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Day in Review (July 11–14)

Last Updated on July 14, 2022, 5:19 pm ET

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Note: Day in Review will be on hiatus July 18–21, returning on Monday, July 25.

Monday, July 11

Top o’ the Review

Announcing SPARC’s Knowledge Equity Discussion Series
(SPARC)

French Minister of Higher Education and Research Inaugurates Recherche Data Gouv
(Committee for Open Science, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (France))

National Leadership Grants for Libraries, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs Now Accepting Applications
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)

ORFG Invites Feedback on Open and Equitable Grantmaking Draft Primers
(Open Research Funders Group)

Principles and Values in International Science Cooperation
(International Science Council)

Research Data Management Practice in Academic Libraries
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

 

ARL Member Libraries

eScholarship Pilots New Technologies
(University of California–California Digital Library)

Libraries Complete Digitization of a 106-Year-Old Film
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Library of Congress Releases 2022–23 Recommended Formats Statement
(Library Journal’s infoDOCKET)

Princeton University Library Incorporates Homosaurus Vocabulary in Item Tagging
(Princeton University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

DOAJ Freezes Supporter Rates for 2023
(Directory of Open Access Journals)

Open Access Book: AI in Libraries and Publishing
(Coalition for Networked Information)

Statement: The Digital Services Act–Education and Science Require Better Policy Making Procedures
(Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche)

 

Higher Ed—Member

Indiana University and Internet2 Announce New 3-Year Agreement
(Indiana University)

UMich African American Student Project Launches Black Student Database through 1970
(The Michigan Daily)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Bullying in Science: Largest-Ever National Survey Reveals Bleak Reality
(Nature)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

ACE, Other Associations Comment on Proposed Changes to IPEDS
(American Council on Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Monitoring the Transition to Open Access through Its Mode of Implementation: A Principal Component Analysis of Two Surveys
(PLOS ONE)

 

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, July 12

Top o’ the Review

AACRAO Releases Implementation Guidance on Alternative Credentials
(American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers)

Getty Opens Access to 30,000 Images of Black Diaspora in UK and US
(The Guardian)
Additional details are available from Getty Images. 

How To Read an Entire HathiTrust Collection (video recording)
(HathiTrust)
In other news: HathiTrust Board of Governors Call for Nominations

Public Use and Public Funding of Science
(Nature Human Behaviour)

The Show Goes On: Growing an Ecosystem Devoted to Academic Equity: 2022 Academic Equity Summer Institute
(Ithaka S+R)

 

ARL Member Libraries

eScholarship Pilots New Technologies
(University of California–California Digital Library)

Library of Congress Releases 2022–23 Recommended Formats Statement
(Library Journal’s infoDOCKET)

Libraries Complete Digitization of a 106-Year-Old Film
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Princeton University Library Incorporates Homosaurus Vocabulary in Item Tagging
(Princeton University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Annual Conference Recordings Now Available
(International Image Interoperability Framework)

Meta Launches Sphere, an AI Knowledge Tool Based on Open Web Content, Used Initially to Verify Citations on Wikipedia
(TechCrunch)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Virginia Tech Joins Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area
(Virginia Tech)

 

Higher Ed—Others

Reclaiming Resilience: Building Better Systems of Care
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Does the Digital World Open Up an Increasing Divide in Access to Print Books?
(OECD iLibrary)

 

Data & Analytics

How Did COVID-19 Demonstrate the Value of Nontraditional Data? (podcast)
(Brookings Institution)

New NSF Center Will Advance, Broaden, and Catalyze Environmental Data Science
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Challenges and Lessons Learned of Formalizing the Partnership between Libraries and Research Computing Groups to Support Research: The Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship
(PEARC ’22: Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing)

 

In Other News

Inside a Radical New Project to Democratize AI
(MIT Technology Review)

News Engagement Plummets as Americans Tune Out
(AXIOS)

 

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

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Wednesday, July 13

Top o’ the Review

Ex-Google Chief’s Venture Aims to Save Neglected Science Software
(Nature)

Learning about Real Experiences from Real Users: A Blueprint for Participatory Accessibility Testing
(Partnership)

Open Access: Is It Fostering Epistemic Injustice?
(ZBW MediaTalk)

Regents Appoint Santa Ono as University of Michigan’s Next President
(University of Michigan)

Second Edition of CNI’s Pre-recorded Project Briefing Series (July 2022) Now Available
(Coalition for Networked Information)

Upcoming US Congressional Hearing (July 20, 2022): Paper Mills and Research Misconduct: Facing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing
(US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

 

ARL Member Libraries

BIG Collection Learning: Reports from the Pilot Projects
(Big Ten Academic Alliance)

Challenges and Lessons Learned of Formalizing the Partnership between Libraries and Research Computing Groups to Support Research: The Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship
(PEARC ’22: Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing)

Christiansburg Institute, University Libraries Collaborate to Preserve Appalachian African American Storytelling, History
(Virginia Tech University Libraries)

Kara S. Blond Appointed Director of the National Archives Office of Presidential Libraries
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Metadata Improvement Projects and HathiTrust: Harvard and the University of Michigan (video recording)
(HathiTrust)

MIT Press Opens Full List of 2022 Monographs via Direct to Open
(MIT Press)

 

Libraries—Other

Book by Very Old Book, This CNY Librarian Is Helping Preserve the Ancient Tomes in Ireland’s Most Famous Library
(Syracuse.com)

Our Wicked Discovery Problem Part Two: Embed and Personalize
(Charleston Hub)

 

Higher Ed

Student Experience Project Outlines Results Demonstrating Increased Student Belonging and Academic Success
(Association of Public & Land-grant Universities)

US Department of Education Awards Final $198 Million of American Rescue Plan Higher Education Funds to Support Students at Community Colleges, Rural, and Minority-Serving Institutions
(US Department of Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Congress Probes How Location Data Brokers Threaten Reproductive Privacy
(Electronic Frontier Foundation)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Propagation of Societal Gender Inequality by Internet Search Algorithms
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)

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Information Industry Analyst
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Thursday, July 14

Top o’ the Review

DPLA Announces Creation of Digital Equity Project Community of Practice
(Digital Public Library of America)

Mining the Native American Authored Works in HathiTrust for Insights (video recording)
(HathiTrust)

Report: The Cost to Publish TOME Monographs
(Association of University Presses)

Tracking the Research, Teaching, and Publishing Practices of Faculty Members Nationally: US Faculty Survey
(Ithaka S+R)

Widespread Distrust in Science: Is the Way We Communicate to Blame?
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Emily McElroy Named Associate Dean for Research and Health Sciences for George A. Smathers Libraries
(University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries)

New Interactive Map and Timeline Added to Chronicling America
(US Library of Congress)

Reviewing Infectious Disease Research at the Health Sciences Library
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Crossref as a Source of Open Bibliographic Metadata (preprint)
(MetaArXiv)

Mapping a World of Urban Planning Literature: GIS Analysis to Address Equity Gaps in a Library Collection (abstract only)
(Journal of Map & Geography Libraries)

OpenAIRE Research Graph: Data Dump of Funded Products
(OpenAIRE)

Open-Source Machine Learning Models for Medical Subject Headings
(Wellcome Data)

Publishing Practice Awards Committee Update
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

Higher Ed

Does Our Academic System Unnecessarily Pit People against Each Other?
(EdSurge)

France Will Require PhDs to Take a Research Ethics Oath
(Science)

 

In Other News

A Bored Chinese Housewife Spent Years Falsifying Russian History on Wikipedia
(Vice)

New Study Analyzing Political Advertising on Facebook, Google, and TikTok
(Freedom to Tinker)

 

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

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