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Day in Review (September 27–30)

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Monday, September 27

Top o’ the Review

Eshoo, Wyden Press Big Five Publishers on Costly, Overly Restrictive E-book Contracts with Libraries
(US Representative Anna G. Eshoo)

Introducing Juncture, an Open Source Framework for Creating Visual Essays
(JSTOR Labs)

Library Lending Fit for the 21st Century? Controlled Digital Lending in the UK
(Research Libraries UK)

Reshaping Perspectives on Flexible Work: The Impact of COVID-19 on Academic Library Management (preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

University and Indigenous Leaders Explore Ways to Make Meaningful, Lasting Change in Support of Indigenous Education
(Universities Canada)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Brooke L. Clement Appointed Director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

CU Boulder Partners with Index Data on Data Migration for FOLIO
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)

Librarian Captures Scientists’ Lives through Graphic Novels
(University Record, University of Michigan)

Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image Celebrates 25 Years
(Penn Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

CLIR Invites Applications for Digitizing At-Risk Audio and Audiovisual Materials
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Developing a Healthy and Diverse OA Market: Reflections
(Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association)

Mapping the Costs of Open Infrastructure
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Ready, Steady, Pledge! SCOSS Launches Its Third Pledging Round
(Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services, SCOSS)

 

Higher Ed—Members

NSF Invests in Mid-scale Research Infrastructure
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Higher Ed—Other

College Degree Doesn’t Pay Off as Well for First-Generation Grads
(Hechinger Report)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Announcing a New PLOS Policy on Inclusion in Global Research
(PLOS)

 

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

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Tuesday, September 28

Top o’ the Review

Governance in Formation: Identifying Priorities for Action and Making Decisions
(Educopia Institute)

How Can Publishers Better Meet the Open Research Needs of Funders and Institutions?
(PLOS)

NSF Establishes New Institutes for Harnessing the Data Revolution
(US National Science Foundation)

Partnership for Shared Book Collections Publishes September 2021 Quarterly Report
(Partnership for Shared Book Collections)

Post-Pandemic Future of College? It’s on Campus and Online
(Washington Post)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Carolina Latinx Center Partners with UNC University Libraries on Latinx Stories Project
(Daily Tar Heel)

Law Library of Congress and Government Publishing Office Digitize Records of Congress, Release First Selected Volumes Online
(US Library of Congress)

UMass Amherst Libraries Announce Publication of Openly Licensed Textbook, Tutt* a tavola!
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

Working towards Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in BC Libraries
(Boston College Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Call for Papers for RLUK22 Virtual Conference, “Mapping the New Open for Research Libraries”—Submissions Due November 19
(Research Libraries UK)

Release 5.0.2 of the COUNTER Code of Practice
(COUNTER)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Dr. Anthony Fauci to Receive Honourary Doctorate from McGill
(McGill Reporter)

 

Higher Ed—Other

MacArthur Foundation Announces 2021 Fellows
(MacArthur Foundation)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Preliminary Analysis of Collection Technologies, Data Collection Laws, and Legislative Reform during COVID-19
(Citizen Lab, University of Toronto)

Proposed Regulation Bolsters Legal Foundation of DACA and Provides Financial Flexibility to DACA Recipients
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Interview with Nyree Gray, Chief Civil Rights Officer at Claremont McKenna
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Mapping Social Exclusion in STEM to Men’s Implicit Bias and Women’s Career Costs (abstract only)
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

 

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Wednesday, September 29

Top o’ the Review

Introducing Project JASPER—Preserving Open Access Journals Forever
(Directory of Open Access Journals)

Measuring Research Information Citizenship across ORCID Practice (preprint)
(arXiv)

Promising Signs for Humanities Funding: An Update from the National Humanities Alliance
(Perspectives on History)

Special Committee Launched to Report on Structural Racism and Violations of Shared Governance at UNC
(American Association of University Professors)

UNESCO Supports Launch of New Version of Global Open Access Portal
(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Coming Soon: A New and Improved Orbach Library
(UC Riverside Library)

Iowa State University, Knowledge Unlatched, JMIR Publications Partner to Launch Open-Access Fund-Management System
(Knowledge Unlatched)

Rescue Operation: Collaboration Brings Maps, Atlases from City of Minneapolis to UMN Libraries, Users
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

UC Berkeley Archives Websites at Risk of Erasure by Taliban
(Daily Californian)
See the collection of archived sites

University of Toronto Libraries’ Statement on National Truth and Reconciliation Day
(University of Toronto Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

Community Conversations: Jill Dunlap and Alexa Wesley on Racial Justice Statements and Campus Equity Efforts (video)
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Leading Higher Education Organizations Mobilize to Engage All College Students in Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement (CLDE)
(State Higher Education Executive Officers Association—SHEEO)

The Proposed DACA Regulation: What You Need to Know
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality in Science: Inclusion and Participation of Women in Global Science Organizations
(International Science Council)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

OASPA Comes of Age
(Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association)

Open Science Fair 2021 Presentations (video playlist)
(Open Science Fair YouTube channel)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Thursday, September 30

Top o’ the Review

CARL Statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Covid-19, a Catalyst for Greater OER Use Worldwide?
(UNESCO)

Developing a Toolkit for Fostering Open Science Practices
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

IFLA Joins Book Sector Partners in Calling for Climate Action
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

What You Told Us–Responses to Our Consultation on SCOSS’s Future
(Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services, SCOSS)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Hot Library Fall
(University of Rochester River Campus Libraries)

Introducing the Donated Collection Explorer
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Libraries Break Ground on Pan-American Online Initiative
(Hemispheric University Consortium)

Penn Libraries Opens Newly Renovated Biotech Commons
(Penn Libraries)

Users Give Houghton Renovation a Thumbs-Up
(Harvard Gazette)

 

Libraries—Other

Announcing the 2022 Board Slate
(ORCID)

Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR $1.2 Million Operating Grant
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Tentative Florilegium: Experiments & Recipes for ReWriting Books
(Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs, COPIM)

Thank You to the Early Adopters of arXiv’s New Membership Model!
(arXiv)

 

Higher Ed

College Course Materials: Affordability Initiatives across Tennessee
(Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury)

September Snap Poll Results: Vaccine and Mask Policies
(College and University Professional Association for Human Resources)

 

Data & Analytics

Expanding Research Landscape of Latin America
(Clarivate)

 

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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