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Day in Review (October 4–7)

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

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Monday, October 4

Top o’ the Review

Advocating for More OER-Friendly Copyright Regulatory Frameworks

Clearview AI Has New Tools to Identify You in Photos

NEH Awards $87.8 Million in ARP Relief Funding for Economic Recovery to Cultural and Educational Institutions
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)
Note: A complete list of projects receiving funding is available.

New Report Examines Campus Priorities amid the Pandemic and National Polarization
(Association of American Colleges and Universities)

Role of Book Reviews in the Academic Book Ecosystem–A Report
(Arcadia Fund)


ARL Member Libraries

Finding Inspiration, Inspiring Delight
(University of Michigan Library)

Kate Thornhill, Gabriele Hayden Receive NEH Grant for Digital Humanities Project
(University of Oregon Libraries)

Libraries to Digitize Historic Issues of Buffalo News
(University at Buffalo)

New Agreement between the Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval and the Bibliothèque de Québec
(Bibliothèque de l’ Université Laval)

University of Georgia Press Launches the Georgia Open History Library
(University of Georgia Libraries)

Upcoming Webinar (October 13): Licensing Privacy: Views from Library Leadership
(University of Illinois)



EBSCO Information Services Releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2022

Request for Proposals: Consultant for National Implementation of Persistent Identifiers
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)


Higher Ed—Members

Netflix Establishes $5.4 Million Chadwick A. Boseman Scholarship at Howard University


Higher Ed—Other

From Google Ads to NFL Sponsorships: Colleges Throw Billions at Marketing Themselves to Attract Students
(Hechinger Report)


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


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Tuesday, October 5

Top o’ the Review

Congressional Hearing: Balancing Open Science and Security in the US Research Enterprise
(US House Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology
Note: The full text of prepared statements and a video recording of the hearing are available.

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Creates New Database to Assist Scholars of Understudied Manuscript Traditions
(Hill Museum & Manuscript Library)

Issue Brief: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Federal Contractor Requirements on Colleges and Universities
(American Council on Education)

Promoting Open Science through Research Data Management (preprint)


ARL Member Libraries

Cuban Heritage Collection Acquires Works of Jose Kozer
(University of Miami)

Joe Lucia Joins the Digital Public Library of America Board of Directors
(Digital Public Library of America)

One Fine Day: New York City’s Three Public Library Systems Eliminate Late Fines
(New York Public Library)

Smithsonian Names Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty Director of Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
(Smithsonian Institution)

Upcoming Special Event (October 7): A Celebration of American Creativity: The Early Copyright Records Collection
(US Library of Congress)



Case for the Humanities Citation Index (HuCI): A Citation Index by the Humanities, for the Humanities (preprint)


Higher Ed—Members

NYU, University of Waikato Receive Mellon Foundation Grant to Protect Indigenous Knowledge and Data
(New York University)

OpenStax Founder Baraniuk Wins “Nobel Prize of Education”
(Rice University)

Washington University to Boost Student Financial Aid by $1 Billion
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


Higher Ed—Other

New Hub Will Accelerate Progress in Advancing and Scaling STEM Graduate Education Research
(Council of Graduate Schools)


Scholars & Scholarship

Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of Studies Analysing Instructions to Authors from 1987 to 2017
(Nature Communications)


In Other News

VR, AR, Wearables, and Smart Home Tech Are Now Mainstream, Research Says
(Ars Technica)


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


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Wednesday, October 6

Top o’ the Review

HathiTrust Members Elect 4 New Board Members and Unanimously Pass 2022 Budget

Initiative for Open Abstracts: Celebrating Our First Anniversary
(OpenCitations Blog)

Interactive Data Visualization: CSET Map of Science
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

Joint Statement on Access to E-Book and E-Textbook Content
(Society of College, National and University Libraries—SCONUL)

President Biden Announces Intent to Nominate Chairs of National Endowments for the Humanities and Arts
(The White House)

Register for Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) Community Forum: Sharing Our Progress and Opportunities for Involvement—Thursday, October 28
(Educopia Institute)


ARL Member Libraries

Affordable Textbook Programs Save Students $4.9 Million
(University of Nebraska–Lincoln)

Establishment of Central Illinois Jewish Communities Archives/Mervis Archives at University of Illinois
(University of Illinois Library)

UCLA Librarian Lends a Fin to 3D Mapping of Sea Turtle
(UCLA Library)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Joins IIIF Consortium
(International Image Interoperability Framework—IIIF)

Virtual Tour of New Health Sciences Library and Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology & Medicine
(University of Minnesota Libraries)


Higher Ed

Transformational Changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Will Put 550,000+ Public Service Workers Closer to Loan Forgiveness
(US Department of Education)


Advocacy & Public Policy

National Strategic Computing Reserve: A Blueprint
(US National Science and Technology Council)


Scholars & Scholarship

New Collaboration between SCOAP³ for Books and OAPEN: Open Access Books in Particle Physics

ORCID Product Update: Simplifying the Experience for Researchers and Members

Scientific Prizes and Extraordinary Growth of Scientific Topics
(Nature Communications)



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Information Industry Analyst


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Thursday, October 7

Top o’ the Review

Annual Meeting Report and the New COAR Executive Board
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Annual Report: A Recap of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment Activities in 2020
(Declaration on Research Assessment, DORA)

CDL Co-Op Releases Statement on Using Controlled Digital Lending as a Mechanism for Interlibrary Loan
(Boston Library Consortium)

OECD Ministers Adopt Recommendation on Data Access and Sharing
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Libraries Sustain: Transcript of Andrew Potts’ Keynote Speech at World Library and Information Congress 2021
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
Note: A video recording of the speech is also available.

Tutorial on Technology Transfer in US Colleges and Universities (Updated October 2021)
(Council on Governmental Relations)


ARL Member Libraries

Digital GLAM Spaces Conference Registration Is Now Open!
(University of Oregon Libraries)

New Issue of Textual Cultures Published
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

Schomburg Center Launches #SchomburgSyllabus, a Black Studies Catalog in Commemoration of Its 95th Anniversary as NYPL Research Center
(New York Public Library)



2022 Library Publishing Forum Call for Proposals
(Library Publishing Coalition)

Beyond Open: Key Criteria to Assess Open Infrastructure
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

BioOne Announces Lauren Kane as Next President/CEO

Upcoming Special Event (October 15–16): Humanities Podcasting Symposium
(Humanities Podcast Network)


Higher Ed—Members

Announcing the HuMetricsHSS Community Fellowship

The College Payoff: More Education Doesn’t Always Mean More Earnings
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

University Writing Launches New Open Educational Resource
(Auburn University)


Scholars & Scholarship

LGBTQ+ Health Research Guides at North American Health Sciences Libraries: A Survey and Content Analysis
(Journal of the Medical Library Association)


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