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Day in Review (November 9–13, 2020)

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Monday, November 9

Top o’ the Review

APLU Statement on President-Elect Biden & Vice President-Elect Harris
(Association of Public & Land-grant Universities)

NACAC, NASFAA Awarded Lumina Grant to Reimagine College Admission, Financial Aid Processes to Enhance Equity
(National Association for College Admission Counseling and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators)

Americans and the Humanities: New Data, New Insights
(American Academy of Arts & Sciences)

University Presses “Raise Up” Vital Authors & Subjects during University Press Week, November 9–15
(Association of University Presses)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Columbia Law School Names Simon Canick Director of Arthur W. Diamond Law Library
(Columbia University Libraries)

Found in Cuba: Handmade Books Illustrate Cuban Poetry through Repurposed Materials
(Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, Vanderbilt University)

LSU Libraries Awarded ALA Programming Grant to Address Climate Change
(Louisiana State University Libraries)

New York University Special Collections Library by CannonDesign
(Architectural Record)

Penn Libraries Releases Strategic Plan 2020–2025
(University of Pennsylvania Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

COAR Publishes Strategy and Work Plan 2021
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Former OU Dean of Libraries Carl Grant Shifts Gears, Leads Revs Institute
(Library Journal)

Occupational Stress Measures of Tenure-Track Librarians
(Journal of Librarianship and Information Science)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Boston University Students on Zoom vs. In-Person Classes? It’s Complicated
(BU Today)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Election 2020: President-Elect Biden’s Next Steps for Science Policy
(American Institute of Physics)

 

In Other News

Meet the AI That’s Defeating Automated Fact Checkers
(Defense One)

 

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 10

Top o’ the Review

Leading in an Age of Chaos and Change: Building a Community of Grace (Charleston Library Conference 2020 Opening Keynote)
(Charleston Conference via YouTube)

Mandatory Deposit of Electronic-Only Books (US Copyright Office Final Rule)
(Federal Register)

Nearly All States Suffer Declines in Education Jobs
(The Pew Charitable Trusts)

Peer J Is Looking for Partners to Help “Build a New and Productive Ecosystem for Society Publishing”
(Peer J)

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: 2020 Supplement
(American Council on Education)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Boston Public Library Enacts Action Plan on Racial Equity
(Boston Public Library)

Many Hands Make Libraries Work
(Boston College Libraries)

University of Chicago to Rename Special Collections Research Center in Honor of Hanna Holborn Gray
(University of Chicago Library)

Upcoming Online Talk: The Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge with Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian
(Princeton University)

 

Libraries—Other

OCLC Research and the National Finding Aid Network Project
(OCLC)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Alumnus Takes Leadership of Mellon Foundation’s Higher Education Program
(Cornell University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

A Worrying Trend This Fall: Decline in FAFSA Applications
(The Hechinger Report)

 

Data & Analytics

The Volume and Repayment of Federal Student Loans: 1995 to 2017
(US Congressional Budget Office)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

A Data-Driven Approach Needed to Close the Equity Gap in Education
(National Student Clearinghouse)

 

In Other News

Retail Might Be Struggling, But the Rich Are Buying Rare Books
(Bloomberg)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


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Thursday, November 12

Top o’ the Review

An Analysis of Use and Performance Data Aggregated from 35 Institutional Repositories
(Online Information Review)

CLIR Launches Season Two of Material Memory Podcast, “Cultural Memory and the Climate Crisis”
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Digital Course Materials for University Students: Issues and Solutions
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Structuring Collaborations: The Opportunities and Challenges of Building Relationships between Academic Museums and Libraries
(Ithaka S+R)

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Undergraduate and Graduate Students  with Emotional or Mental Health Concerns or Conditions
(Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium)

 

ARL Member Libraries

11-Month Search for University of Houston Libraries Dean, Rockwell Chair Concludes
(The Cougar)

A Temple of Sound Awaits in the UCSB’s Collection of Early Music and Sound Recordings
(Los Angeles Times)

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a Reading by US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo
(University of Virginia Library)

How Pitt’s Library Acquired the August Wilson Archive and What It Means for Pittsburgh (Interview with Kornelia Tancheva)
(Next Pittsburgh)

 

Libraries—Other

Investments in Open Services via SCOSS—The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (Webinar Recording)
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Swedish Researchers’ Responses to the Cancellation of the Big Deal with Elsevier
(UKSG Insights)

 

Higher Ed—Members

ARL Member Institutions Win APLU Awards
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

University of Illinois: Library Students Have Great Impact
(The Daily Illini)

UMass World Librarians Project Grows
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

AI Is Wrestling with a Replication Crisis
(MIT Technology Review)

 

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

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Friday, November 13

Top o’ the Review

Canada to Introduce New Federal Privacy Law
(International Association of Privacy Professionals)

Digitizing Indigenous Languages: Scholars Use Technology to Preserve Their Native Languages
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Microsoft Study: Online Risks That Sow Hate and Division Are Growing
(Microsoft On the Issues Blog)

Understanding College Students Phone Call Behaviors towards a Sustainable Mobile Health and Wellbeing Solution
(arXiv)

Video: Future of Science in America
(The Aspen Institute)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Digital Preservation Project Garners Two National Awards
(NC State University Libraries)

Return of Mohegan Elder’s Diaries to Help Revitalize Language
(Cornell Chronicle)

 

Libraries—Other

Charleston Conference Panel Discusses Getting Back to Business Post-COVID
(Library Journal)

How Is Open Access Accused of Being Predatory? The Impact of Beall’s Lists of Predatory Journals on Academic Publishing
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship)

Report from InnOAccess Workshop in Germany: Publishing Free-of-Charge Open Access Journals Sustainably
(ZBW MediaTalk)

News from the UK: University Staff Urge Probe into E-Book Pricing “Scandal
(BBC News)

 

Higher Ed—Members

The Rutgers University Poster Project
(Internet Archive Blogs)

Upcoming Online Workshop: Cultural Heritage Restitution: Ethical and Legal Issues
(John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

City of Los Angeles Controller Galperin Releases “L.A. Equity Index,” Shows Opportunity Divide Impacts Communities of Color
(Los Angeles City Controller)

 

In Other News

COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Apps: Analysis of the Readability of Privacy Policies
(Journal of Medical Internet Research)

 

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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