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News and Resources about Scholars & Scholarship

This page is an archive of news and resources shared on ARL’s Scholars & Scholarship landing page.

January 2020

CARL Releases Report on Institutional Repository Statistics Tracking
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Coming Soon: A New NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System!
(National Library of Medicine)

Council of State Archivists Statement on United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Fee Increases
(Council of State Archivists)

Global Research Report: Multi-authorship and Research Analytics
(Institute for Scientific Information)

December 2019

CARL Issues Final Report of Study on Digital Preservation Capacity in Canadian Institutions
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

COAR Publishes New Work Plan for 2020
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

A Discussion of Value Metrics for Data Repositories in Earth and Environmental Sciences
(Data Science Journal)

Federal Research: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Public Access to Research Results
(US Government Accountability Office)

LIBER Strategy Update: 2019 Year In Review
(LIBER)

A Team Approach: Library Publishing Partnerships with Scholarly Societies
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

Three Open Science Infrastructure Services Have Been Selected by SCOSS for Their Second Funding Cycle
(SCOSS–Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

November 2019

Academic Special Collections and the Myths of Copyright
(Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship)

Community Comments and Peer Review: A Preprint Commenting Pilot at PLOS
(PLOS Blogs)

DARIAH and OPERAS Join Forces to Make Open Science a Reality in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(OPERAS—Open Scholarly Communication in the European Research Area for Social Sciences and Humanities)

Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Preservation in the Age of Shared Print and Withdrawal Projects
(College & Research Libraries)

Experiment & Innovate: ‘Open A GLAM Lab’ Book Launched
(LIBER)

Generating Metadata With AI: Experience of the National Library of the Netherlands [Webinar recording]
(LIBER)

‘Is the Library Open?’: Correlating Unaffiliated Access to Academic Libraries with Open Access Support
(LIBER Quarterly)

NDSA Announces the Levels of Digital Preservation 2.0
(National Digital Stewardship Alliance)

NIH Releases Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing
(National Institutes of Health)

NIST Final ‘Big Data’ Framework Will Help Make Sense of Our Data-Drenched Age
(National Institute of Standards and Technology)

Presentations from the FORCE2019 Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, October 16–17, 2019 [YouTube playlist]
(FORCE11)

SCOAP³ Extended until 2022
(SCOAP³–Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics)

Techniques for Electronic Resource Management: TERMS and the Transition to Open
(American Library Association)

October 2019

AUPresses Joins Statement Condemning Threat to Academic Freedom
(Association of University Presses)

Boost for Open Access Repositories in Universities in East Africa
(University World News)

CLIR Awards $405,353 for Recordings at Risk
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

EBSCO Releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2020
(infoDOCKET)

Examples of Changes to the EPA Website That Undermine Public Access to Scientific Information
(Environmental Data & Governance Initiative)

First Large-scale Survey on Grant Peer Review Published by Publons
(Clarivate Analytics)

The Future of OA: A Large-scale Analysis Projecting Open Access Publication and Readership
(bioRxiv)

If You Share It, Will They Come? Quantifying and Characterizing Reuse of Biomedical Research Data [Webinar recording]
(National Library of Medicine)

Judy Chicago Research Portal Links Artist’s Collections Across 3 Institutions
(Penn State News)

Library of Congress and US Government Publishing Office Digitizing US Congressional Serial Set
(Library of Congress)

MoU between DataCite and FAIRsharing: Improving Criteria for the Recommendation of Data Repositories
(DataCite)

New Dryad is Here
(Dryad)

New Services: Say Hello to the Unpaywall Journals Dashboard
(Library Journal infoDOCKET)

The NIH Open Citation Collection: A Public Access, Broad Coverage Resource
(PLOS Biology)

Open Access Task Force Releases Final Recommendations
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Open Scholarship and the Need for Collective Action
(Knowledge Exchange)

Research 4.0: Research in the Age of Automation
(Demos)

Research Assessment in the Transition to Open Science: 2019 EUA Open Science and Access Survey Results
(European University Association)

RoRI Launches to Enable More Strategic, Open, Diverse, and Inclusive Research
(Research on Research Institute)

SPARC Releases Connect OER Report for 2018-2019
(SPARC)

The US and Canadian Collective Print Book Collection: A 2019 Snapshot
(OCLC Research)

September 2019

An Analysis of Open Science Policies in Europe, v4
(SPARC Europe and Digital Curation Centre)

APLU Urges US Department of Justice to Block Proposed Merger of Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education
(Association of Public & Land-grant Universities)

Borrowing Latin American Materials in the Big Ten Academic Alliance: A Case Study for Consortial Data Analysis
(College & Research Libraries)

CANARIE Announces $2M in Funding to CARL Portage and Its Partners to Strengthen Research Data Management Ecosystem in Canada
(CANARIE)

Community and Collective Action: Comments from New CRL President Gregory Eow
(Center for Research Libraries)

‘Digital Divide’ Will Worsen Inequalities, Without Better Global Cooperation
(UN News)

National Archives Releases Digital Preservation Framework for Public Comment
(National Archives and Records Administration)

OASPA and the Initiative for Open Citations
(Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association)

A Plan S for Academic Books: Report on EASSH–OPERAS Roundtable
(OPERAS—Open Scholarly Communication in the European Research Area for Social Sciences and Humanities)

Progress in Research Data Services: An International Survey of University Libraries
(International Journal of Digital Curation)

Pubfair—A Framework for Sustainable, Distributed, Open Science Publishing Services
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

UBC Launches Scholarly Publication Fund
(University of British Columbia)

World Health Organization and TDR Join cOAlition S to Support Free and Immediate Access to Health Research
(cOAlition S)

August 2019

Big Deal Knowledge Base
(SPARC)

The Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform: Catching Up to Plan S and Going Further
(PLOS)

Creating Library Linked Data with Wikibase: Lessons Learned from Project Passage
(OCLC)

Finding Aid Aggregation at a Crossroads
(California Digital Library)

Implementing Open Science Principles through Research Partnerships
(IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2019)

OA Monographs in Europe’s Research Libraries: Best-Practices, Opportunities & Challenges
(LIBER)

PMC Tagging Guidance for Peer Review Documents Now Available
(National Library of Medicine)

The Push to Replace Journal Supplements with Repositories
(The Scientist)

Remaining Relevant: Critical Roles for Libraries in the Research Enterprise
(IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2019)

Research Data Management in Canada: A Backgrounder
(Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)

Universities and Knowledge Sharing: Evaluating Progress to Openness at the Institutional Level
(International Conference on Electronic Publishing)

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