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Day in Review (October 26–30, 2020)

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Monday, October 26

Top o’ the Review

Canada Must Embrace New Digital Developments in Scholarly Publishing
(University Affairs)

Looking at the Impacts of COVID-19 on the Research Enterprise: A Landscape Review
(Ithaka S+R)

Research Libraries, Emerging Technologies—and a Pandemic
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Program Solicitation: Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering
(National Science Foundation)

Trends in College Pricing and Student Aid
(College Board)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Delivering Bad News: Crisis Communication Methods in Academic Libraries (Preprint)
(LSU Digital Commons)

Frank Grisham, Former Library Director and Co-founder of the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, Has Died
(Vanderbilt News)

Game Night Reimagined
(Virginia Tech Daily)

Update on FY21 Acquisitions Budget
“Faculty and graduate students were invited to provide feedback [re: budget reductions] by Oct. 3. That feedback was reviewed and a final list of 795 databases and journals will be cancelled for 2021.”
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

New Issue of Collaborative Librarianship Published Online
(Collaborative Librarianship)

Expanded Access to JSTOR and Artstor Further Extended: A Letter from Kevin Guthrie and Rebecca Seger
(ITHAKA)

 

Higher Ed

Experiences of Undergraduate Students with Physical, Learning, Neurodevelopmental, and Cognitive Disabilities during the Pandemic
(Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Library Copyright Alliance Endorses Comments by Higher Education Leadership on Sovereign Immunity
(Library Copyright Alliance)

 

Data & Analytics

Facebook Demands Academics Disable Ad-Targeting Data Tool
(Associated Press)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Statement from AGB President and CEO Henry Stoever: Stay the Course in Pursuit of Stronger Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges)

 

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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Tuesday, October 27

Top o’ the Review

AAMC Releases Strategic Plan to Respond to Rapidly Changing Health Care Landscape
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

Digital at the Core: A 2030 Strategy Framework for University Leaders
(Jisc)

Global Science and the China Split
(Ithaka S+R)

With Fate of COVID Relief Bill Uncertain, Financial Future Looks Dire for Colleges and Universities
(American Council on Education)

Webinar Series on COVID-19 Testing Strategies and Capabilities at Colleges and Universities
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Academic Librarians Examination of University Students’ and Faculty’s Perceptions of Open Educational Resources
(Open Praxis)

Digitization Grants Awarded to Arts and Sciences Projects
(Cornell Chronicle)

Faye A. Chadwell Named Dean of Penn State University Libraries
(Penn State University)

University of Calgary Offers a New State-of-the-Art Home for a Massive Collection of Western Canadian History
(University Affairs)

 

Higher Ed—Members

AAU Elects Brown University President Christina H. Paxson as Chair
(Association of American Universities)

Knight Foundation Announces $250,000 Grant for Howard University to Research the Impact of Digital Manipulation in Black Communities
(Howard University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards $3.6 Million Grant to ACLS to Support Leading Edge Fellowship Program
(American Council Of Learned Societies)

College Textbook Quarantine Boosts Safety, Challenges Accessibility
(EdScoop)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

FCC Reaffirms Order Rolling Back Net Neutrality Regulations
(The Hill)

Presidents’ Alliance Comment Opposing New Proposed Duration of Status Rules
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Digital Technologies and Social Development: We Need Meaningful Inclusion Efforts
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Wednesday, October 28

Top o’ the Review

Announcing the 2020-21 Web Archives Webinars Series
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

The College of the Future: UK-Wide Final Report
(Independent Commission on the College of the Future)

Factors Influencing International Student Enrollment Growth and Decline: A Multi-factor Analysis of Two Decades of Data with Implications for the Future
(NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and INTO University Partnerships)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Michigan State University Begins Transition to the FOLIO Library Services Platform
(EBSCO)

The Five College Consortium Adopts FOLIO Electronic Resources Management
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries Announce the Members of the Advisory Board for Newly Formed Virtual Copyright Education Center
(LYRASIS)

