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Day in Review (October 5–9, 2020)

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Monday, October 5

Top o’ the Review

EBSCO Information Services Releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2021
(EBSCO)

New Dimensions in Data Management: Understanding Sharing and Reuse Practices for 3D Data
(College & Research Libraries News)

Rethinking Research Assessment: Addressing Institutional Biases in Review, Promotion, and Tenure Decision-Making (Part II)
(Official PLOS Blog)

 

ARL Member Libraries

ThinkIR to Host New Undergraduate Research Journal
(University of Louisville Libraries)

Unsung Mapmakers: Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Dashboard Requires Array of Expertise from Staff at Multiple Divisions, Working at All Hours
(Johns Hopkins University)

 

Libraries—Other

CULC/CBUC Endorses Statement of Concern from CFE about Zoom & YouTube Shutting Down University Panel Discussion
(Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada)

Ginny Boyer Appointed Director of Discovery & Resource Sharing Initiatives for Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation
(Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation)

Library Leaders Forum 2020 #EmpoweringLibraries to Be Held Virtually October 6, 13, 20
(Internet Archive)

The Wikipedia Research Conundrum: Is It Citable?
(OCLC Next)

 

Higher Ed—Members

NYU’s LEARN Highlights Results from “College in the Time of Corona” Survey
(Diverse Issue in Higher Education)

University of Alberta Plans to Cut 650 Jobs by 2022 to Overcome $127-Million Funding Gap)
(Edmonton News)

 

Higher Ed—Other

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: IT Budgets, 2020–21
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Solving Stranded Credits: Assessing the Scope and Effects of Transcript Withholding on Students, States, and Institutions
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Data & Analytics

National Graduates Survey: Data Tables, 2018 (Class of 2015)
(Statistics Canada)

 

In Other News

Fake Video Threatens to Rewrite History—Here’s How to Protect It
(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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Tuesday, October 6

Top o’ the Review

2020 MacArthur Foundation Fellows Announced
(MacArthur Foundation)

Digital Strategies in Education across OECD Countries: Exploring Education Policies on Digital Technologies
(Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)

Biden’s Tuition-Free Public College Plan Would Cost Federal Government $33.1 Billion and States $16.5 Billion in the First Year, with Additional Tax Revenue Outweighing the Cost within 10 Years
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

International Students to Be Allowed into Canada as Long as They Have a 14-Day Quarantine Plan
(The Globe and Mail)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Hispanic Literature Audio Archive Rebrands as the PALABRA Archive and Releases 50 New Recordings
(Library of Congress)

University Libraries’ Tamara Kennelly Honored with Emerita Status
(Virginia Tech Libraries)

New Collaboration to Manage University of Cincinnati’s Art Collection
(University of Cincinnati)

 

Libraries—Other

Altmetric Celebrates Ten Years of Altmetrics with Landmark “State of Altmetrics” Report
(Altmetric)

Controlled Digital Lending Visionary Michelle Wu to Receive Internet Archive Hero Award
(Internet Archive Blog)

Digitised Texts: GDD Network Releases Final Report, Launches OpenTexts Service
(Global Digitised Dataset Network)

Free Access to Digital Collections through New Jisc and JSTOR Collaboration
(JSTOR)

OA Switchboard Initiative: Progress Report September 2020
(Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Upcoming Event from New America: How to Remake Higher Education
(New America)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

FY21 Begins with Stopgap Budget and Stalled COVID Relief
(American Institute of Physics)

FCC Preps Order Affirming Net Neutrality Repeal
(MediaPost)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Wednesday, October 7

Top o’ the Review

Petition to UK Government to Investigate Academic E-book Market Surpasses 1,500 Signatures
(Campaign to Investigate the Academic Ebook Market)

Do Researchers Use Open Research Data? Exploring Relationships between Usage Trends and Metadata Quality across Scientific Disciplines from Figshare Case
(Journal of Information Science)

#EmpoweringLibraries—Join the Campaign
(Internet Archive Blog)

 

ARL Member Libraries

ASU Library Data and Analytics Unit Produces “Misinfo Weekly” Podcast
(Arizona State University)

Best Practices in Research Metrics: A Conversation with the Lead Author of the Leiden Manifesto
(Georgia Tech Library)

