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Report: “National Library of Israel to Suspend Services and Put 300 Workers on Unpaid Leave”

Roundup (August 5, 2020)

Digital Collection: Nearly 500 CC-Licensed Education Images Now Available!

IMLS Releases Data From 2018 Public Libraries Survey, Data Collected From Approximately 9,000 Library Systems Nationwide

Cambridge University Press Releases 2019/2020 Annual Report; Sales Up Nearly 3% vs. Previous Year

Measures that Matter Announces Roster for Initial Iteration of the Public Library Data Alliance

Roundup (July 30, 2020)

Report: Twitter Bots are Spreading Massive Amounts of COVID-19 Misinformation

Journal Article: “Exposure to Social Engagement Metrics Increases Vulnerability to Misinformation”

Report From Canada: “How Libraries Play a Vital Role in Restoring the Economy”

Roundup (July 28, 2020)

Journal Article: “Foundational Practices of Research Data Management”

Now Available: FOLIO’s Goldenrod Release Signifies Version One of the Open Source Library Services Platform

New Reports and Data Roundup (Week of July 26, 2020)

Journal Article: Privacy Impact Assessments for Digital Repositories

Now Available: Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress, FY 2019

Open Research Europe: A New Publishing Platform for H2020 Research, Launching in 2021

Statistics: Digital Use Around the World in July 2020 (More than 150 Charts)

Report From the Federation of European Publishers: “Consequences of the COVID-19 Crisis on the Book Market”

New Paper From OCLC Research: “Archives and Special Collections Linked Data: Navigating Between Notes and Nodes”

U.S. Census 2020: “Trump Unveils New Census Rules to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants”

Hundreds of Television Appearances by Rep. John Lewis Available to View Online Available From the C-SPAN Video Library

Report: “Southern University Plans to Add 50 More Slave Narratives to its Online Collection”

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Says: “The Time is Now for Open Educational Resources”

GitHub Archive Program: The Journey of the World’s Open Source Code to the Arctic

A New Curated Collection of Resources From ALA: “COVID-19 Recovery Website”

Research Tools: “Atlas of Surveillance” Features Data on the Deployment of Cameras, Drones, and Other Technologies Used Police Departments and Sheriffs’ Offices Nationwide

Research Paper: “A Dataset Describing Data Discovery and Reuse Practices in Research”

New Data From Association of American Publishers (AAP): Overall Publishing Industry Revenues Decline 12.1% For May 2020 But E-Book and Downloadable Audio Revenues Increase (vs. 2019)

REALM Project Update: Test Set 3 Announced

Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) Appoints Rebecca Raven as New Executive Director

Report: “International Probe Launched into Facial Recognition Firm That Scrapes Images From the Internet”

New Experiment: LC Labs Testing Speech to Text Viewer

Roundup (July 8, 2020)

Digital Preservation: Slides, Video Recordings, and Other Materials from OPFCON Now Available Online

Roundup (July 7, 2020)

“Wanted Dead or Archive: How Film-Makers Repurpose Old Footage “

Roundup (July 3, 2020)

Profile: “A Librarian For Digital Times (Barbara Rockenbach Begins University Librarian Job at Yale)

Library Stabilization Fund Act Introduced in U.S. Congress, Legislation Would Establish a $2 Billion Fund to “Address Financial Losses and Bolster Library Services

Rick Anderson Named University Librarian at BYU

Roundup (July 2, 2020)

Penn Libraries: Judaica Digital Humanities Launches the Digital Second Edition of Judaica Americana

Roundup (June 30, 2020)

Rice University’s Fondren Library Introduces Sustainability Plan

Journal Article: “Librarian Fascination and Student Confusion with “RE” words: Research, Reference, Resources, and Reserves”

ARL, ACRL, Oberlin Group of Libraries Urge Library Vendors to Continue Free Access

Research Article: “Open Access Publishers: The New Players”

A New Special Collection (Free Access) of Books and Articles From Project MUSE: “Confronting Structural Racism”

cOAlition S Contributes to UNESCO Consultation for a Standard-Setting Instrument on Open Science

Digital Privacy: “Report Finds Massive Drop in Canadians’ Willingness to Disclose Personal Information for Free Online Services”

