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Day in Review (October 19–23, 2020)

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Monday, October 19

Open Access Week 2020

Creating More Visibility for Canadian Journals’ Self-Archiving Policies: An Open Access Week 2020 Crowdsourcing Project
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Charleston Library Conference at Frankfurt: Open Access in Focus
(Publishing Perspectives)

New Roadmap Lays Out Path for OpenDOAR as an International, Community-Driven Repository Directory
(Jisc)

Open Access and JHU: Some Numbers
(Sheridan Libraries & University Museums Blog, Johns Hopkins University)

Structural Inequalities in Scholarly Communications
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Faculty and Graduate Students Invited to Open Meetings about Journal Budget for FY21
(University of Missouri Libraries)

Libraries Hosts Panel Discussion on “Honouring Indigenous Ways of Knowing”
(York University Libraries)

New Guide Helps Patrons Re-create the Library Experience from Anywhere
(VCU Libraries)

New York Public Library Acquires Arthur Miller’s Personal Study Library
(NYPL)

Syracuse University Press and Sound Beat: Access Audio Partnering to Produce Audiobooks
(Syracuse University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Publisher Lawsuit against Internet Archive Puts Future of Book Ownership in Question: Conversation with Maria Bustillos
(WDET: Detroit’s NPR Station)

 

Higher Ed

Increasing Access to Quality Educational Resources to Support Higher Education in Prison: New Project Announcement
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

Looking to the Future: The Guild’s Vision for Europe’s Universities
(The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities)

Statement by AERA, APA, and NCME on Withdrawal of Lawsuit against Public.Resource.Org
(American Educational Research Association)

Survey: COVID-19 Upends Data Sources Used in College Recruitment
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Tuesday, October 20

Open Access Week 2020

Building Open with Purpose and Going beyond Statements
(SPARC)

The Importance of Open Access Scholarship in Structural Equity and Inclusion
(Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies)

Jisc Sherpa Services, Responding to the Changing Policy Environment
(Jisc)

PLOS and Transparency (including Plan S Price & Service Transparency Framework)
(Public Library of Science)

Open Access Week, 2020: The Difference it Makes
(University of Texas Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

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

 

Libraries—Other

2020 DAISY Award for Accessibility in Publishing
(The DAISY Consortium)

German Institutions to Benefit from First Transformative Agreement for Nature
(Max Planck Digital Library)

Quotation Errors in General Science Journals
(Proceedings from the Royal Society A)

 

Higher Ed

A Global Collaboration to Move Artificial Intelligence Principles to Practice
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

New Penn Initiative to Preserve African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites
(University of Pennsylvania)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

An Overview of Accreditation of Higher Education in the United States
(US Congressional Research Service)

Public Knowledge Applauds Antitrust Suit against Google
(Public Knowledge)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Open Access and Author Rights: Questioning Harvard’s Open Access Policy
(UKSG Insights)

Cambridge University Press Seeks Transformative Status by cOAlition S across a Majority of Its Journals
(Cambridge University Press)

 

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Wednesday, October 21

Open Access Week 2020

Arcadia Fund Increases Support for our Work
(Open Access Button)

Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access
(MIT Press Direct)

Open Educational Resources Aid in Equity and Inclusion
(University of Virginia Library)

Play Open Axis! The Open Access Video Game
(UCLA Library)

 

ARL Member Libraries

GPO Names Indiana University Bloomington Library as 2020 Library of the Year
(US Government Publishing Office)

Improving Accessibility during the Pandemic
(University of Washington Libraries)

KU Libraries Receive $350,000 Grant from US National Endowment for Humanities
(The University of Kansas Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Digitization Saves Marygrove College Library after Closure
(Internet Archive)

Global Research Report Calls for Shared Responsibility in Upholding Research Integrity
(Clarivate)

Living Our Values and Principles: Exploring Assessment Strategies for the Scholarly Communication Field
(Educopia Institute)

 

Higher Ed

US Department of Education Uncovers Vast Underreporting of Foreign Gifts and Contracts by Higher Education Institutions
(US Department of Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Presidents’ Alliance Files Lawsuit against Federal Government over Unlawful H-1B Regulations
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

IMLS Funds Five Pandemic Response, Professional Development, Digital Inclusion Library Projects
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Creating a Student-Centered Alternative to Research Guides: Developing the Infrastructure to Support Novice Learners
(In the Library with the Lead Pipe)

Yes, Books Were Bound in Human Skin, an Intrepid Librarian Finds the Proof
(New York Times)

 

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Thursday, October 22

Open Access Week 2020

Central European University Press Announces Innovative OA Funding Model, Project Muse to Serve as Hosting Platform for New Initiative
(Project Muse)

Georgia Knowledge Repository: Fueling Open Access
(GALILEO)

Implementing Affordable Educational Resources and Open Educational Resources
(LSU Libraries)

Rights Retention Strategy Resources from cOAlition S
(cOAlition S)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Analyzing the Born-Digital Archive
(Library of Congress)

Florida State University Libraries Launches “Sources Cited” Podcast
(Florida State University Libraries)

Newly Conserved Rare Map Provides Unique Snapshot of Life in 19th Century Ontario
(McMaster University Library)

Open Access (Design and Engineering of the Charles Library, Temple University)
(Civil Engineering)

 

Libraries—Other

IFLA and IATUL Joint Statement on Publisher Pricing
(International Association of University Libraries)

World Health Organization and Wikimedia Foundation Expand Access to Trusted Information about COVID-19 on Wikipedia
(World Health Organization)

JSTOR’S Open Community Collections Reaches 200th Contribution
(JSTOR)

REALM Project: Test 6 Underway and Toolkit Materials Available
(OCLC)

 

Higher Ed

Announcing American Talent Initiative’s Academic Equity Community of Practice
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

 

Data & Analytics

OCLC-LIBER Open Science Discussion on Metrics and Rewards
(Hanging Together)

 

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Friday, October 23

Open Access Week 2020

New Downtown Eastside Research Access Portal Takes Collaborative Approach to Open Access
(The University of British Columbia Library)

OCLC Supports Libraries, Researchers, Educators, and Students with Open Access Content through WorldCat
(OCLC)

Open Access Week—How Is the Smithsonian Doing?
(Smithsonian Libraries)

WikiCite Awards 23 Grants and eScholarships to Improve Open Citations
(Diff)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Amid COVID-19 Closures, Student Club Helps Library Design Makerspace of the Future
(UC Berkeley Library)

CRL Collections and Services Policy Committee (CSPC) Appoints 10 Leaders to International Collections and Content Group
(Center for Research Libraries)

Students Write Postcards for Yale’s COVID-19 Archives
(Yale University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

ACRL Releases “Fostering Change: A Team-Based Guide”
(Association of College and Research Libraries)

Library Leaders Forum Explores Impact of Controlled Digital Lending
(Internet Archive)

 

Higher Ed—Members

NSF Announces $3 Million Award To Expand FABRIC Cyberinfrastructure Globally
(University of Illinois School of Information Sciences)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Employers Expect to Maintain Hiring for Class of 2021 College Graduates
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

New NACAC Report Explores Impact of COVID-19 on Enrollment
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

Reopening International Exchange
(Institute of International Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

BL Labs Public Award Runner Up (Research) 2019—Automated Labeling of People in Video Archives
(British Library Digital Scholarship Blog)

Data Management and Curation for Qualitative Research: Collaborative Curriculum Development and Implementation
(Journal of eScience 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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