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Day in Review (September 21–25, 2020)

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Monday, September 21

Top o’ the Review

Shira Perlmutter Appointed US Register of Copyrights
(Library Copyright Alliance)

IFLA ARL Hot Topics 2020 Webinar Recording and Slides
(infoDOCKET)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Crowdsourced Textbook: Students Develop New Psychology Textbook
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Documentarians Highlight Importance of Preservation during Brown Media Archives Anniversary Event
(University of Georgia Libraries)

Professor Betsy Levy Paluck and Librarian Meghan Testerman Awarded Grant to Fund Open Database of Prejudice-Reduction Studies
(Princeton University Library)

Rescued from Obscurity: Sarah Piatt and the Larry Michaels Poetry Collection
(The Ohio State University Libraries)

Rutgers–New Brunswick Libraries Launch Virtual Celebration of Scholarship
(Rutgers University Libraries)

University Libraries’ Citizen Literacy Helps Students Become Savvy Information Consumers
(University of Louisville Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Implementing Open Science Policies into Library Processes: Case Study of University of Eastern Finland Library
(LIBER Quarterly)

PM Press Sells Ebooks to Internet Archive: “We Want Our Books to Be in Every Library”
(Internet Archive Blog)

 

Higher Ed

CAUT Highlights Role for Federal Government in Strengthening Postsecondary Education in Advance of Prime Minister Trudeau’s Throne Speech
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Towards FAIR Protocols and Workflows: The OpenPREDICT Use Case
(PeerJ Computer Science)

University of Arizona Says Former Researcher Committed Misconduct by Plagiarizing Figure
(Retraction Watch)

VIVA Suspends Open-Access Publishing Funding Program
(VCU Libraries)

What Drives and Inhibits Researchers to Share and Use Open Research Data? A Systematic Literature Review
(PLOS ONE)

 

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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 22

Top o’ the Review

Fall 2020 CNI Member Meeting Moving Virtual: Overview of Plans
(Coalition for Networked Information)

New Version Available: Library of Congress Releases “Recommended Formats Statement 2020-2021”
(infoDOCKET)

OCLC and LIBER Announce Joint Discussion Series on Open Science
(OCLC)

Update on the Microsoft Open Data Campaign
(Microsoft on the Issues)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Journal Prices Increase More Than True Inflation
(University of Missouri Libraries)

UBC Library Scholarly Communications and Copyright Office Impact and Activity Report 2019-2020
(University of British Columbia Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Statement from the JLSC Editors & Editorial Board: “A Commitment to Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Higher Education Can Help Protect Democracy from Authoritarianism, Says New Georgetown University Report
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

Penn State University Press Announces Graphic Mundi Imprint
(Penn State University)

UC San Diego Launches Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies Program
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Undergraduate Student Caregivers’ Experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Financial Hardships, Food and Housing Insecurity, Mental Health, and Academic Obstacles
(Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Department of Education Updates to Online Programs
(NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)

Privacy and Emerging Technology–Private Sector Perspectives on Regulation
(National Conference of State Legislatures)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

A New Issue of the Journal of Academic Freedom (Vol. 11) Now Available Online
(American Association of University Professors)

ORCID Community Gets First Look at New Developments in the Product Interest Group Webinar
(ORCID)

 

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

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Wednesday, September 23

Top o’ the Review

New Formats, New Opportunities at World Library and Information Congress
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Research Data Management Policy and Practice in Chinese University Libraries
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

The Evolving Consequences of the Coronavirus “Infodemic”: How Viral False Coronavirus-Related Information Affects People and Societies across the World
(European Parliamentary Research Service)

Trump Administration Proposes Bill to Chip Away at Online Industry’s Legal Protections
(Politico)

Wikipedia Is Getting New Look for First Time in 10 Years—Here’s Why
(Diff)

 

ARL Member Libraries

In Memoriam: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933–2020)
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Librarians Aid Startups
(Cornell University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Internet Archive Has New Tool to Save Research Papers from Vanishing: Internet Archive Scholar
(VICE)

