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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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This week, Kudos and Impact Science are rolling out the Sustainable Development Knowledge Cooperative, their newest showcase for timely research, to coincide with the United Nations’ SDG Summit, held Sept. 18−19. “World leaders will convene to review progress and reaffirm commitments to the [Sustainable Development] Goals, and the Sustainable Development Knowledge Showcase is designed to provide interested parties with a ready-made collection of easy-read research summaries to inform discussion and decision-making,” Kudos notes.

Learn more about the showcases in “Kudos and the Knowledge Cooperatives: Bringing Quality Information to the People,” by Justin Hoenke, from the October 2022 issue of Information Today.

The Mighty Reach of Little Free Libraries
by Patti Gibbons
The Little Free Library organization aims "to be a catalyst for building community, inspiring readers, and expanding book access for all through a global network of volunteer-led Little Free Library book-exchange boxes." It maintains registries of these book outposts, collectively promotes the program, fundraises, and provides broad programmatic leadership.

Weekly News Digests
eLife Makes Preprint Submission Easier for Researchers
eLife introduced a system that will simplify the payment process for authors who submit preprints to its new publishing model—they can declare their affiliation during the submission process, and their institution will handle the publication fee invoice on an author's behalf through a central account.
Sustainable Development Knowledge Cooperative Showcase Goes Live
Kudos and Impact Science rolled out the Sustainable Development Knowledge Cooperative, one of their showcases featuring plain-language summaries of actionable research on current topics.
The Soutron Information Resource Management System Gives Organizations Centralized Control
Soutron Global unveiled the Soutron Information Resource Management System (IRMS) to help organizations control their physical and digital information resources while also ensuring that information governance and business rules are enforced.
University of Sussex Combines Digital Science Companies to Improve Research Data Management
The University of Sussex in the U.K. has integrated Digital Science's figshare and the Elements platform from Symplectic to create an interoperable research information and data management solution.
IFLA Shares the History of How the United Nations SDGs and Libraries Intertwine
Loida Garcia-Febo, an IFLA governing board member, writes for IFLA's blog, "[This post] is a compilation of resources related to IFLA and librarians' advocacy to place libraries on the agenda of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals."

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Pew Research Center Analyzes Life in 2023
by Brandi Scardilli
NewsBreaks often covers recent surveys and reports from Pew Research Center, "a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world." The following are some of the latest reports and other analyses from 2023.

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