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Day in Review (November 30–December 4, 2020)

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Monday, November 30

Top o’ the Review

Announcing a New, National Program to Fund Cybersecurity Initiatives across Canada’s Research and Education Sector
(CANARIE)

Insights into the Sustainability Choices of Ten Key OS Infrastructure Initiatives
(SPARC Europe)

Is Funding Related to Higher Research Impact? Exploring Its Relationship and the Mediating Role of Collaboration in Several Disciplines
(Journal of Informetrics)

Open Access Legislation and Regulation in the United States: Implications for Higher Education
(Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Brazilian Women’s Archives Digitized with Support from Center for Research Libraries
(Center for Research Libraries)

International Students and COVID-19: The Initial Response from the Penn State Libraries (Preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

Iowa State University Library Shares a Collection of Agreements with Scholarly Publishers
(infoDOCKET)

MIT Libraries Has a New Patron Data Privacy Policy
(MIT Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Sneak Preview of This Year’s JROST Program
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

 

Higher Ed—Members

CAUT Council Passes Motion of Censure against the University of Toronto
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

Debt, Doubt, and Dreams: Understanding the Latino College Completion Gap
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UnidosUS)

 

Higher Ed —Other

4 Higher Education Experts on How COVID-19 Is Upending the College Experience
(Fast Company)

Deep Cuts at Catholic Colleges Draw Backlash
(National Catholic Reporter)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Supreme Court Justices Grill Trump Lawyer in Illegal Immigrant Census Case
(Reuters)

 

Data & Analytics

Science and Engineering State Indicators (Fall 2020 Update)
(National Science Foundation)

 

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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Tuesday, December 1

Top o’ the Review

Digital Science Releases “The State of Open Data 2020” Report
(Digital Science)

National Academies Offer Guidance on Student Behavior and COVID-19 Testing for College Administrators Ahead of 2021 Spring Semester
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Next Gen Library Publishing (NGLP) Project Technical Development Directions and Request for Participation
(Educopia Institute)

The Senior Research Officer: Experience, Role, Organizational Structure, Strategic Directions, and Challenges
(Ithaka S+R)

 

ARL Member Libraries

National Archives Announces New NHPRC Grants
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

University of Toronto Joins CADRE as First International Partner
(University of Toronto Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

As Libraries Fight for Access to E-books, a New Copyright Champion Emerges
(Fortune)

New Project to Review Progress on Transformative Open Access Agreements between Library Consortia and Smaller Independent Publishers
(cOAlition S)

 

Higher Ed

CAUT Council Condemns Publisher’s Reversal as Violation of Academic Freedom
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

College Grads Earn More and Boost GDP, Georgia Study Shows
(University Business)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

President-Elect Joe Biden’s Platform and Statements on Higher Education and Immigration
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Data & Analytics

Doctorate Recipients from US Universities: 2019
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Continuing the Conversation on Race and Crisis at a Crossroads
(American Council on Education)

VCU Is Developing a National Model for Using Analytics to Bolster Diversity and Inclusion
(Virginia Commonwealth University)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Preprints as Accelerator of Scholarly Communication: An Empirical Analysis in Mathematics
(arXiv)

 

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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Wednesday, December 2

Top o’ the Review

Announcing the Results of ORCID’s 2021 Board Election
(ORCID)

Archive, Historians, CREW Sue White House, Seek to Preserve Presidential Records during the Transition
(US National Security Archive)

Crossref’s Board Votes to Adopt the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure
(Crossref)

Heather Joseph Named as NISO’s 2021 Miles Conrad Awardee
(US National Information Standards Organization)

Reproducibility of Scientific Results in the EU: Scoping Report
(European Commission)

 

ARL Member Libraries

University Library System Acquires Bing Crosby Archives
(University of Pittsburgh)

VCU Libraries Announces Journal Cancellations Effective in January 2021
(Virginia Commonwealth University)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Podcast Documents Yale in the Time of COVID-19
(Yale University)

