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Day in Review (October 25–28)

Last Updated on July 9, 2022, 9:44 am ET

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Monday, October 25

Top o’ the Review

2021 Fall Term Pulse Point Survey of College and University Presidents
(American Council on Education)

Members of International Science Council Commit to Work for Change in Scientific Publishing, and Endorse Eight Principles for Reform
(International Science Council)

Metadata in Scholarly Publishing: Two Reports Published
(Coalition Publica)

Open Minds Podcast: Heather Joseph of SPARC
(Creative Commons)

Turns Out It’s Not the Technology, It’s the People
(Internet Archive Blog)


ARL Member Libraries

Art Department and Libraries Collaboration Offers Students Opportunities to Transform Online Portfolios
(Auburn University)

Class of ’68 Alumna Pledges $489,000 Gift to UCR Library
(UC Riverside Library)

Michigan State University Libraries Helps Reveal Digital’s Upcoming Collection to Become OA

Opening Up for Equity
(University of Texas Libraries)

“Sharing Stories from 1977” Launches Digital Archive Preview
(University of Houston Libraries)



Video Recording: HathiTrust 2021 Member Meeting


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Asking the Right Questions for Procuring Inclusive, Accessible Technology

National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality
(The White House Gender Policy Council)


Scholars & Scholarship

Extended Analysis of the Persistence of Persistent Identifiers of the Scholarly Web (abstract only)
(International Journal on Digital Libraries)

Global Call for OpenDOAR Updates!
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)


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


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Tuesday, October 26

Top o’ the Review

C4DISC Releases Updated Statement of Principles
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

Expanding Our Global Capacity for Preprint Sharing: Preliminary Results from a COAR and ASAPbio Survey of Preprints in Institutional and Generalist Repositories
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Inaugural Meeting of the National Academies’ Strategic Council for Research Excellence, Integrity, and Trust (video)
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Predatory Publishers’ Latest Scam: Bootlegged and Rebranded Papers

Undergraduate Enrollment Declines Show No Signs of Recovery from 2020
(National Student Clearinghouse)

Working towards Equitable Open Access
(Public Knowledge Project)


ARL Member Libraries

HBCU Library Alliance and Brown Library Receive IMLS Grant for Leadership Development Program
(Brown University Library)

In Practice: An Interview with Harrison W. Inefuku of Iowa State University Digital Press
(Harvard Library)

Ohio University Press Becomes Part of University Libraries, Launches Search for Director
(Ohio University)

ThinkIR Highlights BIPOC Scholars
(University of Louisville Libraries)

UBC Library Launches Open Publishing Program to Support UBC Faculty, Staff, and Student-Led Open Journals and Texts
(The University of British Columbia Library)



Beyond Manuscript Peer Review—Announcing Open Grant Reviewers in the Making

Blurred Line of Responsibility between Research Offices and Libraries
(Nature Index)

Library Publishing Coalition Releases Inaugural Annual Report
(Library Publishing Coalition)

Next Generation Library Publishing Project Partners with Janeway
(Educopia Institute)

Year 2 of COPIM: What Have We Achieved?
(COPIM—Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)


Data & Analytics

NIH Awards Nearly $75M to Catalyze Data Science Research in Africa
(US National Institutes of Health)


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Wednesday, October 27

Top o’ the Review

AAU Adopts Principles on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Academia
(Association of American Universities)

LCA Welcomes New Exemptions to Section 1201
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Giant, Free Index to World’s Research Papers Released Online

New Research Underscores Role Museums, Libraries Play to Create Healthier, More Equitable America
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)

Report: Historically Low Increases in Average Published Tuition Prices Continue
(College Board)


ARL Member Libraries

FSU Libraries Launches Upgraded DigiNole Interface
(Florida State University)

PLOS Announces Publishing Agreements with Center for Research Libraries (CRL), NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL)
(Public Library of Science)

Robotic Storage System Planned for Libraries Annex
(University at Buffalo)

UMass Amherst Libraries Unveil New Name and Fund for Special Collections and University Archives
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Video: Harvard Law School Library Book Talk: Accessible Technology and the Developing World
(Harvard Law School YouTube channel)


Higher Ed

Education, Justice Depts. Reconsidering Stance on Fighting Student Loan Borrowers in Bankruptcy
(Washington Post)

Higher Education Voices: College Students’ Attitudes toward Data Privacy
(Student Privacy Compass, Future of Privacy Forum)

New Report Offers Recommendations to Better Support LGBTQ+ Students
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)


Advocacy & Public Policy

EPIC, Coalition Urge US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to Issue Rules Protecting Consumers against Data Abuse, Discrimination
(Electronic Privacy Information Center)


Scholars & Scholarship

Now Is the Time to Work Together toward Open Infrastructures for Scholarly Metadata
(LSE Impact Blog)

Thoth, Open Metadata, and Building Structural Equity: An Interview for Open Access Week
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)


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


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Thursday, October 28

Top o’ the Review

Balancing Inclusion and Freedom of Expression
(International Federal of Library Associations and Institutions)

International Working Group to Explore the Collaborative Potential of Virtual Reading Rooms and Virtual Teaching Spaces
(International Alliance of Research Library Associations)

New Model Library: Pandemic Effects and Library Directions
(OCLC Research)

NISO Plus 2022 Call for Proposals Now Open
(National Information Standards Organization)

Words Matter—Especially When Talking about Racial and Health Justice in Medicine
(Association of American Medical Colleges)


ARL Member Libraries

Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

CU Boulder Adds New Discovery Tool for Open Access Research
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)

Laurraine Goreau Interviews & Recordings about Mahalia Jackson and Lynn Abbott Interviews about Black Gospel Now Digitized
(Tulane University Library)

New Acquisition: Dutch Book of Hours, ca. 1410
(University of Oregon Libraries)

New Digital Humanities Innovation Lab Project: Manuscript Verse Miscellanies 1700–1820
(Simon Fraser University Library)

University Librarian Deborah Jakubs to Retire in 2022
(Duke University)



Medical Library Association and Special Libraries Association Dialogue about Possible Collaboration
(Medical Library Association)

Rights Retention and Open Access
(European Research Council Magazine)


Higher Ed

Are Elite Colleges Getting More Affordable?
(Urban Institute)


Advocacy & Public Policy

ACM Technology Policy Council Releases TechBrief on Computing and Carbon Emissions
(Association for Computing Machinery)

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Reconciliation Legislation Agreement
(American Council on Education)


Scholars & Scholarship

Diving Deep into Dissertations: Analyzing Graduate Students’ Methodological and Data Practices to Inform Research Data Services and Subject Liaison Librarian Support (preprint)
(ScholarWorks @ Georgia State University)


In Other News

Disability Design: Summary Report from a Field Scan
(US National Endowment for the Arts)


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