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Research Library Issues, no. 262 (Feb. 2009)

RLI issue 262 includes the following articles:

  • The University's Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship: A Call to Action
  • ARL Statement to Scholarly Publishers on the Global Economic Crisis
  • Reinventing Science Librarianship: Themes from the ARL-CNI Forum
  • ARL Statistics: Redefining Serial Counts and Remaining Relevant in the 21st Century
 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: The Benefits of Collaborative Marketing at Purdue University Libraries / Press

After presenting an organizational context in which Purdue University Press is embedded in the Libraries, the speaker explores the concept of "a continuum of scholarly communication needs" at Purdue University, and shows how the Press and Digital Collections Librarian are collaborating to try and provide services to fill these. He then focuses on marketing as a key area of collaboration. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-watkinson-nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: Information Life-Cycle at GAO: Content Creation to Publishing

GAO's Knowledge Services office was created to leverage resources within one unit to improve the information life-cycle of GAO's published products from research to publishing. This presentation will examine the role of librarians in this process from conducting research in the beginning to ensuring improved access to GAO's published products at the end. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf mueller_nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: Libraries & Publishers: Joining Forces for Better Outreach

Drawing from NYU's nascent publishing programs, as well as projects underway elsewhere, this presentation examines print and digital projects that support each other; metadata as a marketing tool and metadata for the publishing world; adding print publishing services to born-digital efforts; and other ways to share the expertise of librarians and publishing professionals for mutual benefit. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-mccormick-nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: Partnering with Researchers to Share New Knowledge Through Digital Technologies

Increasingly the university library's mission is to support scholarly communication in all its forms and to develop a range of scalable and sustainable services in support of research and publishing. These slides discuss this changing library role and provide examples of research support from Columbia's Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-kennison-nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: Old and New Synergies: Libraries and Journals

Describes the University of Toronto's Synergies project, which includes adding Canadian journals to Scholars Portal, an OCUL delivery and archiving platform. The presentation discusses how to balance local services with wider partnerships. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-devakos-nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: Recapturing the Essence of the Past: Integrating the University Press into the Library at Utah State University

Describes the Utah State University Libraries' experiment to publish USU faculty authors in all fields and disciplines as Open Access electronic books that will once again place the Press, now integrated into the Library, at the center of the university. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-clement-nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: New Roles for Librarians as Editorial Consultants

Learn how the NIH Library is meeting the more complex research needs of its customers and is propelling researchers to publish through the Writing Center and Editing Service. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-clark-nov2010.pdf

 
 

Partnering to Publish 2010: Research Libraries Support for Small Publishers

Reports on a project to explore the potential for ARL libraries to provide support to print-only publishers to ensure long-term digital access to their content. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.

pdf partnering-to-publish-blixrud-nov2010.pdf

 
   

Letter to William F. Cavanaugh re: Google Library Project Settlement (Dec. 15, 2009)

The American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries (the Library Associations) write to follow-up on our May 27, 2009 meeting with Antitrust Division staff concerning the proposed settlement of the Google Library Project litigation.

pdf lt-gbs-cavanaugh15dec09.pdf

 
 

Research Library Issues, no. 267 (Dec. 2009): Special Issue on Distinctive Collections

RLI issue 267 includes:

  • Introduction: A Special Issue on Distinctive Collections
  • Special Collections at the Cusp of the Digital Age: A Credo
  • Moving Special Collections Forward in an Age of Discovery: Themes from the ARL-CNI Forum
  • The Collaborative Imperative: Special Collections in the Digital Age
  • The Changing Role of Special Collections in Scholarly Communications
 
 

In the Matter of Mandatory Deposit of Published Electronic Works Available Only Online

Reply comments from ARL and ALA regarding certain concerns raised in initial comments from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA).

pdf mandatory-deposit-reply-16oct09.pdf

 
             

Discussion Guide for Groups: Reaching Out to Leaders of Scholarly Societies at Research Institutions Webinar

This guide is designed to be used in conjunction with ARL's 2009 webcast to promote discussion among groups of librarians after the event. It can serve as a starting point for an ongoing discussion or program aimed at staff in member libraries' conscious connections with leaders of scholarly societies on their campus.

pdf sc-webinar-discussion-guide-06aug09.pdf

 
 

ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or Confidentiality Clauses

Members Also Encouraged to Share Agreement Content

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Board of Directors voted in support of a resolution introduced by its Scholarly Communication Steering Committee to strongly encourage ARL member libraries to refrain from signing agreements with publishers or vendors, either individually or through consortia, that include nondisclosure or confidentiality clauses. In addition, the Board encourages ARL members to share upon request from other libraries information contained in these agreements (save for trade secrets or proprietary technical details) for licensing content, licensing software or other tools, and for digitization contracts with third-party vendors.

 
 

ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or Confidentiality Clauses

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Board of Directors voted in support of a resolution introduced by its Scholarly Communication Steering Committee to strongly encourage ARL member libraries to refrain from signing agreements with publishers or vendors, either individually or through consortia, that include nondisclosure or confidentiality clauses. In addition, the Board encourages ARL members to share upon request from other libraries information contained in these agreements (save for trade secrets or proprietary technical details) for licensing content, licensing software or other tools, and for digitization contracts with third-party vendors. The Board adopted this position at the ARL Membership Meeting in Houston, Texas, on May 22, 2009. This statement was released June 5, 2009.

pdf arl-encourages-members-to-refrain-from-signing-nondisclosure-or-confidentiality-clauses-2009.pdf

 
 

Research Library Issues, no. 264 (June 2009)

RLI issue 264 includes the following articles:

  • ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or Confidentiality Clauses
  • The Case for Regulating Google and the Proposed Book Rights Registry
  • Learning and Research Spaces in ARL Libraries: Snapshots of Installations and Experiments
  • A Different Kind of Conversation: The Sparky Awards and Fresh Views on Change in Scholarly Communication
  • ARL Selects Research Library Leadership Fellows for 2009 10
 
     
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