ARL News reports that “The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Joint Task Force on Research Data Services has released its final report…
“The final report presents the task force’s recommendations for the roles of research libraries with regard to research data principles, policies, and approaches to managing research data. The report also offers strategies for discipline-specific research data approaches, priorities for automation of processes, economic models to scale and sustain shared resources, prioritization of research data to steward, and decision-making rubrics…”
KnowledgeSpeak reports that “The Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) and the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Library Publishing Special Interest Group (LibPub SIG) have partnered to survey the landscape of publishing in libraries across the globe. LPC is seeking submissions for its 9th annual Library Publishing Directory. IFLA’s LibPub SIG has created a first-of-its-kind Map of global library publishing initiatives. Libraries are invited to share information about their publishing activities….
In addition KnowledgeSpeak notes that “The trend towards open science / open scholarship is strengthening and expanding. ..
“With significant new functionalities being introduced through the COAR Next Generation Repositories Initiative and the COAR Notify Project, repositories are poised to take on an even more expansive role in the scholarly communications landscape. To take advantage of this moment, COAR is launching an international strategy to modernize repositories. Despite the widespread adoption of repositories around the world…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- University of Richmond Digital Humanities Professor Lauren Tilton Selected as Researcher for Library of Congress Cultural Heritage Project (via U. of Richmond)
- 18 new publishers, including 17 OA, join Portico
- University of Buckingham Press unveils UBP Open Books
- U.S. Copyright Office Announces Appointments of Copyright Claims Board Officers
- ILS: Cornell Library Launches with FOLIO
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
According to ACRL Insider the “Building Your Research Data Management Toolkit” Off-RoadShow Workshop is Coming Up August 3-4. and takes place across two consecutive half-days, from 12:00-4:00pm CT each day.
Library Technology Guides reports that Sourcebooks CEO Dominique Raccah will present keynote at OverDrive Digipalooza 21. Scheduled for August 3-5, 2021. Digipalooza is a three half-day virtual event this year. It is “the leading conference for public, school, academic and corporate librarians sharing best practices for serving communities of readers with digital books and media.”