ATG News & Announcements 11/18/20

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ATG News & Announcements 11/18/20

ARL Statistics 2018–2019 Publications Describe Resources, Services of Member Libraries

According to ARL News “The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published the ARL Statistics 2018–2019, ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2018–2019, and ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2018–2019.
These three publications present information describing the collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities of the Association’s 124 member libraries in 2018–2019…”


cOAlition S Releases the Journal Checker Tool, a Search Engine that Checks Plan S Compliance

Referencing the cOAlition S website, infoDOCKET reports that “cOAlition S is excited to announce today, 18 November, the release of the Journal Checker Tool (JCT) in beta. The JCT is a web-based tool which provides clear advice to researchers on how they can comply with their funder’s Plan S-aligned Open Access policy when seeking to publish in their chosen journal. During this open testing phase, the community will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the JCT and provide feedback, so that the tool increases its readiness ahead of the implementation of Plan S in January 2021…”


“Research Data Services in US Higher Education: A Web-Based Inventory” (New Research Report From Ithaka S+R)

In aaddition, infoDOCKET notes that a research report entitled Research Data Services in US Higher Education: A Web-Based Inventory was published today by Ithaka S+R. It is authored by Jane Radecki and Rebecca Springer. “This report presents the results of an inventory of research data services offered by US colleges and universities using a systematic web searching process. Our results represent a holistic, quantitative picture of services that support data-driven research across organizational units and institutional types…”


New Website Connects To Pacific Cultural Heritage Collections From Across The Pacific

According to SCOOP “The Pacific Virtual Museum pilot project website, https://digitalpasifik.org/ is now live.” This new website “will provide access to Pacific cultural heritage items held in the world’s museums, libraries, archives, universities, and other institutions…”


Urban Libraries Council (ULC) Launches a Toolkit of Resources For Entrepreneurs

Citing the Urban libraries Council, infoDOCKET reports that the ULC has published a toolkit for entrepreneurs entitled Closing the Entrepreneurship Gap: Tools for Libraries Toolkit. “Updated regularly, this toolkit offers strategies and resources to help libraries level-up as entrepreneurial hubs, including COVID-19 responses. Please contact [email protected] with questions…”

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