Houghton Library Collections Strategy
(Harvard Library)

SFU Library Stands against Anti-Black Racism: Progress Update from the Dean
(Simon Fraser University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Elsevier Journal Disavows, but Does Not Retract, Paper on Intelligent Design
(Retraction Watch)

ACRL Presents Webcast Video: Reopening Campus during the Pandemic: Treading Water in the Deep End
(Association of College & Research Libraries YouTube channel)

 

Higher Ed

“It Really Was Abandonment”: Virus Crisis Grips British Universities
(The New York Times)

Unmerited Distress: Four Perspectives of a University Coping with COVID-19
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Chelsey Colbert Discusses Trends in Mobility & Location Data
(Future of Privacy Forum)

Executive Order on Race and Sex Stereotyping Is Chilling Free Expression
(PEN America)

 

Data & Analytics

Statistics Canada Launches Canadian Research and Development Classification 2020
(Statistics Canada)

 

In Other News

Social Media Junk News about First US Presidential Debate
(COMPROP Weekly Misinformation Briefing, Oxford Internet Institute)

 

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

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Thursday, October 8

Top o’ the Review

A (Farewell) Fall 2020 Update from the Academic Library Response to COVID-19 Survey
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

AUPresses Statement on US Executive Order on Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping
(Association of University Presses)

Report from Second Installment of the OCLC/LIBER Discussion Series on Open Science
(Hanging Together)
Note: A report from the first installment is also available.

Zoom, Facebook and YouTube Threaten Academic Freedom
(National Coalition Against Censorship)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Grant to Fund Digitization of Early 20th‑Century Extension Publications
(Washington State University Library)

Library Training Supports Students Working to Free the Wrongfully Convicted
(Georgetown University Library)

Newly Discovered Letters Reveal Professor’s Impact on Ginsburg
(Cornell University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

COAR Community Framework for Best Practices in Repositories
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Library Leaders Forum Kicks Off with Policy Discussion: Ways to Better Serve the Public
(Internet Archive Blogs)

Open Artstor Adds 42,000 Images from the History of Medicine (National Library of Medicine)
(Artstor Blog)

 

Higher Ed

Mellon Grant Helps UT Austin Scholars Preserve and Promote Audiovisual Heritage
(UT News)

Tracking the Trackers: uOttawa Researchers Launch COVID-19 Global Pandemic App Watch
(University of Ottawa)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

OPEN DATA: Agencies Need Guidance to Establish Comprehensive Data Inventories; Information on Their Progress Is Limited
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

Data & Analytics

Data Science Network for the Federal Public Service Launches
(Statistics Canada)

 

In Other News

RELX Survey: AI Adoption Accelerates during COVID-19 Pandemic
(RELX)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
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Friday, October 9

Top o’ the Review

AAC&U Joins Higher Ed Associations Responding to Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping
(Association of American Colleges and Universities)

School Enrollment in the United States: 2018
(US Census Bureau)

Rapid Response Briefing: Proposed Rule to End Duration of Status for International Students and Exchange Visitors
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Strapped for Students, Colleges Finally Begin to Clear Transfer Logjam
(Washington Post)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Library of Congress Acquires Archives of the National Woman’s Party
(New York Times)

Sustainability Is a Key Element of Alderman Library Renovations
(UVA Today)

UBC Library Blog Series Explores Personal Archives of Archivists, Librarians, and Library Staff
(University of British Columbia Library)

Video: Stories from Books—The Hidden Histories of Libraries
(University of Florida Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

New arXivLabs Feature Provides Instant Access to Code
(arXiv Blog)

Library Support for Student Mental Health and Well-Being in the UK: Before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Higher Education Tax Benefits: Brief Overview and Budgetary Effects
(US Congressional Research Service)

 

Data & Analytics

‘I Updated the <ref>’: The Evolution of References in the English Wikipedia and the Implications for Altmetrics
(arXiv)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Defining Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Insights from Powered by Publics
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Current Practices in Scientific Poster Preparation: Survey Results
(bioRxiv)

 

In Other News

Global Attitudes Towards AI, Machine Learning & Automated Decision Making
(Oxford Internet Institute)

 

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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