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1985–1989

The Gerould Statistics 1907/08-1961/62

This is a compilation of annual statistics for university libraries that were collected by James Gerould, first at Minnesota and later at Princeton.

pdf 1st edition, 1986, by Robert E. Molyneux

pdf 2nd revised edition, 2010, by Robert E. Molyneux

 
 

Lies, Damned Lies, ... and ARL Statistics?

In 1986, Kendon Stubbs reported on the ARL Statistics Committee's examination of ARL data. This paper is intended to summarize the committee's work under the topics of (1) problems with the data that ARL collects; (2) problems with what ARL does not collect; (3) problems with data collection generally; and (4) proposed courses of action by the committee.

pdf kendon-stubbs-lies-1986.pdf

 
     

ARL Statement on Unlimited Use and Exchange of Bibliographic Records, 1989

pdf unlimited-use-exchange-bibliographic-records-1989.pdf

 
     

Government Information in Electronic Format: A Statement of Principles

This statement, prepared by the ARL Task Force on Government Information in Electronic Format, was endorsed by the membership of ARL in May 1988.

pdf gov-info-e-format-may88.pdf

 
       

ARL Statement on Unlimited Use and Exchange of Bibliographic Records, 1987

pdf unlimited-use-exchange-bibliographic-records-1987.pdf

 
     

ARL Statement on Library Education

pdf library-education-statement-1986.pdf

 
           
 
 

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