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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

 
 

SPEC Kit 224: Staff Training and Development (June 1997)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 224 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
     

SPEC Kit 222: Electronic Resource Sharing (June 1997)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 222 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
 

SPEC Kit 221: Evolution and Status of Approval Plans (March 1997)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 221 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
 

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 220: Internet Training in ARL Libraries (March 1997)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 220 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
 
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