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Day in Review (September 29–October 2, 2020)

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Tuesday, September 29

Top o’ the Review

Creating Diversity in Libraries: Management Perspectives
(Library Leadership & Management)

International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) Appoints Charles Eckman as President
(University of Miami Libraries)

New Report: New Administration Policy Will Reduce Number of DACA Recipients through Higher Cost, Delays, and Denials
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Congressional Hearing Tomorrow (9/30): Copyright and the Internet in 2020: Reactions to the Copyright Office’s Report on the Efficacy of 17 U.S.C. 512 after Two Decades
(US House Committee on the Judiciary)
Note: Jonathan Band from the Library Copyright Alliance will be among those testifying at the hearing.

 

ARL Member Libraries

University of Oklahoma Librarians and Archivists Submit Proposal to Change a Library of Congress Subject Heading
(University of Oklahoma Libraries)

Possible Disruptions Due to Staff Furloughs through December 31, 2020
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Settings: A Case-Based, Open Access Text
(University of California Office of Scholarly Communication)

 

Libraries—Other

Digital Preservation Community Survey Results Published
(Open Preservation Foundation)

ORCID Announces 2021 Board Slate
(ORCID)

Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata
(OCLC Research)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Zoom Carts Help Keep Semester Rolling
(Duke University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Peer Review and Societal Impact of COVID-19 Research
(PRIO Blogs)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative
(Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges)

Creating Diverse Teams during a Time of Uncertainty
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

CAUT Decries Arrest of Carleton University Student in Turkey
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

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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Wednesday, September 30

Top o’ the Review

Global Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repositories–Collection Diversity and Management Issues
(UKSG Insights)

Testimony of Jonathan Band (Library Copyright Alliance) at Today’s Congressional Hearing on Copyright and the Internet in 2020: Reactions to the Copyright Office’s Report on the Efficacy of 17 U.S.C. 512 after Two Decades
(US House Committee on the Judiciary)
Note: Statements from other witnesses and a video recording are also available.

New In-Depth OA Look at Copyright and Licensing Practices among Journal Publishers in Europe
(SPARC Europe)

Upcoming Online Event: Library Publishing: A Catalyst for Change
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Marriott Library Digital Exhibit Finds Echoes of Today’s Pandemic News in Century-Old Headlines
(University of Utah)

Social Media Strategy Fiscal Years 2021-2025
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Thoughts on Conserving Racist Materials in Libraries
(UCLA Library Preservation Blog)

UCSB Library Receives Collection of Rare Shakespeare Recordings
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

Université Laval Launches Instagram Account | English Translation via Google Translate
(Université Laval)

 

Libraries—Other

Launch of the OAPEN Open Access Books Toolkit
(OAPEN)

 

Higher Ed

A Novel Approach to Studying and Measuring a Liberal Education and Its Economic Value
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

Rethinking Research Assessment: Addressing Institutional Biases in Review, Promotion, and Tenure Decision-Making
(Public Library of Science Blog)

Virginia’s Higher Education Early Enrollment Estimates Released
(State Council of Higher Education for Virginia)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Zoom’s Chief Diversity Officer Explores the Future of Inclusion and Remote Work
(LinkedIn Talent Blog)

 

In Other News

The Biggest Hurdle to Facebook’s Bold Vision for AR Glasses Is Trust
(Fast Company)

 

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

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Thursday, October 1

Top o’ the Review

ACE, Higher Education Groups Support Princeton in Federal Inquiry after University Acknowledges Systemic Racism
(American Council on Education)

Foreign Actors Likely to Use Online Journals to Spread Disinformation regarding 2020 Elections
(Federal Bureau of Investigation and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency)

Growing Humanities Commons
(MLA Commons)

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Announces Open Access Publishing Policy and Joins cOAlition S
(HHMI)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Scholars Commons Playlists Explore Democracy
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Templeton World Charity Foundation Joins cOAlition S
(cOAlition S)

 

Higher Ed—Members

University of Florida Board of Trustees Approve Furlough Policy for Faculty and Staff
(The Alligator)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Senate Committee Makes Push for Further FAFSA Simplification
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU Analysis of HEROES Act 2.0
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

The Other Final Rule in Which You Need to be Aware–Religious Liberty and Free Inquiry Final Rule
(NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)

Zoom, Twitter Failures Highlight Discriminatory Impact of Facial Recognition
(Electronic Privacy Information Center)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

An Interview with Dr. Stella Flores: Policies to Ensure Equitable Access to Well-Resourced Colleges and Universities
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

EarthArXiv Preprint Server Re-launches on CDL-Hosted Janeway Platform
(California Digital Library)

Open-Access Fees Creating ‘a Crisis’ for African Research
(Research Professional News)

 

In Other News

Brian Napack, President and CEO of John Wiley & Sons, Unanimously Elected Chairman, AAP Board of Directors
(Association of American Publishers)

 

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Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
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Friday, October 2

Top o’ the Review

Canadians Need Unfettered Access to Government Publications in Face of COVID-19
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Judge Orders 2020 Census to Continue through October
(CNN)

Notre Dame President Tests Positive for COVID-19
(South Bend Tribune)

Pandemic Amplifies Trouble with Restrictive Licensing and E-textbooks
(SPARC)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Connecting Harvard to the World: The Inaugural Membership Matters Panel
(Harvard Library)

Film & Media Archive Receives Grant to Preserve a Unique Piece of WashU and St. Louis History on Film
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Quiz: How Much Do CU Boulder Libraries Subscription Resources Cost?
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)

University of Toronto Libraries to Migrate to New Library Services Platform in January 2021
(University of Toronto Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Four New Digital Collections Online from the British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme
(British Library)

 

Higher Ed—Members

University of Washington Researchers Driving around Seattle Using Street View-Style Camera to Study Response to Pandemic
(GeekWire)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Video Playlist: Future of HBCUs in the COVID Era
(The Aspen Institute)

Upcoming Briefing: First and Second Generation Immigrant Students in Higher Education
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

National Academies Release Framework for Equitable Allocation of a COVID-19 Vaccine for Adoption by HHS, State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Authorities
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

“Liking” an Article Online May Mean Less Time Spent Reading It
(The Ohio State University)

 

In Other News

Computational Propaganda Project Weekly Misinformation Briefing, September 29, 2020
(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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