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Day in Review (September 13–16)

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Monday, September 13

Top o’ the Review

Developing a Toolkit for Fostering Open Science Practices: Proceedings of a Workshop Release Event
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Effects of Remote Work on Collaboration among Information Workers
(Nature Human Behaviour)

Exploratory Study of Diversity Statements in Canadian Academic Librarian Job Advertisements
(International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion)

Is College Worth the Time and the Money? It Depends on Whom You Ask
(Association of American Colleges and Universities)

New Video Resource for Funders: “Balanced, Broad, Responsible: A Practical Guide for Research Evaluators”
(Luxembourg National Research Fund and DORA Declaration on Research Assessment)

 

ARL Member Libraries

CU Boulder to Host “Radical Open Access: Experiments in (Post-)Publishing Symposium” on October 1
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)

Grant Awarded to University Libraries
(Texas A&M University Libraries)

Library of Congress Names New IT Leadership
(US Library of Congress)

New Research Commons Opens at SFU Vancouver
(Simon Fraser University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Preprint Advocates Must Also Fight for Research Integrity
(Nature)

Surge in Pandemic Research Shines a Spotlight on Preprints
(The Scientist)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Global Climate Change and the University of Michigan’s Path Forward
(University of Michigan)

Multiple Higher Ed Organizations Sign Letter of Support for the FY 2022 Budget Reconciliation Bill
(American Council on Education)

Uncertainty on Climate Change in Textbooks Linked to Uncertainty in Students
(NC State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Stuck in 1955, Engineering Education Needs a Revolution
(Issues in Science and Technology)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Privacy Advocate to Be Nominated for Seat on Federal Trade Commission
(The Hill)

 

In Other News

Horrifying New AI App Swaps Women into Porn Videos with a Click
(MIT Technology Review)

 

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, September 14

Top o’ the Review

Academic Research and Development
(US National Science Foundation)

Credibility of Scientific Information on Social Media: Variation by Platform, Genre, and Presence of Formal Credibility Cues
(Quantitative Science Studies)

OSHA Provides Details on Upcoming COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard
(College and University Professional Association for Human Resources)

White House Outlines R&D Budget Priorities for FY 2023
(Consortium of Social Science Associations)

Wikimedia Foundation Appoints Maryana Iskander as Chief Executive Officer
(Wikimedia Foundation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

With New Federal Grant, Brown University Library to Host Training Institute Based on Digital Scholarship Expertise
(Brown University)

Stony Brook University Libraries’ 6th Annual Open Access Symposium Call for Posters and Panelists
(Stony Brook University Libraries)

New Digital Project Explores the Life and Legacy of James Branch Cabell, Namesake of VCU’s Library
(Virginia Commonwealth University)

Your Great Research… in Chalk Drawings
(NC State University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Virtual SciDataCon 2021 Programme Published
(CODATA and World Data System)

Stacktrace: News from Software Preservation Network (September 2021)
(Software Preservation Network)

 

Higher Ed

AI Education in China and the United States: A Comparative Assessment
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

Upcoming Special Event (September 16): UERU Town Hall on Reframing the Faculty Role at Research Universities
(Association for Undergraduate Education at Research Universities)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

UN Must Explicitly Recognise Role of Science in Combating Global Challenges, According to Nature Editor in Chief
(Springer Nature)
Note: The full text of the speech is available here.

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Ebooks Are an Abomination
(The Atlantic)

When Researchers Sound the Alarm on Problematic Papers
(The Scientist)

 

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

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Wednesday, September 15

Top o’ the Review

As War Ends, Let’s Ensure Veterans Have Access to Higher Education
(Ithaka S+R)

Boston Library Consortium to Implement Controlled Digital Lending for Interlibrary Loan, Releases New Report
(Boston Library Consortium)

Here’s How We End the Pandemic
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Academic Productivity (preprint)
(arXiv)

Largest Colleges Push Student Vaccines with Mandates, Prizes
(Associated Press)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Announces Three New Grant Opportunities—Deadlines November 14 and 21
(US Library of Congress)

FSU Launches Journal of Postsecondary Student Success
(Florida State University)

GIS Days 2021 Call for Presentations—Deadline October 11
(Western Libraries)

Lug and Can Label Collection Now Available Digitally
(UC Davis Library)

University of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Community Archives Program Now Underway
(University of Baltimore)

You Can Print Coronary Arteries?
(Temple University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

New NISO Project—Package Identifiers
(US National Information Standards Organization)

Society for Scholarly Publishing Releases Second Annual Professional Skills Map
(Society for Scholarly Publishing)

 

Higher Ed

Australian Research Council Reverses New Funding Rule After Widespread Criticism
(The Guardian)

SAT Program Results Capture Impact of COVID on Class of 2021
(College Board)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facebook Draws Lawmaker Scrutiny over Instagram’s Impact on Teens
(The Hill)

 

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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Thursday, September 16

Top o’ the Review

Americans Have Little Trust in Online Security: AP-NORC Poll
(Associated Press)

Encouraging Equitable Decision-Making in Academic Technology
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Higher Ed Afghan Response and Advocacy: Action & Information Briefing
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Evidence Synthesis Institute: Working with a Librarian on Evidence Synthesis (Video)
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Hispanic Institute between the Wars (Digital Exhibit)
(Columbia University Libraries)

Mudd Library Reopens after Renovations
(Daily Princetonian)

NEH Grant Awarded to Publish Works of Dickinson
(University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press)

Police Union Websites Preserved by Library Archive
(Cornell University Library)

Schomburg Center Clipping Files
(New York Public Library)

UNC University Archives Partners with Carolina Pride Alum Network to Preserve Personal Stories of LGBTQ+ Tar Heels
(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

 

Higher Ed

AHA Releases Statement on Threats to Academic Conferences
(American Historical Association)

Poll Shows Employers Plan to Grow Use of Virtual in College Recruiting Efforts
(National Association of Colleges and  Employers)

 

Data & Analytics

Do Institutional Repository Deposit Guidelines Deter Data Discovery?
(Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Report: Test-Optional Trends in Pandemic Year for College Admissions
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

In Other News

Interview with New CEO of Wikimedia Foundation
(Washington Post)

 

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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