According to the DPLA website, “Late last month, DPLA announced $850,000 in new funding from the Mellon Foundation to support our efforts to advance racial justice in American archives. This funding will enable DPLA to launch a Digital Equity Project to provide support for underrepresented, under-resourced archives and expand DPLA’s capacity for supporting and partnering with diverse archival projects...”
- Elsevier launches global collaboration to understand the impact of the pandemic on confidence in scientific research
Library Technology Guides reports that “Elsevier… announced the launch of a global collaboration that will include new, independent research led by Economist Impact. The initiative aims to assess the drivers of confidence in research, examine how researchers have experienced the increased public attention on science during the pandemic, and the implications this has had on the academic research community. It is also looking at changes in the ways in which researchers communicate their findings…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Clarivate announces retirement of Chief Executive Officer Jerre Stead and appointment of Jonathan Gear as new CEO
- Open access model embraced by more next generation faculty in U.S. higher education, triennial survey says
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, WEBINARS
Peer Review Week 2022 Explores the Importance of Peer Review in Supporting Research Integrity – This year’s Peer Review Week (PRW), an annual event to celebrate the value of peer review that brings together scholarly communication stakeholders, including academic publishers, associations, institutions, and researchers, will be dedicated to the theme “Research Integrity: Creating and supporting trust in research.” During the week of September 19-23, 2022, participating organizations will host events and activities to highlight the ways in which peer review contributes to and reinforces trust in scholarship. The theme was chosen via an open global poll of the scholarly community.
The Post-Pandemic Library: Managing Issues Now That They are Our Daily Routine.
Wed July 27 at 2:00 pm US Eastern, 11:00 am US Pacific (Free Webinar)
“Join Julie Todaro, author of The Post-Pandemic Library Handbook (2022), to learn about information and choices for moving the post-pandemic library forward. Julie explains where many organizations got it wrong, five primary focuses for management, leadership dos and don’ts, the top twelve things to do overall, and the first ten things you should do tomorrow!
If you’re interested but not able to attend the live webinar, go ahead and register. We’ll send a recording to all registrants after the fact…”