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Milestones: CrossRef Turns 20 Years Old on Sunday

A Group of Open Access Publishers and Others Send Letter to President Trump Supporting Proposed White House Open Access Policy

Reference: Selected Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports on the Impeachment Process and Impeachment History

White Paper from JSTOR: “The Impact of Open Access Latin American Scholarship”

White Paper from JSTOR: “The Impact of Open Access Latin American Scholarship: Digitizing the Backlist of El Colegio de México’s Press”

Roundup (January 17, 2020)

“Digital Preservation at CDL: Where We Are Headed”

New Video: The Library of Congress Digital Strategy

Funding: MLA’s Humanities Commons Receives $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant

Report: “Proposed Book Banning Bill in Missouri Could Imprison Librarians”

Ex Libris Announces the Completion of Innovative Acquisition

Research Article (Preprint): “The Archives Unleashed Project: Technology, Process, and Community to Improve Scholarly Access to Web Archives”

Report: Maintainers of the Two Largest Collections of Nazi Testimonial Evidence Discuss Large Data Collaboration

Op/Ed: “Scholarly Publishers are Happy to Give Stuff Away if Someone Pays Them”

Journal Article: “Almost in the Wild: Student Search Behaviors When Librarians Aren’t Looking”

Interview: “How Toronto’s Leading the Way in Library Innovation: A Conversation with Pam Ryan”

Roundup (January 16, 2019)

Journal Article: “Funding information in Web of Science: An Updated Overview”

LSU Libraries Awarded Digital Collections Grant

University of Florida: $1.2 Million Digitization Project Expands Access to Newspapers in Florida and the Caribbean

Journal Article: Developing a Reusable Methodology to Conduct a Review of Library Resources

New Reports/Data: Assessing the Global and U.S. Climates in 2019; NOAA Reports Near-Record Warm Year For the Globe

Law Library of Congress Announces Release of the Supreme Court Nominations Web Archive

U.S. Government Publications Office (GPO) Announces Digitization and Availability of Historical U.S. Government Manuals (1935-1994)

U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Announces Digitization and Availability of Historical U.S. Government Manuals (1935-1994)

Tracie D. Hall Named New Executive Director of the American Library Association

Journal Article: “ISNI and Traditional Authority Work”

Roundup (January 15, 2019)

CRL and East View Information Release Open Access Collection of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Newspapers, Over 100,000 Pages Available Currently Available

Report: Nike to Fund Athletic Facility at Obama Library, First Such Complex in a Presidential Library

Event Report: “Architecting the Future of Open Textbooks in Minneapolis”

Cengage Announces Plan to Offer eTextbook Option Within Cengage Unlimited

Project Information Literacy Publishes New Report on Information Literacy and College Students in the Age of Algorithms

University of Miami: “Pioneering Librarians Shine in their U-LINK Roles”

Report: Audible to Settle with Seven Publishers in Captions Lawsuit

Library Renovations: Arizona State University: New Doors Open to Renovated Hayden Library After $90 Million Renovation

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Announces $30.9 Million for 188 Humanities Projects Nationwide

New Open Access Policy Expands Public Accessibility of Penn State University Research

NEW Report: “Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2019”

Roundup (January 14, 2019)

Eight Publishers to Volunteer Pricing Info in Pilot Study; Open Access Price Transparency Report Published

Journal Article: “Diversity Initiatives to Recruit and Retain Academic Librarians: A Systematic Review”

Music: The Dave Brubeck Collection of Recordings, Documents, Photographs and More “Comes Home” to the Wilton Library in Connecticut

Preservation: The People Trying to Save Scents From Extinction

Roundup (January 13, 2019)

Pittsburgh: “Men Plead Guilty in Carnegie Library Rare Books Theft”

Research Tools: New Interactive Map Highlights Great Lakes Shipwrecks and their Lore

The UK Government’s Social Media Web Archive is Now Fully Searchable

Self-Help Book Sales are Rising Fast in the US According to New Data From NPD Group

Launches of New MOOC Degrees Declined in 2019

NYPL Launches 125th Anniversary with List of the Top Checkouts of All Time; Two Special, Limited-Edition Library Cards Also Released

