Letter from Nancy R. Robertson, State Librarian of Michigan, concerning the multi-state arrangement proposed by the University of Minnesota libraries (UMN) and the library of Michigan/Michigan Department of Education (lM) on behalf of the selective depository libraries of Michigan.
Letter from Wendy Pradt Lougee.
Letter from GPO describing concerns with ASERL implementation plan and disposition tool.
Letter from GPO regarding the proposal for the University of Minnesota to serve as the regional depository library for Michigan. The GPO concluded "that this particular proposal is not necessary for the economical or practical implementation of the FDLP for the reasons articulated" in the letter.
Letter from seven regional depository libraries serving states or territories other than those in which they are located, expressing concern about the future of multi-state agreements.
ARL letter expressing support for the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, or the DREAM Act.
Letter from GPO regarding relinquishing Regional Designation.
ARL comments to the FTC on the proposed consent agreement, specifically, regarding privacy issues raised by the Google Books product, which involves both searching and selling books.
Letter providing details about the services the University of Minnesota Libraries will provide to the Michigan selective federal depository libraries if Minnesota assumes regional responsibilities for Michigan.
Letter from the American Library Association (ALA), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and EDUCAUSE asking representatives to oppose using the Congressional Review Act or any other legislation to overturn or undermine the recent "net neutrality" decision adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Library association letter in support of the USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011, (S. 193).
Letter expressing ARL's disappointment with the decision by the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) to underwrite 50% of the plaintiffs' costs in the litigation by three publishers against Georgia State University.
Comments on the WIPO Revised Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions/Expressions of Folklore (WIPO/GRTKF/IC/16/4).
EDUCAUSE, the American Library Association, and the Association of Research Libraries applaud your "third way" proposal to ensure that students, educators, and the general public can benefit from broadband services.
Letter from interested organizations thanking the Secretary of Defense for promoting increased transparency in nuclear weapons policy, including the publication of the Nuclear Posture Review Report in an entirely unclassified format and the disclosure of the size of the U.S. nuclear stockpile.
Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative, concerning ACTA.
Letter from higher education organizations regarding preserving the open Internet.
Letter from library associations in support of the FY2011 appropriations request of $166,560,000 for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).
Letter thanking Secretary of State Clinton for signing the orders effectively ending the exclusion of Professor Adam Habib of the University of Johannesburg and Professor Tariq Ramadan of Oxford University.
The American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries (the Library Associations) write to follow-up on our May 27, 2009 meeting with Antitrust Division staff concerning the proposed settlement of the Google Library Project litigation.
Letter expressing suppor for the recen announcement that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will begin a public proceeding that will ensure an open and nondiscriminatory Internet.
Letter to attorneys involved in the Google Books Settlement case written to urge Google to include enforceable privacy protections along with the amended settlement agreement.
Letter to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary in support of amendments to S.1686, the Judiciously Using Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts (JUSTICE) Act.
Letter to US Senators supporting amendments to S.1686, the Judiciously Using Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts (JUSTICE) Act.
Letter from ARL supporting the nomination of David Ferriero.
Letter from Ronald Weich, Assistant Attorney General and enclosed letter from Patrick J. Leahy regarding FISA.
Letter to Rob Kasunic, principal legal advisor, US Copyright Office, in response to questions about proposed DVD-related exemptions to Section 1201.