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Synergy Issue 6, June 2010

In this issue, 2008-2010 Diversity Scholar, Nicole Branch, writes about her experience visiting the Purdue University Libraries in April of 2009. The event was the fifth time the ARL Diversity Scholars were hosted by Purdue for a ‘research library visit’. Sandra Baker, ARL Career Enhancement (CEP) Fellow in 2009, speaks about the entire fellowship experience, from her first meeting of her cohorts at the ARL Leadership Institute in Denver (January 2009), to the completion of her CEP fellowship last summer. Finally, Leadership and Career Development (LCDP) fellow, Kawanna Bright, from the North Carolina State University Libraries, chronicles the time spent in New Haven, CT and the Yale University Libraries for the Institute on Research, Teaching, and Learning.

pdf synergy-issue-6.pdf

 
 

Letter to Justin Hughes re: WIPO Revised Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions (July 21, 2010)

Comments on the WIPO Revised Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions/Expressions of Folklore (WIPO/GRTKF/IC/16/4).

pdf ltr-lca_wipo_tce_21jul10.pdf

 
 

In the Matter of Framework for Broadband Internet Service

Comments of the Association of Research Libraries, ALA, and EDUCAUSE in support of net neutrality.

pdf lt-pubint-nn-15jul10.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 316: Evaluating E-resources (July 2010)

SPEC Kit 316 re-examines the ways in which ARL member libraries have (re)structured themselves to identify the availability of new e-resources in the market; evaluate them as candidates for acquisition; decide to acquire/purchase the e-resources; evaluate them prior to their renewal to determine their continued utility; and publicize or market the new e-resources. Nearly identical questions were posed regarding purchases/licensing by consortia and by individual libraries, enabling comparisons in process to be made. This SPEC Kit includes documentation from respondents in the form of e-resource selection policies, e-resource request and evaluation procedures, descriptions of library and consortia e-resource selectors, job descriptions, and promotional methods.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the spec-kit-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online SPEC Kit 316 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
 

Research Library Issues, no. 270 (June 2010)

RLI issue 270 includes:

  • Celebrating 10 Years of ARL’s Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce
  • ETDs and Graduate Education: Programs and Prospects
  • Urban Copyright Legends
  • Open Access Week: Library Strategies for Advancing Change
 
 

Letter to Julius Genachowski re: A National Broadband Plan for our Future, GN Docket No. 09-51; Preserving the Open Internet, GN Docket No. 09-191 (May 10, 2010)

EDUCAUSE, the American Library Association, and the Association of Research Libraries applaud your "third way" proposal to ensure that students, educators, and the general public can benefit from broadband services.

pdf lt-genachowski-broadband-plan-10may10.pdf

 
 

Letter to Robert M. Gates re: Increased transparency in nuclear weapons policy (May 4, 2010)

Letter from interested organizations thanking the Secretary of Defense for promoting increased transparency in nuclear weapons policy, including the publication of the Nuclear Posture Review Report in an entirely unclassified format and the disclosure of the size of the U.S. nuclear stockpile.

pdf lt-dod-5apr10.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): The New Landscape of Scholarly Communication in China

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-zhou.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Globalization of Higher Education and Research Libraries

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-wise.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Globalization of Higher Education and Research Libraries: Introduction

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010. Introduction of keynote speaker, Provost Phyllis Wise, University of Washington by Betsy Wilson, Dean of University of Washington Libraries.

pdf mm10sp-wilson.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): The HathiTrust v.1 and v.2 Business Models

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-wilkin.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Intellectual Property in the Global Context

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-weiss.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Anianet: Bridging the Gap Between Chinese and Western Research Communi(es

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-tananbaum.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Intellectual Property Regimes in a Global Context

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-tabb-weiss-geist.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Envisioning Research Library Futures: ARL's Scenario Thinking Project

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-stickley.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Business Models for Interdependent Collections

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-schafer-wilkin-payne-michalko.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Expanding Existing Partnerships across New Borders

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-russell-bjornson-kenney.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Models for Shared Print Archives: WEST and CRL

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-payne.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Recalibrating the Research Library Role and Responsibilities

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-neal.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Faculty Values & Needs

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-moore-harley.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): The Pitt Libraries in Asia: Supporting the University and Building Long Term Partnerships

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-miller.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): A University Press Ebook Consortium

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-maikowski.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Expanding Partnerships in China

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-kenney.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Scholarly Communication Trends in China

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-kaufman-zhou-tananbaum.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Are We There Yet?: Trends in Global Collections and Services

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-jakubs.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): University Press eBook Options: Research Project Process and Outcomes

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-ivins.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): The Future Landscape of Scholarly Communication: Exploring Faculty Values and Needs in Twelve Disciplines

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-harley.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Why You Should Care About ACTA

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

pdf mm10sp-geist.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Envisioning Research Library Futures: ARL's Scenario Thinking Project: Sponsored by the Transforming Research Libraries Steering Committee

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-dewey-stickley.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2010 (Spring): Role of the Library in a Multi-Country University

Presented at the 156th ARL Membership Meeting, April 2010.

mp3 mm10sp-cook-miller-tabb-mandel.mp3

 
 
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