Op/Ed: The Case For Public and Academic Shared Libraries in Connecticut

Journal Article: “A Cross-Institutional Study of eBook Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) Use and Efficacy of Eight Large Academic Libraries”

Journal Article: “A Cross-Institutional Study of eBook Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) Use and Efficacy of Eight Large Academic Libraries”

Research Article: “A Cross-Institutional Study of eBook Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) Use and Efficacy of Eight Large Academic Libraries”

Journal Article: “Open to Open? An Exploration of Textbook Preferences and Strategies to Offset Textbook Costs for Online Versus On-Campus Students”

Scotland: World’s Largest Golf Library to be Created in St Andrews

Journal Article: “Searching FOIA Libraries For Government Information”

Listen to Interviews with Over 700 Authors: Ohio University Libraries Digitizes and Preserves Nationally Syndicated CBS Radio Program ‘Book Beat’

Cornell University Renews Commitment to Tompkins County Public Library

Scholarly Publishing: Taylor & Francis Acquires F1000 Research

Report: “How University of Oregon Libraries Plan to Continue Growing in a Digital World”

Roundup (January 10, 2019)

Journal Article: “Exploring Data Literacy via a Librarian-Faculty Learning Community: A Case Study”

New Version of Fossil-Recognition App Now Works on Android Smartphones and Includes Cretaceous Period

U.S. Senate Confirms Crosby Kemper III as the Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Announces 2019 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Awards; 18 Projects Receive More Than $4.1 Million in Funding

Linked Data: OCLC Awarded Two-Year, $2.4 Million Mellon Grant to Develop a Shared “Entity Management Infrastructure”

EPA, USDA, and FDA Launch Joint Website to Streamline Information about Agricultural Biotechnology Products

Library of Congress Collections Come to Life as 3D Models

Journal Article: “Twitter Use by Academic Libraries in New York State”

List: The Top Five Most Viewed Public Domain Works on Europeana, 2019

Report: “Facebook Sticks To Policy Allowing Lies in Political Ads”

Germany: Springer Nature and Projekt DEAL Finalise World’s Largest Transformative Open Access Agreement

Roundup (January 9, 2019)

Report: The New-York Historical Society Acquires the Papers of Robert Caro

Research Tools: National Library of Medicine Request for Information Solicits Feedback on the Future of

Smithsonian to Bring American History to Life in Graphic Books, Partnership with IDW Publishing Announced

Lists: The Most Popular eBooks and Audiobooks Borrowed From Libraries in the OverDrive Global Network in 2019

Journal Article: “Transformation: the Future of Society publishing”

14 Paris Museums (Paris Musées) Make 100,000 Digital High-Definition Reproductions From their Collections Available Online

Roundup (January 8, 2020)

New Discussion Document From the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE): “Predatory Publishing”

Journal Article: “Say You Want a Renovation: Using Instagram to Document a Library Renovation at Lehman College”

Big Ten Academic Alliance and Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Partner to Form Library Accessibility Alliance

Say Hello to the CC Search (Creative Commons) Browser Extension!

Reference: Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Releases Updated Guide to Documents Regarding Use of National Security Authorities

Visualization: DataCite Introduces Citations Display in DataCite Search Results

American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Research Library Launches Major Archival Initiative

New Research: “Music Evokes At Least 13 Emotions. Scientists Have Mapped Them”

Partnership: The Modern Language Association’s (MLA) Flagship Journal PMLA to be Published by Cambridge University Press

Access Online: 10 Million Kenyan Archaeological and Paleontological Digitized Artifacts

Roundup (January 7, 2019)

BBC Report: “Audiobooks: The Rise and Rise of the Books You Don’t Read”

Library and Archives Canada Funds Projects to Help Preserve Indigenous Culture and Language Recordings

Report: “Inside the E-Book ‘War’ Waging Between Libraries And Publishers”

Research Article: “Misinformation and Morality: Encountering Fake-News Headlines Makes Them Seem Less Unethical to Publish and Share”

Wonderful! American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Adds Embed/Share Button

Roundup (January 6, 2020)

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) Database Reaches 3 Million Works Indexed Milestone


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