Letter

Letter to Debbie Wasserman Schultz re: Library of Congress (LC) Budget FY2009 (Apr. 4, 2008)

Letter from library associations in support of the fiscal year (FY) 2009 budget request of $645.8 million for the Library of Congress.

pdf schultz-lc-funding-040408.pdf

 
   

Letter to Rosa DeLauro re: FY2009 appropriation for the National Agricultural Library (NAL) (Mar. 20, 2008)

Letter from library associations in support of a Fiscal Year 2009 appropriation for the National Agricultural Library (NAL) that will ensure that the Library can effectively serve the information needs of agricultural researchers, farmers, agriculture extension agents, educators, and the public throughout the country.

pdf nal-lt-20mar08.pdf

 
 

Letter to Howard L. Berman and Howard Coble re: Orphan Works Hearing (Mar. 12, 2008)

Library Copyright Alliance letter expressing gratitude to the Subcommittee for holding a hearing on orphan works—the LCA's top legislative priority.

pdf lca-orphanworkshearing-12march2008.pdf

 
   

Letter to Harry Reid re: S. 2248, the FISA Amendments Act of 2007 (Jan. 22, 2008)

Letter urging Senatory Harry Reid to support the Judiciary Committee's version of S. 2248, the FISA Amendments Act of 2007.

pdf fisacoalitionletterjan2008.pdf

 
 

Letter to Howard L. Berman and Howard Coble re: Section 104 of HR 4279 (Dec. 12, 2007)

Letter from the Library Copyright Alliance expressing concerns with Section 104 of HR 4279 and its impact on orphan works.

pdf ltr-lca-120dec7.pdf

 
   

Letter to Patrick Leahy re: Surveillance by the federal government of electronic information (Nov. 7, 2007)

Letter from NASULGC expressing support for efforts by the nation's librarians to require that any surveillance by the Federal government of the e-mails and other electronic information generated by library patrons be conducted only following issuance of a subpoena by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

pdf lt-leahy-surveillance-07nov07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Richard G. Davis re: GPO Summary Report: Digitization Demonstration Project (Nov. 2, 2007)

These comments on the GPO Summary Report: Digitization Demonstration Project are submitted on behalf of the Association of Research Libraries to commend the GPO for engaging in the pilot digitization project.

pdf lt-david-gpo-digdemo-02nov07.pdf

 
     

Letter to Nancy Pelosi re: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) (Oct. 4, 2007)

Letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting that she insist on public debate on any proposed legislation to alter the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

pdf coalition-ltr-pelosi-paa-4oct07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell re: NIH Public Access Policy (Sept. 19, 2007)

Letter from the Net Coalition requesting support for adoption ofthe National Institutes of Health's public access policy as part of S. 1710, the FY2008 Labor, Heath, and Human Services and Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, or any other appropriate legislation.

pdf lt-netcoalition-public-access-19sep07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Dianne Feinstein and Bob Bennett re: nomination of Robert C. Tapella as Public Printer of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO (Sept. 11, 2007)

Letter from ARL expressing the qualifications needed and challenges faced by the Public Printer and supporting the nomination of Robert Tapella as Public Printer of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).

pdf lt-tapella-nomination-gpo-11sep07.pdf

 
 

Letter to NARA re: NARA Agreement with iArchives (Sept. 10, 2007)

This letter provides comments by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) on the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) agreement with iArchives. Under terms of the agreement, iArchives will digitize selected NARA records. While ARL appreciates that the agreement will result in more public domain federal resources becoming accessible, the manner in which NARA entered into the agreement and some provisions in the agreement raise a number of concerns.

pdf nara-iarchives-10sep07.pdf

 
 

Letter to NARA Vision re: Proposed Digitization Agreement between NARA and GSU (Aug. 29, 2007)

This letter provides comments by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) on the Proposed Digitization Agreement between the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU).

pdf nara-gsu-29aug07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Deborah Platt Majoras re: In the Matter of Consumer Fair Use and Related Rights (Aug. 1, 2007)

Letter from library associations in support of the the request for investigation and complaint for injunctive relief filed by the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) in the matter of Consumer Fair Use and Related Rights.

pdf ftc_complaint_01aug07.pdf

 
         

Letter to ARL re: Comment on NARA/iArchives agreement (Apr. 27, 2007)

Letter from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in response to ARL's comment on the NARA/iArchives agreement.

pdf nara-iarchives-27april07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Norman D. Dicks re: FY2008 budget request for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (Apr. 18, 2007)

Letter from ARL and CLIR requesting that the Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies support funding of $177 million for FY 2008 for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), an increase of $36 million above the FY 2007 level.

pdf neh_jnt_ltr_041807.pdf

 
 

Letter to Wayne Allard re: Library of Congress Budget Request FY 2008 (Apr. 13, 2007)

Letter to Senator Wayne Allard supporting the fiscal year 2008 budget request for the Library of Congress (LC).

pdf lt-libofcongress-budget13apr07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Mary Landrieu re: Library of Congress (LC) Budget FY2008 (Apr. 12, 2007)

Letter from library associations in support of the fiscal year 2008 budget request of $703.339 million ($661.616 million in appropriations and $41.723 million in authority to use receipts) for the Library of Congress (LC).

pdf lt-landrieu-lc-08budget-12apr07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Mary L. Landrieu re: In strong support of the request to restore $21.5 million in funding for the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP)(Apr. 3, 2007)

Letter from library associations in strong support of the request to restore $21.5 million in funding for the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) in the Library of Congress FY 2008 request.

pdf lt-senate-ndiipp-approps-fy08.pdf

 
 

Letter to Debbie Wasserman Schultz re: Request to restore funding for the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) (Mar. 29, 2007)

Letter from library associations in support of the request to restore $21.5 million in funding for the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) in the Library of Congress FY 2008 request.

pdf lt-house-ndiipp-29mar07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Representatives re: H.R. 1201, The FAIR USE Act (Mar. 21, 2007)

Letter from the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) strongly supporting the introduction of the Freedom And Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship (FAIR USE) Act of 2007, H.R. 1201.

pdf ltr_fairuse-cosponsor-hr-21mar07.pdf

 
 

Letter to Senate re: FY 2008 appropriations request for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) (Mar. 21, 2007)

Letter from library associations in support of the FY2008 appropriations request for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).

pdf lt-senate-gpo-approps-fy08.pdf

 
 
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