eLife is Launching Peer Review For Preprints in Medicine (Including Public Health and Health Policy) – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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eLife is Launching Peer Review For Preprints in Medicine (Including Public Health and Health Policy)

According to infoDOCKET “… eLife is bringing its system of editorial oversight by practicing clinicians and clinician-investigators, and rigorous, consultative peer review to preprints. The journal’s goal is to produce ‘refereed preprints’ on medRxiv that provide readers and potential users with a detailed assessment of the research, comments on its potential impact, and perspectives on its use…”


Clarivate report demonstrates that nations or institutions with diverse research priorities respond more comprehensively to unprecedented scientific challenges

Library Technology Guides notes that “Clarivate released a new Global Research Report which examines the ability of nations and institutions to respond to unexpected challenges or opportunities in science, medicine, technology and social sciences based on the diversity of their research activities and expertise…
“The report finds that subject diversity provides benefit, notably in resilience and responsiveness to unexpected challenges and examines these nations’ ability to provide for their citizens’ needs in responding to a severe unforeseen global challenge – the COVID-19 pandemic…”


Free to Use and Reuse: The Photographs of Bernard Gotfryd

According to the Library of Congress BlogThe photographs of Bernard Gotfryd, now free for anyone to use from the Library’s collections, are a remarkable resource of late 20th-century American pop-culture and political life, as he was a Newsweek staff photographer based in New York for three decades.
In his work, you’ll find film stars such as Dustin Hoffman on the set of “Midnight Cowboy,” novelists, painters, singers and songwriters, politicians at podiums and any number of passionate people at street protests. Gotfryd, who died in 2016 at the age of 92, left the bulk of his photographs to the Library and designated that his copyright should expire at his death…”

MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES


CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS

Libraries in Shaping the Future of Higher Education Webcast Series ACRL Insider reports that “In this free series of online conversations, sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Society for College and University Planning, and ACRL, higher education administrators, planners, designers, and library stakeholders will discuss the challenges to higher education in a changing world and how more deeply to engage libraries to enable institutional achievement:

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