Princeton’s Global History Lab Receives Grant to Expand Open-Access Virtual Classroom for Students Worldwide, Including Refugee and Migrant Learners
(Princeton University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Higher Education Prevails against Federal Government over Unlawful H1-B Regulations
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Strengthening Sustainability Programs and Curricula at Undergraduate and Graduate Levels
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

US House Oversight Committee to Hold Hearing Examining Risks to Accurate and Complete Census Count
(US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform)

 

Data & Analytics

International Students Accounted for All Growth in Postsecondary Enrollments in 2018/2019
(Statistics Canada)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Racial and Ethnic Segregation within Colleges
(Urban Institute)

SAT Math Scores Mirror and Maintain Racial Inequity
(Brookings)

 

 

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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Thursday, December 3

Top o’ the Review

AAUP Joins Plea to Congress for COVID-19 Relief
(American Association of University Professors)

Completing College: National and State Reports
(
National Student Clearinghouse)

Culturally Responsive Community Engagement Programming and the University Library: Lessons Learned from Half a Decade of VTDITC
(In the Library with the Lead Pipe)

Explore the New CC Legal Database Site!
(Creative Commons)

Library Publishing Coalition Quarterly Update
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Education in the Eighties: Preserving HIV/AIDS Audiovisuals
(National Library of Medicine)

Hopkins OSPO Featured on “Impactful Open Source” Podcast
(The Sheridan Libraries & University Museums Blog, Johns Hopkins University)

Newly Acquired Trove of Historic Photos Captures Evolution of Medicine
(Yale University)

A Resolution by the Faculty Senate in Support of the Formation of the Texas Library Coalition for United Action
(Texas A&M University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

How Is Open Access Publishing Going Down with Early Career Researchers? An International, Multi-Disciplinary Study
(Profesional de la Información)

Video: Innovative and Expanded Academic Library Services: The Ripple Begins Locally
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

Higher Ed

What a University Learned by Staying Open in the Pandemic
(Barron’s)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Two new reports today from GAO:

(Government Accountability Office)

Scholars & Scholarship

Mapping the Co-Evolution of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Internet of Things Over 20 Years (1998-2017)
(PLOS ONE)

 

In Other News

Twitter, Facebook to Update Hate Speech Moderation
(The Hill)

 

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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Friday, December 4

Top o’ the Review

Towards an Accessible Publishing Ecosystem
(Canadian National Network for Equitable Library Service)

LCA Submits Comments on DMCA Reform Bill
(Library Copyright Alliance)

The Far-Reaching Impacts of Racism and Bias
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Transformative Agreements: Do They Pave the Way to Open Access?
(Learned Publishing)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Illumination: The Magazine of the University of Maryland Libraries (Fall 2020)
(University of Maryland Libraries)

Library Renovation Is Leading the Way in Energy Conservation, Safety of Library Users
(University of Virginia Library)

Oxford Pre-Med Undergraduate Finds Unpublished Manuscript by Poet and Physician William Carlos Williams While Visiting Yale’s Beinecke Library
(Oxford College of Emory University)

 

Libraries—Other

Comparing the Impact of Physical and Digitized Primary Sources on Student Engagement
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

Presentations and Posters from 15th Munin Conference on Scholarly Publishing Now Available Online
(Septentrio Conference Series)

 

Higher Ed

How to Raise Rural Enrollment in Higher Education? Go Local
(Hechinger Report)

NCAN Partners with ECS on Brief Outlining Steps States Can Take to Support Postsecondary Transitions
(National College Attainment Network)

New ACE Network Will Help Students Earn College Credit for Prior Learning
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Trump Fills Out National Science Board with Final Picks
(American Institute of Physics)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Scientists Fear That “Covidization” Is Distorting Research
(Nature)

 

In Other News

Coursera’s Most Popular Courses by Country 2020
(Coursera)

 

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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