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In the Matter of Promotion of Distance Education Through Digital Technologies (Docket No. 98-12)

Library Association Comments

pdf reply-comments-distance-ed-03mar99.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 241: The Gifts and Exchange Function in ARL Libraries (March 1999)

A PDF of SPEC Flyer 241 is available here pdf spec-kit-241-gifts-exchange-function.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 239: Mentoring Programs in ARL Libraries (March 1999)

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SPEC Kit 238: The ARL Geographic Information Systems Literacy Project (March 1999)

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Statement of Patricia A. Wand before the Subcommittee on Legislative, House Committee on Appropriations on the FY 2000 Appropriations for the Library of Congress.

Statement supporting the Library budget request of $383.7 million, representing a 5.5% increase in the Library's budget.

pdf wand-statement-loc-00budget.pdf

 
 

Promotion of Distance Education Through Digital Technologies

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Testimony of Laura N. Gasaway, Concerning Promotion of Distance Education Through Digital Technologies (Jan. 27, 1999)

Testimony on distance education given on behalf of the Association of American Universities, the American Council on Education, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

pdf distance-ed-testomony-gasaway.pdf

 
 

Testimony of James G. Neal, Concerning Promotion of Distance Education Through Digital Technologies (Jan. 26, 1999)

Testimony on distance education given on behalf of the Association of American Universities, the American Council on Education, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

pdf neal-testimony-distance-ed-26jan99.pdf

 
     

SPEC Kit 236: Electronic Theses and Dissertations (October 1998)

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SPEC Kit 237: Managing Food and Drink in ARL Libraries (September 1998)

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SPEC Kit 234: Distance Learning (September 1998)

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SPEC Kit 235: Collaborative Collections Management Programs in ARL Libraries (August 1998)

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SPEC Kit 233: The Role of ARL Libraries in Extension/Outreach (August 1998)

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SPEC Kit 232: Use of Teams in ARL Libraries (July 1998)

A PDF of SPEC Flyer 232 is available here pdf spec-kit-232-use-of-teams.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 230: Affirmative Action in ARL Libraries (June 1998)

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SPEC Kit 231: Customer Service Programs in ARL Libraries (May 1998)

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SPEC Kit 229: Evaluating Academic Library Directors (May 1998)

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SPEC Kit 227: Organization of Document Collections and Services (April 1998)

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Library OSP Letter to the House and the Senate re: On-line service providers' liability for copyright infringement (Mar. 30, 1998)

Letter from library and higher education organizations thanking Congressional representatives for their attention to assuring that any statute designed to clarify the limit of an on-line service provider's liability for copyright infringement appropriately accommodates the unique nature of libraries.

pdf hatch-osp-letter-30mar98.pdf

 
 

To Publish and Perish

Special issue of "Policy Perspectives", co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries, the Association of American Universities, and the Pew Higher Education Roundtable. This Policy Perspectives is about the challenge of maintaining access to significant researchand scholarship at a time when both the volume and price of information have increased nearly three-fold in the last decadealone.

pdf to-publish-and-perish-mar98.pdf

 
 

Statement of Patricia A. Wand before the Subcommittee on Legislative, House Committee on Appropriations on the FY 1999 Appropriations for the Library of Congress.

Statement in support of the Library of Congress FY 1999 budget request

pdf wand-statement-loc-99budget.pdf

 
 

Testimony Before the U.S. Copyright Office Public Hearing on Distance Education (Feb. 12, 1999)

Comments underscore the need for a change in Section 110(2) "to enable the display and performance of copyrighted works at remote locations at times selected by students" and to ask that "the distinction in current law between types of works that qualify for a distance education performance exemption be eliminated.

pdf hogan-testimony-12feb99.pdf

 
     

SPEC Kit 228: Preserving Digital Information (December 1997)

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Letter to John W. Warner re: Inter-Association Working Group on Government Information Policy (Oct. 17, 1997)

Letter written on behalf of the members of the Inter-Association Working Group on Government Information Policy (IAWG), expressing appreciation for the willingness of John Warner's staff to meet to discuss revisions to Title 44 of the United States Code to enhance public access to government information.

pdf lt-warner-gov-info-policy-17oct97.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 226: After the User Survey, What Then? (September 1997)

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