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Day in Review (November 8–10)

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Monday, November 8

Top o’ the Review

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Flexibility and Equity for Student Success
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Pandemic Disruptor: Canadian Perspectives on How COVID-19 Is Changing Open Access (Part 1)
(Scholarly Kitchen)

Pathway towards Responsible, Ethical AI
(Jisc)

Scammers Impersonate Guest Editors to Get Sham Papers Published
(Nature)

State of the Humanities 2021: Workforce & Beyond
(American Academy of Arts and Sciences)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Dispatch from the Ambler Campus Library: Reopen in Tech Center after Devastating Storm
(Temple University Libraries)

Joint Effort Launches Statewide E-book Project in Partnership with University Presses
(University of Michigan)

More Modern PMC Is on Its Way–There’s Still Time to Give Us Feedback!
(US National Library of Medicine)

Tulane University Special Collections Acquires Offbeat Inc. Materials
(Tulane University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Ivy Plus Libraries Consortium to Provide Financial Support for arXiv in 2022
(Ivy Plus Libraries Consortium)

Misinformation Interventions Are Common, Divisive, and Poorly Understood
(Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review)

 

Higher Ed

HACU Convenes Planning Meeting to Strengthen STEM Talent Pipeline at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
(Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities)

What’s Behind the Growing Gap between Men and Women in College Completion?
(Pew Research Center)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

AHA Signs On to Letter Urging DoE to Prioritize International and Foreign Language Education and Research
(American Historical Association)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Ensuring Equitable Participation in Open Science (video)
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

 

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, November 9

Top o’ the Review

Academic Citations Evolve to Include Indigenous Oral Teachings
(EOS)

DHS Researching Public Perception of Facial Recognition and AI Use
(Nextgov)

Lost Art of Short Communications in Academia
(Scientometrics)

New Report: Educational Gag Orders
(PEN America)

No “One Size Fits All” Impact of Doubling Pell Grants
(Ithaka S+R)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Announcing the MIT Press Grant Program for Diverse Voices
(MIT Press)

Moffitt Library to Close Spring 2022 for Seismic Upgrades
(Daily Californian)

National Archives to Resume Research Room Operations
(Society of American Archivists)

Sterling Library’s L&B Room, a Campus Gem, Slated for Renovation
(Yale News)

University Libraries a Part of National Group to Investigate True Institutional Cost of Research Data Sharing
(Virginia Tech)

Washington State University Libraries Join PLOS Medicine, PLOS Biology Model for Open Access Publishing
(Washington State University)

 

Libraries—Other

Improving Institutional Repositories through User-Centered Design: Indicators from a Focus Group
(Future Internet)

 

Higher Ed—Members

New AI Brings the Power of Natural Language Processing to African Languages
(University of Waterloo)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Colleges Need More Data to Help Student Parents, Study Finds
(EdScoop)

New Tool Shows Economic Returns of Colleges
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Evidence Advisory Committee Recommends Establishment of a National Data Service
(Consortium of Social Science Associations)

 

Data & Analytics

Giving Drug Researchers Control of Their Data
(Chemical & Engineering News)

 

In Other News

COVID-19 Misinformation Newsletter 9 November 2021
(Programme on Democracy & Technology, Oxford Internet Institute)

Twitter’s Subscription Product, Twitter Blue, Launches in the US, and Yes, It Lets You Undo Tweets
(Nieman Lab)

 

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, November 10

Top o’ the Review

APLU President Peter McPherson Announces Plans to Retire
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Building Community through Transparent Open Source Development
(Educopia Institute)

Classifying AI Systems: CSET Data Brief
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

Research Information Management in the United States: Findings, Recommendations, and Case Studies
(OCLC Research)

Study: Facing Racism Depletes Young Adults’ Mental Health
(NBC News)

 

ARL Member Libraries

An Environment for Fresh Ideas: Collaboration Space Underway for Digital Scholarship, Data Management, and Publishing
(Iowa State University Library)

New Book of Essays Illuminates the Past, Present, and Future of California Wine
(UC Davis Library)

PALABRA Archive Launches 50 Previously Unpublished Audio Recordings
(US Library of Congress)

Preserving a Piece of African American History
(University of Virginia Library)

Trove of Gordon Parks “Study Sets” Comes to Yale Library
(Yale Library)

 

Higher Ed

COVID Is Disrupting Scientific Careers around The World
(Nature)

One Year Later…and Counting: Reflections on Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Survey of State Government Research and Development: FY 2020
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

A Quantitative and Qualitative Citation Analysis of Retracted Articles in the Humanities
(arXiv)

Using Customer Journey Mapping and Design Thinking to Understand the Library’s Role in Supporting the Research Data Life Cycle
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)

Wikidata and Open Infrastructure: A Request for Participation
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

 

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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