University of Georgia Libraries and George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida Partner for US Government Library Collections
(University of Georgia)

Western Libraries Joins HathiTrust
(Western Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

A Proposal to Establish an Open Access Policy at Stanford University
(Stanford Libraries)

CHORUS and DataCite Sign MOU to Advance Linking and Discoverability
(CHORUS)

Update on DLF’s Senior Program Officer Search
(Digital Library Federation)

 

Higher Ed

Harvard Invests in MIT’s The Engine
(Harvard Magazine)

New Publication, Upcoming Workshop Highlight Importance of Reducing Spread of Retracted Science
(University of Illinois School of Information Sciences)

Open-Sourcing Learning Resources in Management Department
(Virginia Tech)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

In Search of Equity and Justice: Reimagining Scholarly Communication
(The Scholarly Kitchen)

 

In Other News

Introducing the US Election Twitter Network Graph Tool
(Mozilla)

 

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

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Thursday, October 29

Top o’ the Review

2019 ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Published
(Association of College & Research Libraries)

First Issue of the Journal of Library Outreach and Engagement Now Online
(Illinois Open Publishing Network)

Diversify the Syllabi: Underrepresentation of Female Authors in College Course Readings
(PLOS One)

Who’s Writing Open Access Articles?
(Quantitative Science Studies)

There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing”: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts
(New York Times)

 

ARL Member Libraries

University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Archive of Renowned Playwright August Wilson
(University of Pittsburgh)

Pamela Wright on Leading Digital Innovation at the National Archives
(Government Executive)

Penn State University Libraries Publishes 2019-20 Annual Report
(Penn State University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

ATG Interviews Lars Bjørnshauge, Managing Director and Founder of the Directory of Open Access Journals
(Against the Grain)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Partnership Helps Bring Fiber Internet to Haskell Indian Nations University
(University of Kansas)

Your Data Is Collected Constantly. This Graduate Student Wants to Protect You
(University of Virginia)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Making the Case for Student Veterans: Building Support for Student Veteran Enrollment
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

AGB Launches New Initiative on Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Opinion: A Lesson of the Pandemic: All Prints Should Be Preprints
(Undark)

 

In Other News

Inventing AI: Tracing the Diffusion of Artificial Intelligence with US Patents
(US Patent and Trademark Office)

 

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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Friday, October 30

Top o’ the Review

The Company of Biologists Launches New Initiative Dedicated to Sustainable Conferencing
(Company of Biologists via EurekAlert)

DataCite Commons at Your Service
(DataCite Blog)

Gender Gaps in Research Productivity and Recognition among Elite Scientists in US, Canada, South Africa
(PLOS ONE)

How Wikipedia Is Preparing for the 2020 US Election
(Down the Rabbit Hole)

Scoping the Open Science Infrastructure Landscape in Europe
(SPARC Europe)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Alumni Memories of Regenstein Library: A Hub for Discovery and Learning
(The University of Chicago Library)

Canadian Research Data in FRDR Now Accessible in European Union’s OpenAIRE Research Graph
(Simon Fraser University Library)

Family Ties Abound in Cornell University Library Archives
(Cornell University Library)

Making Data Open, Accessible for Researchers and Scholars
(The University of Arizona Libraries)

UC San Diego Library and Partners Launch IMLS-Funded LIS Education and Data Science–Integrated Network Group
(UC San Diego Library)

 

Libraries—Other

ALPSP Copyright Committee and cOAlition S Meet to Discuss the Rights Retention Strategy
(Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers)

Statement on Economic Impact of COVID-19
(Ontario Council of University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

GW to Designate $22.5 Million in Gifts to Create Scholarships for Students in Financial Need
(The George Washington University)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Characterizing Social Media Manipulation in the 2020 US Presidential Election
(First Monday)

 

In Other News

Coursera Saw a 398% Increase in Users between March and April—Here’s How Online Learning Is Taking Off, across Platforms
(Fast Company)

 

 

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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