This is a very worthy effort, I think, on raising awareness, developing new responsibility toward environmental concerns with respect to doing digital humanities work. See/collaborate on the manifesto fo the Digital Humanities and the Climate Crisis : dhc-barnard.github.io/envdh/

The #IPPC report was published today. Read what science wrote directly.

AR6 #ClimateChange 2021:
The Physical Science Basis ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/

Everyone here should be able to read the Summary for Policy Makers, not? If policy makers can understand it. 😉

For people like me the Technical Summary is written.

The full report is enormous. TBH, I will only read parts near to my own studies. As an idealistic young researcher I once bought the full paper report, but it is just too much.

This is interesting, first in North America, the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) is joining cOAlition S, adopting Plan S so that publications from the research they fund immediately become open access - coalition-s.org/coalition-s-ex

#Wikipédia
#1Lib1Ref, concours amical entre tous les #bibliothécaires du monde pour ajouter un maximum de références partout où il en manque, 2e session du 15 mai au 5 juin, c'est parti !
fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/1Lib1Ref

Climate Change & Canadian Forests 

Stark and eye-opening. Our forests have been overwhelmed for a number of years now... they're unable to absorb more CO2 than is emitted. No quick solution to this; planting billions of trees won't be enough. We need, broad, intense, systemic change. nationalobserver.com/2021/05/0

The Zotero beta (thus upcoming versions) makes it possible to import your data from the online Mendeley. This is important if you want to switch but struggle getting out of Mendeley's database encryption lock-in. Here's the info: forums.zotero.org/discussion/8

Wrapping up our , so many great speakers, many of which we've recorded and I hope will be availble in the near future. Our last speakers are Nadine Anderson & Raya Samet who are discussing Designing Student Research Opportunities Across Differences

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Next, looking forward to Camille-Hélène St-Aubin's research on Jeanne-Marguerite Saint-Pierre et la place des femmes dans le développement des bibliothèques au Québec

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Monique Flaccavento is telling us about hiring practices in academic libraries with respect to improving diversity now in the

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About to start our 2nd & final day of the annual Concordia University Library Research Forum with Emily Kopley's research into the statistics of anonymous publications. library.concordia.ca/about/sta

Now we get to hear from Jeanette Hatherill about her research on deceptive publishers and scams

Now learning about Canadian Federal Government Depository Publications at CARL Libraries with Michelle Lake, Graeme Campbell, and Catherine McGoveran

Next in the (at 2:30) Lynne Bowker will be presenting on machine translation literacy.

Interesting point on archivists needing to ask questions about their organization's history... how that led to the materials they have. Getting to a better understanding how to improve the diversity of what's in the archives.

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Swanson mentioned that since its community started it in the early 70s, ArQuives is now among the largest LGBTQ2+ archives in the world.

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About to get started at the Concordia Library Annual Research Forum library.concordia.ca/about/sta . Keynote this year from Raegan Swanson, the Executive Director of The ArQuives arquives.ca/ Canada's LGBTQ2+ archives

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