Bias and Nepotistic Behavior
(PLOS Biology)

 

Higher Ed—Members

arXiv Founder Ginsparg Wins Einstein Foundation Berlin Award
(Cornell University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ACE, 45 Other Higher Education Associations Submit Comments in Response to DHS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
See also: Statement from Microsoft and Princeton University
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

LCA Submits Comments on Publishers’ Protection Study
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Transparency in Federal Agency Statistics—New Report
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

From the Archivist of the United States: Valuing Equity and Diversity
(Archival Outlook)

NIH to Hold Series of Listening Sessions on UNITE Initiative and Racial Equity
(US National Institutes of Health)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
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Tuesday, November 30

Top o’ the Review

2021 CRKN Virtual Conference in Review
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

American Library Association Opposes Widespread Efforts to Censor Books in US Schools and Libraries
(American Library Association)

Report on Open Education in European Libraries of Higher Education
(SPARC Europe)

State of Open Data 2021
(Digital Science)

Twitter Will Remove “Private” Media That’s Posted without Consent
(Washington Post)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Direct to Open Enables MIT Press to Publish Full List of Spring 2022 Monographs and Edited Collections Open Access
(MIT Press)

Grateful Dead Rises Again in New Duke Course and Library Exhibit
(Duke Today)

LC Labs Releases Report on Humans-in-the-Loop Machine Learning Research Framework
(Library of Congress)

Student Research Ends 80 Years of IU Silence
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

Valuable Early Opera Recordings Collection Donated to UCSB Library
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Training Computers to Tease Out the Subtext behind the Text
(Purdue University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

LCA Submits Comments on Proposed Rule for Compliance Review by Copyright Claims Attorney
(Library Copyright Alliance)

United States Needs a Department of Technology and Science Policy
(Nature)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Ordinary Beauty: An Unashamed Manifesto for LibGuides
(Journal of Creative Library Practice)

 

In Other News

Announcing The New Real Observatory, a Step towards Shaping the Future of Climate Data Art
(Alan Turing Institute)

Saving History with Sandbags: Climate Change Threatens the Smithsonian
(New York Times)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Wednesday, December 1

Top o’ the Review

2.9 Billion People Still Offline: New Data from ITU Suggest “COVID Connectivity Boost”—but World’s Poorest Being Left Far Behind
(International Telecommunication Union)

Big Data Infrastructure at the Crossroads
(Ithaka S+R)

More Readers in More Places: The Benefits of Open Access for Scholarly Books
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

Q&A with Peter Kaufman: Open Access Publishing and Access to Knowledge
(Authors Alliance)

Why and How Science Students in the United States Think Their Peers Cheat More Frequently Online: Perspectives during the COVID-19 Pandemic
(International Journal for Educational Integrity)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Valuable, Dangerous Legacy
(University of Michigan Library)

AIDS Posters: A Community Tool Used to Save Lives
(US National Library of Medicine)

First Annual Lewis Music Library Holiday Playlist
(MIT Libraries)

Framework for Provider Agreements: Frequently Asked Questions
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

Oral History Project Recalls Chimney Tops 2 Wildfires
(University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

High School Benchmarks: With a Gap Year College Enrollment Analysis for Class of 2020
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Accuracy and Completeness of Drug Information in Google Snippet Blocks
(Journal of the Medical Library Association)

SPARC 2021 Accomplishments
(SPARC)

The Experimental Research Funder’s Handbook (RoRI Working Paper no.6)
(Research on Research Institute)

Those Cute Cats Online? They Help Spread Misinformation
(New York Times)

Towards a Reform of the Research Assessment System: Scoping Report
(Publications Office of the European Union)

 

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

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Thursday, December 2

Top o’ the Review

AGB Benchmarking Report Highlights Continued Demographic Shifts in Composition of Higher Education Governing Boards
(Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges)

Health Sciences Librarians’ Engagement in Open Science: A Scoping Review
(Journal of the Medical Library Association)

New Report from UNESCO IESALC Presents Findings from a Public Consultation on the Futures of Higher Education
(UNESCO)

Wiley Acquires Open Access Innovator Knowledge Unlatched
(Wiley)

World’s Trust in Science, Scientists Rises amid Pandemic
(Gallup)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Letters of Samuel Beckett Location Register Receives Delmas Foundation Grant
(Emory University Libraries)

Libraries’ Digital Exhibit Examines Work of Editorial Cartoonist Jerry Doyle
(Penn State University Libraries)

MEDLINE 2022 Initiative: Transition to Automated Indexing
(US National Library of Medicine)

U-M Clements Library Acquires Rare Hand-Drawn Map of Detroit from 1761, Pursues Crowdfunding
(University of Michigan)

 

Libraries—Other

Announcing the Results of ORCID’s 2022 Board Election
(ORCID)

arXiv Executive Director Eleonora Presani to Step Down
(arXiv)

Transparency for Preprints: Handling Withdrawals and Removals
(Europe PMC)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UGA Recommends Naming Two Facilities for African American Alumni
(University of Georgia)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Textbook Publishers Sue Shopify over Alleged “Massive” IP Violations
(Reuters)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Policy Analysis: Revised, Highly Prescriptive FTC Safeguards Rule
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Impact of Geographical Bias When Judging Scientific Studies
(Scientometrics)

 

In Other News

AUPresses Adopts New Strategy for Its Annual Meetings
(Association of University Presses)

 

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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