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Day in Review (October 3–6)

Last Updated on October 6, 2022, 4:48 pm ET

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Monday, October 3

Top o’ the Review

“A Decade of Data”: Celebrating 10 Years of the Research Data Alliance
(RDA: Research Data Alliance)

Are We Building the Data Discovery Infrastructure Researchers Want?: Comparing Perspectives of Support Specialists and Researchers
(arXiv, Cornell University)

EDUCAUSE Releases Two Reports:

OCLC 2022 Global Council Election Results Announced

President Biden Issues Proclamation on National Arts and Humanities Month, Includes Executive Order to Promote the Arts, the Humanities, and Museum and Library Services
(NEA: US National Endowment for the Arts)

White House’s Open-Access Research Directive Scrambles Long-Entrenched Models, Raising Key Questions


ARL Member Libraries

Brittingham Donates Gift to the University Libraries’ Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection
(Texas A&M University Libraries)

How We Redesigned the Library Website
(Florida State University Libraries)

Introducing the Next Generation National Archives Catalog
(NARA: US National Archives and Records Administration)

Library Unveils New Website
(Georgia Tech Library)

PUL and CITP Host Virtual-Reality Panel
(PUL: Princeton University Library and  CITP: Center for Information Technology Policy)

Solving Human Problems through Nature, a Guide to Naturespace
(Arizona State University Library)

The Giant Bible of Mainz Digitized by the Library of Congress
(Library of Congress)



Evolving Academic Library Research Support Services: Research Ethics
(IFLA Section Academic and Research Libraries, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

GovInfo Collection Development Plan: Version 7 Released
(FDLP: US Federal Depository Library Program)


Higher Ed—Members

Hundreds of Students Could Face Unexpected Costs After Publisher Blocks Free Textbooks
(GW Hatchet)


Higher Ed—Other

Withholding College Transcripts for Loan Payment Is “Abusive,” Federal Agency Says
(Hechinger Report)


Scholars & Scholarship

EBSCO Information Services Releases Serials Price Projection Report For 2023
(EBSCO Information Services)

Preliminary Investigation: Supporting Open Infrastructure for Preprints
(IOI: Invest in Open Infrastructure)


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Tuesday, October 4

Top o’ the Review

Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights: A Vision for Protecting Our Civil Rights in the Algorithmic Age
(White House)

Call for Papers: #RLUK23 Virtual Conference, March 22–24, 2023, “Partners and Pioneers: Reimagining the Modern Research Library”
(RLUK: Research Libraries UK)=

Ethical Issues and Learning Analytics: Are Academic Library Practitioners Prepared?
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

Everyone Has a Role to Play in Making Science More Equitable and Inclusive
(US Department of Energy)

IFLA Submits Contribution to the UN Global Digital Compact Consultation
(IFLA: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)


ARL Member Libraries

CU Boulder Receives Collaborative National Grant for Open Science Project
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)

How the Library’s Makerspace Helps Students Ace Academic Projects—and Forget about School for a While
(UC Berkeley Library)

Library’s EaaSI Program Preserves Digital Data in Deep Freeze, Norway
(Yale Library)

National Archives Seeks Feedback on Draft Customer Research Agenda
(NARA: US National Archives and Records Administration)

Preserving Local Histories in Atlanta’s Historic Washington Park through Community Partnership
(University of Georgia Libraries)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Executive Order Re-establishes the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities under IMLS
(IMLS: US Institute of Museum and Library Services)


Scholars & Scholarship

Community-Based Strategies for Combating Misinformation: Learning from a Popular Culture Fandom
(Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review)

FAIREST: A Framework for Assessing Research Repositories
(Data Intelligence)

Open Syllabus Announces New Support from the Arcadia Fund
(Open Syllabus)


In Other News

Ingram Invests in NFT E-book Company Aiming to Let Readers “Truly Own Digital Books”
(The Bookseller)


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Wednesday, October 5

Top o’ the Review

A Demographic Assessment of the 2022 Library Publishing Forum
(Library Publishing Coalition)

CCSD and COAR Announce the Launch of a Preprint Directory
(COAR: Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Register Now: IATUL Fall Seminar 2022, December 13–15, 2022, Zurich, “Breaking New Ground: Scholarly Communication and Libraries”
(IATUL: International Association of University Libraries)

The Diversity Audit: A Thought-Provoking Tool for Academic Librarians
(Elsevier Connect)

Video: The Oxford Dictionary of African American English in the Making: Panel Discussion
(Oxford University Press)

ARL Member Libraries

PUL Debuts Four Open Access Agreements
(PUL: Princeton University Library)

Rose Library Highlights Southern Jewish Collections and Named Research Fellowship
(Emory University)

University Libraries Publishes Biography of UNC President David Lowry Swain
(UNC University Libraries)

Video: Project Design Studio Provides Workspace for Interdisciplinary Collaboration
(Virginia Tech)

Weldon Pop-Up Showcases Indigenous Collections
(The Gazette, Western University)



OpenBibArt: A Century of Western Art Bibliography Now Available Online
(Getty Library)


Higher Ed

An Inflection Point for the Creation of New Cybersecurity Operating Models in Higher Education


Advocacy & Public Policy

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Engagements with Stakeholders Regarding Open Science and Public Access, May 2021–August 2022
(The White House)


Scholars & Scholarship

Going Qual In: Towards Methodologically Inclusive Data Work in Academic Libraries
(IASSIST Quarterly)


In Other News

New Report Shows Significant Improvement in Consumer Cyber Hygiene


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Thursday, October 6

Top o’ the Review

Improvements for Man and Machine in Scientific Publishing

New Study Finds Legacy Admissions at One Institution Came at the Cost of Diversity
(Diverse: Issues In Higher Education)

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals DACA Ruling
(ACE: American Council on Education)

Universities Canada Statement on Developing Situation in Iran
(Universities Canada)

Wiley Plans to Restore Access to Approximately 1,380 E-book Titles Removed from ProQuest Academic Complete Collection as Soon as Possible


ARL Member Libraries

In the News: Earliest Footage from Black Film Company Rediscovered
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

Library Partnership Develops Database of Jesuit History
(Georgetown University Library)



Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Justice
(ACRL Insider)


Higher Ed

Number and Distribution of Full-Time Academic Staff at Canadian Universities, by Age Group, Academic Rank, Gender, and Province, 1970–2020
(Statistics Canada)

Tertiary Education Rates Reach Record High, with More Efforts Needed to Expand Vocational Education and Training, Says OECD
(OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Reed & Grijalva Introduce Right to Read Act to Invest in Literacy & Address Disparities in Access to School Library Resources
(Jack Reed, United States Senator for Rhode Island)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

NSF Invests to Improve Undergraduate STEM Education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
(NSF: US National Science Foundation)

Open for Antiracism Faculty Training Program Shows Promising Results


Scholars & Scholarship

DOAJ Commits to the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure (POSI)
(DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals)

Open Research Data: Experimenting towards a Publishing Infrastructure
(Engaging Science, Technology & Society)

Promoting Open Science through Bibliometrics
(LIBER Quarterly)


In Other News

Where Conspiracy Theories Flourish: A Study of Youtube Comments and Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories
(Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review)


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