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1995–1999

Principles for Licensing Electronic Resources

ARL and its partner library associations issued these principles in 1997 and then developed a series of workshops on licensing to introduce the library community to best practices in contract terms and negotiations.

pdf licensing-principles-1997.pdf

 
 

Inter-Association Working Group on Government Information Policy

On behalf of the seven member organizations of the Inter-Association Working Group on Government Information Policy, we are pleased to transmit to you the library community's draft bill to amend chapter 19 of U.S.C. title 44. In addition, we offer several recommendations outside of chapter 19 that we believe should be considered in conjunction with any revision of title 44, based on the Joint Committee on Printing's draft bill that was the subject of recent hearings.

pdf lt-warner-iaw-ch19-tit44.pdf

 
           

Statement of Barbara J. Ford before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration On Proposed Revisions to Title 44 of the United States Code

Testimony discusses the library community's comments on the draft "Government Printing Office Act of 1997." Including the key changes to Title 44 that the library community considers necessary in order for the public to be ensured access to federal government information.

pdf ford-statement-title44-apr1997.pdf

 
     

SPEC Kit 219: Geographic Information Systems (March 1997)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 219 (Transforming Libraries 2) is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
       

Paul Evan Peters, 1947–1996

Memorial for Paul Evan Peters, founding director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), published in ARL: A Bimonthly Newsletter no. 189 (Dec. 1996).

pdf paul-evan-peters-1947-1996.pdf

 
       

SPEC Kit 217: Electronic Reserves (October 1996)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 217 (Transforming Libraries 1) is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
                       
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