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ARL, SPARC, Other Organizations Oppose FIRST Act

"first" rubber stampOn March 24, 2014, ARL, SPARC, and 14 other organizations sent a letter (PDF) to Chairman Smith (R-TX) and Representative Johnson (D-TX) urging them to modify the Frontiers in Innovation Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act of 2014 ...Read more »


Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Roundtables: Myths and Realities of Copyright and Fair Use

orphans-home-atchison-kansas-1911-postcardOrphans’ Home, Atchison, Kansas, 1911, image © Thiophene GuyOn March 10–11, 2014, the US Copyright Office convened roundtables on orphan works and mass digitization. Several participants attacked fair ...Read more »


White House Releases Memorandum on Scientific Collections

white-houseimage © Tom LohdanOn March 20, 2014, the US Science Advisor and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), John P. Holdren, released a memorandum ...Read more »


ARL Joins Amicus Brief in Garcia v. Google Copyright Case

film-reelimage © CoyauOn Friday, April 11, 2014, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), along with the American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and ...Read more »


SHARE Overview by Walters and Ruttenberg Published in EDUCAUSE Review

Mac keyboard with "SHARE" keyimage © Niklas WikströmTyler Walters, dean of university libraries at Virginia Tech and co-chair of the SHARE Steering Group, and Judy Ruttenberg, program director ...Read more »


ARL Library Director Openings

Chicago, Director & University Librarian (Apply by May 3, 2014)

Georgia, University Librarian & Associate Provost (Open until filled)

Houston, Dean of Libraries & Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair (Open until filled)

Louisiana State, Dean of Libraries (Open until filled)

Manitoba, University Librarian (Open until filled)

MIT, Director of Libraries (Open until filled)

New Mexico, Dean of University Libraries (Open until filled)

Oregon, Dean of Libraries (Open until filled)

Syracuse, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian (Not yet posted)

York, University Librarian (Open until filled)


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