Taking Shared Print to the Next Level
(Partnership for Shared Book Collections)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Jay Hartzell Named President of UT Austin
(The University of Texas System)

Selection Committee to Pick New Temple University President Draws Criticism
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

Higher Ed—Other

A Letter to College Administrators: Considerations for Virtual Learning
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

Coursera 2020 Impact Report Published
(Coursera)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

NACAC CEO Calls for Putting Students First in Higher Ed
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

 

Data & Analytics

Survey of Postsecondary Faculty and Researchers, 2019
(Statistics Canada)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Thursday, September 24

Top o’ the Review

American Libraries and Museums Awarded $13.8 Million in IMLS CARES Act Grants
(Institute of Museum and Library Services)

$100 Million ‘Destination Vanderbilt’ Initiative Launched to Recruit Top Faculty, Address Essential Challenges
(Vanderbilt University)

NAS and NAM Presidents Alarmed by Political Interference in Science amid Pandemic
(National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

UC San Diego Library Completes One to Many Grant Funded by The Mellon Foundation
(UC San Diego Library)

Library of Congress American Folklife Center Plans to Enhance Resources for Higher Education
(Folklife Today)

 

Libraries—Other

User Experience in Libraries: 4 Best Practice Examples from the ZBW
(ZBW–Leibniz Information Centre for Economics)

 

Higher Ed

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Monthly Update on Higher Education Enrollment
(National Student Clearinghouse)

Upcoming Web Event: Higher Education & COVID-19: The Future of Learning, Opportunity, and Work
(The Brookings Institution)

Explaining Gender Differences in Academics’ Career Trajectories
(arXiv)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

NIST Issues ‘Historic’ Update to Security and Privacy Guidance
(MeriTalk)

Senate Panel Preparing to Subpoena Google, Facebook, and Twitter for CEO Testimony Re: Section 230
(Politico)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Initiative for Open Abstracts Launches to Promote Discovery of Research
(Initiative for Open Abstracts)

Cultural Heritage: OPERAS Has Signed the “Passenger Pigeon Manifesto”
(Hypotheses)

IOP Publishing Launches First-of-Its-Kind Peer Review Certification Programme
(IOP Publishing)

 

In Other News

Think Tank Advocates New Tactics to Battle the Impact of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage
(The Antiquities Coalition)

 

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

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Friday, September 25

Top o’ the Review

The UK Wiley Read and Publish Agreement—Nine Months On
(Jisc Blog)

AHA Statement on Recent “White House Conference on American History”
(American Historical Association)

Presidents’ Alliance Condemns Proposed DHS Rule to Limit Ability of International Students to Remain and Study in United States
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

NACAC Opposes DHS Proposed Rule to Eliminate Duration of Status for International Students in US
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Anonymous Donor Has Huge Impact on Special Collections
(University of Missouri Libraries)

UMass Amherst Libraries and Student Success Outreach Announce Launch of “Trajectory: A Student Success Podcast”
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Freedom Libraries: The Million Book Project
(Shades of Freedom Podcast, The Aspen Institute)

IFLA Releases 6 Videos on Wikidata and Wikibase in Libraries
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Making Disciplinary Research Audible: Academic Library as Podcaster
(Information Technology and Libraries)

Open Access Books in Humanities and Social Sciences: an Open Access Altmetric Advantage
(arXiv)

 

Higher Ed—Members

University of Delaware Announces Layoffs, Other Measures as Budget Deficit Grows
(Delaware Online)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Fed Research Finds State Support for Higher Education Lowers Student Debt Originations, Shortens Time to Degree
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Higher Education & COVID-19: The Future of Learning, Opportunity, and Work—October 8 Webcast
(The Hamilton Project)

The New Normal: Fall Planning and Moving Higher Ed Online
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Turned Away at the Gate: How Peer Review Can Reinforce Social Inequalities
(Peace Research Institute Oslo Blog)

 

In Other News

Weekly Misinformation Briefing
(Computational Propaganda Project, 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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