IFLA Condemns the Destruction of the Library of the Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Announce Awardees For Its 2020 Digital Extension Grants Program

University of Alberta: Coutts Library Closed; Marks Second Library Closure Due to Budget Cuts

Report: “Facebook Slaps Labels on State-Controlled Media Amid Anger Over Trump’s Posts”

Interview: Ryan Merkley, Chief of Staff to the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, Talks with Lawfare

Now Available: A New Edition of the “Coronavirus Misinformation Weekly Briefing” from the Oxford Internet Institute (June 1, 2020)

Journal Article: “Stewarding National User Groups to Strengthen Open Source Software Communities”

A New Report From Digital Science: “How COVID-19 is Changing Research Culture”

Roundup (June 4, 2020)

Research Article: “Generate FAIR Literature Surveys with Scholarly Knowledge Graphs” (Preprint)

University of Toronto Library Launches Revamped Romantic Poetry Bibliographic Database

The University of Minnesota Press Announces Reading for Racial Justice Open Access Book Collection

Canada: “Federal Government Went on ‘Draconian Witch Hunts’ After News Stories on Wikipedia Edits By Bureaucrats”

Nature: “Will the Pandemic Permanently Alter Scientific Publishing?”

REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project Releases Preliminary Literature Review and Test Plan for Materials

ALA Releases Findings From “Libraries Respond: COVID-19 Survey”

Roundup (June 3, 2020)

Public Libraries: “D.C. Library System’s Crown Jewel Revamped”

A University of Minnesota Libraries Project: “Mapping Prejudice Documents History of Racial Injustice Through Restrictive Housing Deeds”

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture Releases “Talking About Race” Web Portal

FREYA Project Releases Initial Guides on Choosing Persistent Identifiers, Feedback Welcome

New Reports This Week (June 1, 2020)

University of Washington: National Science Foundation Awards Center for an Informed Public (CIP) Researchers $200,000 Grant

Roundup (June 2, 2020)

EDUCAUSE Releases “Study of the Technology Needs of Students with Disabilities, 2020”

National Library of Medicine is Launching a Preprint Pilot in PubMed Central For NIH-Funded Research

Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, and Wiley File Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Internet Archive

Research Tools: “FAO, GAIN and Johns Hopkins Alliance for a Healthier World Launch New Online Dashboard to Inform Better Food Policy”; Data For 230 Countries Available

Slides From COUNTER Annual Meeting 2020 Now Available & First Module of Release 5 Manual For Librarians Released

Statements From Library Organizations Re: Racism and Increased Violence

Statements From Libraries ad Library Organizations Re: Racism and Increased Violence

Statements From Libraries and Library Organizations Re: Racism and Increased Violence

Roundup (June 1, 2020)

Research Tools: AnInteractive Map Enables Users to View Estimates of Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills in Each of the Fifty U.S. States and 3,000+ Counties

Research Tools: An Interactive Map Enables Users to View Estimates of Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills in Each of the Fifty U.S. States and 3,000+ Counties

A New Issue of EuropeanaTech Insight is Now Available Online

Journal Article: “Large-Scale Identification and Characterization of Scholars on Twitter”

Learn About: The Congressional Quarterly Photograph Collection, Some Material Available Online From LC

Ithaka S+R Announces Launch of “Canceling the Big Deal” Project in Partnership with 11 Research Libraries

Roundup (May 29, 2020)

Record StoryCorps Interviews Remotely: American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Partners with StoryCorps to Launch StoryCorps Connect

Executive Order: “Trump Escalates War on Twitter, Social Media Protections”

Pew Research: “Around Three-in-Ten Americans Are Very Confident They Could Fact-Check News About COVID-19”

ACRL Launches Open Peer Review for the Book “Envisioning the Framework: A Graphic Guide to Information Literacy”

Report: “Arizona Sues Google Over ‘Deceptive’ Location Tracking”

“Libraries Must Change” is the Title of a New Op/Ed by Anthony Marx, President of the New York Public Library, Published Today in the New York Times

GLBT Book Month Given New Name: Rainbow Book Month

Research Data Alliance (RDA) Publishes Pre-Final Version of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines

Roundup (May 28, 2020)


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