UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science

KnowledgeSpeak reports that UNESCO member states have agreed upon a final draft of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science as of May 11, 2021. The Recommendation defines shared values and principles for Open Science and puts forward concrete measures on Open Access and Open Data. It serves to complement the existing Recommendation on Science and Scientific Research from 2017 and, according to the UNESCO website, …


Ohio Attorney General Files Lawsuit to Declare Google a Public Utility

According to infoDOCKET “Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed a landmark lawsuit asking the court to declare Google a public utility, reining in the ways the powerful search engine provides search results to Ohioans…”
“Ohio is the first state in the country to bring such a lawsuit…”


A New, Free Toolkit From University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries Helps Communities Tell Their Stories

Also according to infoDOCKET “The Library of Congress has acquired audio diaries featuring more than 200 frontline healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19, a collection that provides first-hand testimonies from hospitals and communities across the country as the public health crisis unfolded. The audio library was donated by The Nocturnists, a San Francisco-based independent medical storytelling community and podcast…”


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS

Scholarly Research for Community College Librarians: Demystifying Submission, Review, and Publication Processes
June 10, 2021 – 3:00pm-4:00pm EDT, 2:00pm-3:00pm CDT, 1:00pm-2:00pm MDT, 12:00pm-1:00pm CDT (virtual meeting)

Are you a community college librarian interested in publishing in LIS Journals? Want to learn more about when, where, and how to submit? Are you curious about workflows for review, editing, and publication? Join us for a panel discussion and lively Q & A with editors from three key LIS publications.
Our participants include: Kristen Totleben, College & Research Libraries, Marianne Ryan, portal: Libraries and the Academy, Matt Roberts, Journal of Library Outreach and Engagement

Third CHORUS Forum looks at what infrastructure is needed to make open research work According to KnowledgeSpeak “The third CHORUS Forum included a lively panel discussion around what infrastructure is needed to make open research work. The session was moderated by Alix Vance, CEO of AIP Publishing and the chair of the Board of Directors of CHORUS, and panel participants represented a diverse set of stakeholder perspectives. Caroline Lynn Kamerlin from Uppsala University, Curtis Brundy from Iowa State University Libraries, Katheryn Sharples from Wiley, and David Sweeney from Research England, UKRI, shared their views…”

14th Annual BISG-NISO Forum to focus on the changing standards landscape KnowledgeSpeak also notes that “The 14th Annual BISG-NISO Forum, scheduled for June 23, 2021, will explore the needs of stakeholders and systems in the interests of interoperability and user satisfaction. The event is co-hosted by Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO and Brian O’Leary, Executive Director, Book Industry Study Group…”

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