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Day in Review (October 13–16, 2020)

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Tuesday, October 13

Top o’ the Review

Colleges and Universities Should Strengthen Sustainability Education Programs by Increasing Interdisciplinarity, Fostering Experiential Learning, and Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Directory of Open Access Books Milestones: 30,000 Open Access Books from Over 400 Publishers
(Directory of Open Access Books)

Internet Archive Joins Project ReShare
(Internet Archive Blogs)

Dates and Call for Sessions for JROST (Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools) 2020 Conference Now Available
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Ceres2030 Offers Path to Ending World Hunger within Decade
(Cornell University Library)

Native American Treaties Now Online for the First Time
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

The Story Behind “Library Takeout,” a Duke Librarian’s International Hit
(Duke Chronicle)

 

Libraries—Other

ACRL Seeks Executive Director
(Association of College and Research Libraries)

There’s a PID for That! Next Steps in Establishing a National PID Strategy
(Jisc Scholarly Communications Blog)

Preserving Open Access and Other At-Risk Scholarly Content
(Portico)

 

Higher Ed

Researcher Explains Benefits of Using Geotagged Content in Research
(University at Buffalo)

UCLA Voting Rights Project Scores Court Victories
(UCLA)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Public Views on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Policy
(US Patent and Trademark Office)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Students Discuss Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Ed
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

 

In Other News

New Virtual Reality Software Allows Scientists to “Walk” Inside Cells
(University of Cambridge)

 

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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Wednesday, October 14

Top o’ the Review

Google v. Oracle Oral Argument: Quick Takeaways for Software Preservation
(Software Preservation Network)

National Center for Education Statistics Releases New Data on Postsecondary Graduation Rates, Outcome Measures, Student Financial Aid, and Admissions
(National Center for Education Statistics via infoDOCKET)

New APC-Free Open Access Agreements Test Alternative Funding Models
(Public Library of Science and Jisc)

REALM Project Publishes Test 5 Results and Literature Review
(OCLC)

Joint Letter to Presidents of American Institutions of Higher Education and Affiliates regarding the People’s Republic of China
(US Departments of State and Education)

 

ARL Member Libraries

All for One…Health for All: The Role of Open Access, Evidence-Based Information to Improve Health for All Species
(NLM Musings from the Mezzanine)

Increasing Diversity in the Published Record
(Iowa State University Library)

In Memoriam: Jennifer Cargill
(LSU Libraries)

Update on Elsevier and Open Access Publishing
(UC Davis Library)

Wikimedia Foundation Awards Vanderbilt University a Grant to Advance WikiCite among Information Professionals
(Vanderbilt University Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

OpenAire Research Graph: How It Works
(OpenAire)

Threats Facing Higher Education from Cybercrime Focus of Scholarly Networks Security Initiative’s First Security Summit
(Scholarly Networks Security Initiative)

 

Higher Ed—Members

First-Year Earnings for the Same Degree and Major Can Vary by $80,000 at Different Colleges, Says New Georgetown University Report
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

University of Cincinnati Awarded $700K Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Renewal Grant Will Advance and Expand the Digital Scholarship Center’s “Catalyst” Model
(University of Cincinnati)

 

Higher Ed—Other

College Students Need Mental Health Support
(The RAND Blog)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Just as Tech Looked Serious about Diversity, Trump Intervenes
(WIRED)

 

In Other News

Zoom Rolling Out End-to-End Encryption Offering
(Zoom Blog)

Penguin Random House, PEN America, Out of Print (OOP), and When We All Vote Are Launching “Book the Vote”
(Penguin Random House)

 

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

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Thursday, October 15

Top o’ the Review

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Enrollment Down 4% Compared to Same Time Last Year
(National Student Clearinghouse)

International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) Releases Director’s Summit 2020 Program
(IATUL)

Library Leaders Forum Highlights Community of Practice Supporting Controlled Digital Lending
(Internet Archive Blogs)

Purdue University Libraries in Negotiations with Elsevier
(Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies)

SSHRC Awards Grant for National Open Access Platform through Pan-Canadian Knowledge Access Initiative
(Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Smithsonian Libraries Releases a New Set of Digital Jigsaw Puzzles
(Smithsonian Libraries)

Arizona State University Collection of Rare, Historically Significant Books Made Accessible to the Public Online
(ASU Now)

 

Higher Ed—Members

New Website Predicts Likelihood of Cyberattacks between Nations
(Johns Hopkins University)

Mellon Grant Boosts Digital Stewardship of Indigenous Cultural Materials
(Washington State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

US Census Releases New Earnings and Employment Data for College Graduates
(US Census Bureau)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Endangering Data Interview with Sarah Lamdan
(Digital Library Federation)

United Nations and Other Organizations Launch SDG Publishers Compact: Inviting Publishers to Make a More Sustainable Future
(United Nations)

 

Data & Analytics

The State of the Craft in Research Data Management—Part I
(Globus)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

HathiTrust Award Goes to UMD Researcher, Team Developing Digital Humanities Software
(University of Maryland Libraries)

COPIM Update: One Year Later
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

International Publishers Association Launches New State of Publishing Reports
(International Publishers Association)

 

In Other News

Spoken Word Audio Share in the US Up 30% Since 2014
(National Public Radio)

These Are the Most Popular Online Courses on Coursera
(World Economic Forum)

 

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

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Friday, October 16

Top o’ the Review

Wayne Smith, Former President and CEO of OCLC, Dies at 82
(OCLC)

Migration Policy Institute: First and Second Generation College Students Make Up Biggest Share of Enrollment Growth Since 2000
(Migration Policy Institute)

New Research Service (Beta): OpenTexts.World Provides Access to Over 8 Million Digitized Texts from Eight Digital Libraries and Collections around the World
(infoDOCKET)

Science Has Been in a “Replication Crisis” for a Decade. Have We Learned Anything?
(Vox)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Archives of Ann Louise Bardach Acquired by UCSB Library
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

New Rose Library Podcast Series: “Rose Library Presents”
(Emory Libraries and Information Technology)

University of Houston Researchers Release Digital Exploration of Ancient Syria
(University of Houston Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Libraries Use Computer Vision to Explore Photo Archives
(Carnegie Mellon University)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Academic Libraries in New Mexico Could Benefit from General Obligation Bond B, on Ballot in November
(University of New Mexico)

Indiana University Awarded a $500,000 Grant to Support the HathiTrust Research Center
(Indiana University)

Top Ten Works of Journalism of the Decade
(Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

CAUT Will Seek to Intervene in Supreme Court Decision to Hear Copyright Appeals
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU Washington Update
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Data & Analytics

Research Data Canada Webinar Series: Data Ownership
(Research Data Canada)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Harvard’s New Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Offers Impressions after Her First Two Months
(Harvard Gazette)

Minority Graduate Students Remain Substantially Underrepresented in Graduate Education, Particularly in STEM Fields
(Council of Graduate Schools)

Promise Programs: An Avenue to Expand College Affordability, Access, and Success for Undocumented Students
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

From Amazing Work to I Beg to Differ—Analysis of bioRxiv Preprints That Received One Public Comment till September 2019
(bioRxiv)

To Spur Software Re-use in Research, CANARIE Awards up to $3.4M to Research Teams to Evolve their Platforms for Use by Other Researchers
(CANARIE)

 

In Other News

Spotify, Machine Learning, and the Business of Recommendation Engines
(IEEE Spectrum)

 

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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