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Day in Review (September 14–18, 2020)

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Monday, September 14

Top o’ the Review

ORCID Announces New Executive Director
(EIN Presswire)

Digital Preservation Awards 2020: The Finalists
(Digital Preservation Coalition)

Registration Is Now Open for the Library Leaders Forum
(Internet Archive Blog)

Student Debt Is Fueling Black-White Wealth Gap—and Pursuing a College Degree Has Become “Racialized,” This Professor Says
(MarketWatch)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Lyons New Media Centre Celebrates 10 Years of Creativity
(
McMaster University Library)

LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries Announce Virtual Copyright Education Centers Pilot Project
(LYRASIS)

Marquand Library’s Rare Books Acquisitions during the Pandemic
(Princeton University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

LYRASIS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2020 Survey Report: Findings and Takeaways—An ATG Original
(Against the Grain)

“Standardized Rights Statements 101” DPLA Webinar Recording
(Digital Public Library of America via YouTube)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Board Approves Updated UVA Budget, Reflecting COVID Impacts
(University of Virginia)

MIT Releases Financials, Endowment Figures for 2020
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Taking a Privacy-First Approach, Two UC Campuses Will Pilot Smartphone Technology to Help Limit Spread of COVID-19
(University of California)

U of I System Enrollment Tops 90,000 for First Time
(University of Illinois System)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Open Data and Open Access Articles: Exploring Connections in the Life Sciences
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)

 

In Other News

National K–12 Cybersecurity Learning Standards Development Underway
(MeriTalk)

 

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
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Tuesday, September 15

Top o’ the Review

Dozens of Scientific Journals Have Vanished from the Internet, Study Found
(CNN)

A New Open Educational Series from Project Information Literacy Shares Lessons about the US Media Ecosystem from the First 100 Days of COVID-19 News Coverage
(infoDOCKET)

An Update on Our Response to COVID-19: A Message from the Presidents of the NAS, NAE, and NAM
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Library of Congress Launches New Tool to Search Historical Newspaper Images
(Library of Congress)

UConn, CSCU Combine for Innovative eBook Purchasing Initiative
(Connecticut State Colleges & Universities)

Digital Mapping Uncovers Hidden Histories
(Western University)

 

Libraries—Other

Applications Are Open for the US Open Textbooks Pilot Grant Program
(SPARC)

COAR Forum on COVID-19, Open Science, and Repositories
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Directory of Open Access Journals in Keywords. Distribution and Themes of Articles
(JLIS.it —Italian Journal of Library, Archives, and Information Science)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UC Investments Grows Portfolio to $140 Billion during Tumultuous Year
(University of California)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Higher Education Was Already Ripe for Disruption. Then, COVID-19 Happened.
(Carnegie Mellon University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Immigration and Education–New Paradigm Omnibus Results for August 2020
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Data & Analytics

Estimated 17.8% of Adults Ages 25 to 34 Lived in Their Parents’ Household Last Year
(US Census Bureau)

Vaping, Marijuana Use in 2019 Rose in College-Age Adults
(US National Institutes of Health)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Getty Releases First Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan
(The Iris: Behind the Scenes at the Getty)

 

In Other News

Science Is Getting Harder to Read
(Nature Index)

 

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Wednesday, September 16

Top o’ the Review

New CARL-LAC Report Proposes National Shared Print Network for Canada
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Research 4.0: Research in the Age of Automation and Jisc Response to Report
(Demos and Jisc)

US Court Records Would Be Free under House Judiciary Bill
(Bloomberg Law)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Curating the Experience of Black America in the Age of Pandemic
(Harvard Gazette)

For Too Long, We’ve Been Part of the ProblemNow Let’s Be Part of the Solution
(UC Berkeley Library)

New York Public Library Acquires Trisha Brown’s Unusual Archive
(New York Times)

The Reg at 50: A Hub for Innovation at a Time of Change
(The University of Chicago Library)

