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Day in Review (October 18–21)

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Monday, October 18

Top o’ the Review

Adapt and Advance: Global Community Leaders Highlight Opportunities to Drive Openness and Equity in Scholarly Publishing at 15th Berlin Open Access Conference
(Office of Scholarly Communication, University of California)
See also: Conference summary, recordings available from OA2020

Developing Research through Podcasts: Circulating Spaces, a Case Study
(Digital Humanities Quarterly)

Future of Scholarly Meetings: Announcing a New Cohort Project Funded by the Sloan Foundation
(Ithaka S+R)

Metrics for Data Repositories and Knowledgebases: Working Group Report
(US National Institutes of Health)

Register for a Conversation with IARLA about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where We Are, Where We Are Going
(International Alliance of Research Library Associations)

Uplifting Global Voices: A Reflection on Publishing an Edited Book on Academic Libraries and Wikipedia
(Diff blog, Wikimedia)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Bringing Out Information in Re-cataloging Project
(The University of Iowa Libraries)

Florida State University Libraries Debuts New Digital Project Hosting Service
(Florida State University Libraries)

Government Publications Library Named Library of the Year by US GPO
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Library Acquires the Papers of Winemaker and Innovator Richard “Dick” Peterson
(UC Davis Library)

OpenOKState Saves OSU Students $500,000
(Oklahoma State University)

UNC-Chapel Hill Joins Project to Investigate Slavery and US Universities through Archival Records
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

Coming to College Hungry: How Food Insecurity Relates to Amotivation, Stress, Engagement, and First-Semester Performance in a Four-Year University
(Journal of Postsecondary Student Success)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Nondisclosure Agreements, Trade Secrets, and Trademarks Considered Very Important to More US Businesses Than Were Patents or Copyrights in 2017
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Academic Societies Continue Strong Support of arXiv
(arXiv)

Open Science and Data Policy Developments: Virtual SciDataCon 2021 Strand—Tuesday, October 19
(CODATA—Committee on Data, International Science Council)

 

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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Tuesday, October 19

Top o’ the Review

2021 STM Report Highlights Rapid Transformation to Open Access
(Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers)

Census Bureau Data Reveal Decline in School Enrollment for All Age Groups
(US Census Bureau)

Designing a Useful Textbook for an Open Access Audience—Q&A with Filipe Campante, Federico Sturzenegger, Andrés Velasco
(LSE Impact Blog)

Learn Wikidata: Vanderbilt University Library Professionals Provide Guided Tour in Interactive Course
(Diff blog, Wikimedia)

Open-Access Market Sizing Update 2020
(Delta Think)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Elephantine Chant Book Dates to 1600
(Western University)

Library Marks Advising Milestone
(Cornell University)

Remembering William J. Studer, University Libraries Director 1977–1999
(The Ohio State University Libraries)

Undergraduate Library Update
(University of Illinois Library)

What Books Do You Like to Read? Popular Reading Pilot at Mizzou Libraries
(University of Missouri Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Next Steps for Open Book Collective
(COPIM—Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

Repositories in Open Research—Kathleen Shearer (podcast episode)
(Jisc Research Talk podcast)

Search Engine Could Help Researchers Scour Internet for Privacy Documents
(Penn State University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

National Strategic Overview for Research and Development Infrastructure
(US National Science and Technology Council)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Navigating Complex Authorities: Intellectual Freedom, Information Literacy, and Truth in Pandemic STEM Information
(IFLA Journal)

Questioning CRAAP: A Comparison of Source Evaluation Methods with First-Year Undergraduate Students
(Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Wednesday, October 20

Top o’ the Review

Bringing Inclusive Language Into IT
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Ensuring Equitable Participation in Open Science—October 21 Webinar
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

From Vision to Value: Introducing Our 2022–2025 Strategy
(ORCID)

Lawsuit Challenges Classroom Censorship
(American Association of University Professors)

Library Publishing Workflows Project Releases Journal Workflow Documentation
(Educopia Institute)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Cuban Heritage Collection to Host Fourth New Directions Conference
(University of Miami)

Going the Extra Mile: Library Contributes to Project in Colombian Andes
(J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah)

Michigan Publishing and ScienceOpen Begin New Partnership around University of Michigan Press’s Open-Access Books
(ScienceOpen)

New NLM Tutorial Available: Preprints: Accelerating Research
(US National Library of Medicine)

University of Pennsylvania Libraries Receives Major Gift of Photographic Plates by Edward S. Curtis
(Penn Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

New Algorithm Searches Historic Documents to Identify Noteworthy People
(University at Buffalo)

UC Adopts Recommendations for Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence
(University of California)

 

Higher Ed—Other

The Real Price of College Toolkit and Report
(The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Increasing Participation of Women in Climate Change Debate, Including as Leaders, Is Essential for a Carbon-Zero Future
(International Science Council)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

CIHR to Provide Support to SSHRC’s Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative
(Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council)

Employers, Colleges Address Racial Injustice, but Much Work Remains
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Thursday, October 21

Top o’ the Review

Call for Expressions of Interest for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Opportunities
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Gender Gap in Journal Submissions and Peer Review during the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Study on 2329 Elsevier Journals
(PLOS ONE)

Not Open for All: Accessibility of Open Textbooks
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

Promoting and Nurturing Interactions with Open Access Books: Strategies for Publishers and Authors
(COPIM—Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

UNESCO General Conference: Landmark Global Agreements Expected on Artificial Intelligence and Open Science as the Agency Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary
(UNESCO)

 

ARL Member Libraries

On Outdated and Harmful Language in Library of Congress Subject Headings
(Columbia University Libraries)

Video Recording and Prepared Statements: Oversight of Library of Congress Modernization Efforts Hearing
(US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration)

 

Libraries—Other

Making the Digital Shift Visible: Postprint and Its Implications (video recording)
(Research Libraries UK)

Panel Discussion (October 27) on Building Structural Equity in Open Access
(arXiv)

Spotlight on AGUA Development: Enhancing Local Discovery of Shared Collections
(California Digital Library)

 

Higher Ed

Special Report: Digital Transformation
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Art Is Work: Policies to Support Creative Workers
(American Academy of Arts and Sciences)

FTC Staff Report Finds Many Internet Service Providers Collect Troves of Personal Data, Users Have Few Options to Restrict Use
(US Federal Trade Commission)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jim Crow Debt: How Black Borrowers Experience Student Loans
(The Education Trust)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Evidence of Research Mastery: How Applicants Argue the Feasibility of Their Research Projects
(Research Evaluation)

 

In Other News

Second Report from the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence
(Computing Community Consortium)

 

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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