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Day in Review (October 12–14)

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Tuesday, October 12

Top o’ the Review

$1.5 Million Mellon Grant to Make JSTOR Accessible to Incarcerated Students
(JSTOR)

AUPresses Signs Publishers Compact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
(Association of University Presses)

Industry Report Sheds Light on Opportunities for Research Offices and Libraries to Support Researchers More Effectively
(ExLibris)

Miles Conrad Award Lecture 2021: Heather Joseph
(Information Services & Use)

United States Copyright Office Is Undertaking a Study of Copyright Protections for Publishers, Public Comment Requested
(US Federal Register)

 

ARL Member Libraries

“Jewel in the Crown”: Bancroft Acquisition of 1861 Letter Offers Rare Look at Mark Twain’s Life
(UC Berkeley Library)

NC State Libraries Offer Glasses to Help Color-Blind People See Colors Better
(NC State University Libraries)

Tracks—Records of People on the Move
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Conference Presentation from OCLC Research: “Wikipedia and Libraries”
(infoDOCKET)

Webinar Video and Materials: Analyzing Collections Using Gold Rush
(Partnership for Shared Book Collections)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Mellon Foundation Awards UMass Amherst $500,000 for Graduate Certificate Program in Decolonial Global Studies
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

University of Toronto’s Black Research Network to Support Black Scholarship and Excellence
(University of Toronto)

 

Higher Ed—Other

4 Ways We Must Rebuild for Postsecondary Equity
(National College Attainment Network)

AAC&U Announces 19 Institutions to Host New Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers
(Association of American Colleges and Universities)

Male College Crisis Is Not Just in Enrollment, but Completion
(Brookings Institution)

Research Security Policies & Their Impacts: Key Results of APS Member Survey
(American Physical Society)

Why White Students Are 250% More Likely to Graduate Than Black Students at Public Universities
(Hechinger Report)

 

Data & Analytics

Doctorate Recipients from US Universities: 2020
(US National Science Foundation)
Note: NSF also recently released an InfoChart, Most Foreign-Born S&E Doctorate Recipients Who Stay in the United States after Graduation Work in S&E Occupations

 

Scholars & Scholarship

College Students’ Perceptions on Sense of Belonging and Inclusion at the Academic Library during COVID-19 (abstract only)
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

 

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, October 13

Top o’ the Review

A Survey of Researchers’ Needs and Priorities for Data Sharing
(Data Science Journal)

Collective Governance: An Update from the Open Book Collective Work Package
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

Introducing IOI’s Research Fellows
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

OECD Workshop on AI and the Productivity of Science: October 29–November 5
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Workflows Release Teaser: Workflow Framework and Recorded Panel
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Survey of Spanish Posters and Related Graphics at the National Archives
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

New Acquisition: Pamela Peters Standing Rock Protest Photographs, 2016
(University of Oregon Libraries)

Open Access Agreements Expand Opportunities for ISU Researchers
(Iowa State University Library)

SBU Libraries and SBU School of Professional Development Launch Open Access Journal: New York Journal of Student Affairs
(Stony Brook University Libraries)

The Future of Artstor…on JSTOR!
(Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries)

Yolanda Cooper Chosen as Next Vice Provost and Lindseth Family University Librarian
(Case Western Reserve University)

 

Libraries—Other

Virtual Reading Rooms (VRRs) and Virtual Teaching Spaces (VTSs) Case Studies
(Research Libraries UK)

 

Higher Ed—Members

AAUP President Warns of Investigation, Potential Censure if Tenure is Gutted in the University System of Georgia
(American Association of University Professors)

CAUT Joins SPUL and FQPPU in Denouncing Proposed Changes to Governance at the University of Laval
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

Introducing XRI, the Educational Innovation through Extended Reality Initiative
(Indiana University)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Costs of Exclusion: Economic Consequences of the Digital Gender Gap
(World Wide Web 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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Thursday, October 14

Top o’ the Review

Author Name Change Policy Introduced at AIP Publishing
(AIP Publishing)

Graduate First-Time Enrollment Increases, Despite Substantial Decline of International Graduate Students
(Council of Graduate Schools)

Graduation Rates for Selected Cohorts, 2012-17; Outcome Measures for Cohort Year 2012-13; Student Financial Aid, Academic Year 2019-20; and Admissions in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2020
(US National Center for Education Statistics)

New CARL Visiting Program Officer for Open Education
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Refcat: The Internet Archive Scholar Citation Graph
(arXiv)
Note: Internet Archive Scholar is a full-text search index containing over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents preserved in the Internet Archive.

 

ARL Member Libraries

Acquisition of Kripke Collection Makes IU’s Lilly Library North America’s Dictionary Destination
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

New Collection about Pro- and Anti-LGBTQ Activities in Cobb County, Georgia circa 1995 Freely Available Online
(Digital Library of Georgia)

Penn Libraries Acquires the Personal Papers of Historian and Activist Elizabeth Fee
(Penn Libraries)

UCLA Library, Arcadia Fund Provide Grant to Digitize Endangered Archive of Siberian Indigenous Voices
(Museums Association)

University Libraries Help Preserve Southeastern Conference History
(Texas A&M University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

How to Cite This Digital Edition
(Digital Humanities Quarterly)

Upcoming Online Event (October 20): “Making the Digital Shift Visible: Postprint and Its Implications”
(Research Libraries UK)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Cornell Endowment Surges 42%, Largest Gain in More Than 35 Years
(Bloomberg)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Fall 2021 Issue of Academe Is Now Available Online
(American Association of University Professors)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Institutions Adjust Faculty Diversity Strategies amid COVID-19 Pandemic
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

New Report Finds Wide Pay Disparities for Physicians by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Does Double-Blind Peer Review Reduce Bias? Evidence from a Top Computer Science Conference
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

 

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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