UT System Joins Texas Library Coalition to Improve Access to Scientific Journals
(The University of Texas System)

 

Libraries—Other

How the Internet Archive Is Ensuring Permanent Access to Open Access Journal Articles
(Internet Archive Blog)

Testing Our Assumptions: Preliminary Results from the Data Curation Network
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Fostering Responsible Conduct of Research in Time of Crisis: Virtual Conference October 14–15
(Big Ten Academic Alliance)

“Living Books”: University of Manitoba Organizing Virtual Living Library with Prominent Indigenous Alumni
(Winnipeg Sun)

 

Data & Analytics

Google and FAO Launch Big-Data Tool for All
(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Measuring Inclusion in America’s Cities
(Urban Institute)

 

In Other News

New York Times to Publish AR-First Journalism on Instagram; Launches AR Lab
(New York Times Company)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Thursday, September 17

Top o’ the Review

CARL Releases Final Version of “Competencies for Librarians in Canadian Research Libraries”
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

ITU Study Estimates US$428 Billion Needed to Connect Remaining 3 Billion People to Internet by 2030
(International Telecommunication Union)

NACAC Offers Road Map to Reimagine US Higher Education as Public Good
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Chuck Schumer Say US Should Immediately Cancel $50,000 in Student Loans for Millions of Borrowers
(MarketWatch)

 

ARL Member Libraries

IPLC Launches Web Archive of Collective Architecture and Design Response to COVID-19
(Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation)

Library Collections Budget Reduction
(University of Miami Libraries)

New Endowment Supports LGBT History Research Collection
(University of Houston Libraries)

University Libraries Collaborate on Publication of Teaching Resource
(Washington University in St. Louis)

 

Libraries—Other

Comment on “Open Is Not Forever: A Study of Vanished Open Access Journals”
(arXiv)

Power and Status (and Lack Thereof) in Academe: Academic Freedom and Academic Librarians
(In the Library with the Lead Pipe)

Wikidata, Wikibase, and the Library Linked Data Ecosystem: An OCLC Research Library Partnership Discussion
(Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UW Launches Justice-Focused Endorsement for Computer Science Teachers
(University of Washington)

 

Higher Ed—Other

International Students More Likely to Graduate from Master’s Degree Programs within Two Years than Canadian Students
(Statistics Canada)

Investigating Mental Health of US College Students during COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross-Sectional Survey Study
(Journal of Internet Medical Research)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Representatives Will Hurd and Robin Kelly Introduce Resolution to Guide US AI Policy
(Electronic Privacy Information Center)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Friday, September 18

Top o’ the Review

Challenges for Open Education with Educational Innovation: A Systematic Literature Review
(Sustainability)

The First National Model Student Data Privacy Agreement Launches
(Future of Privacy Forum)

The Impact of Skim Reading and Navigation When Reading Hyperlinks on the Web
(PLOS One)

Working Today to Preserve Our Tomorrow (Library and Archives Canada 2019–2020 Annual Report)
(Library and Archives Canada)

 

ARL Member Libraries

4 Keys to a Dazzling Library Website Redesign
(University of Michigan Library)

Leading the Way in Learner-Led Design
(UCLA Library)

One Journal Publishing Company Is More Profitable Than Netflix
(University of Missouri Libraries)

What’s Involved in Digitizing and Preserving 90 Films for Primary Resources
(University of Arizona Libraries)

Rochester Project Democratizes Access to Medieval English Literature
(University of Rochester)

Freedom of Expression during COVID-19
(Library of Congress)

 

Libraries—Other

A Cross-Discipline Comparison of Subject Guides and Resource Discovery Tools
(Information Research)

Copyright Life Hacks for Librarians
(UKSG Insights)

Scholar Button Browser Extension Update
(Google Scholar Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Reporters Committee Urges US Supreme Court to Continue Livestreaming Oral Arguments
(Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press)

 

In Other News

APLU Washington Update
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

 

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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