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Letter to Jerry Lewis re: Library of Congress (LC) Budget FY2006 (Mar. 31, 2005)

Library association letter in support of the fiscal year 2006 budget request of $627,802,000 for the Library of Congress (LC).

pdf loc_joint_ltr_032905.pdf

 
 

Letter to Jule L. Sigall re: Orphan Works Notice of Inquiry (Mar. 25, 2005)

Library Copyright Alliance response to the Copyright Office's Notice of Inquiry concerning orphan works.

pdf lca-comment-25mar05.pdf

 
 

Letter to Charles H. Taylor re: FY2006 budget request for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (Mar. 18, 2005)

Letter from ARL and CLIR in support of the FY2006 budget request of $138,054,000 for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

pdf neh_jnt_ltr_031805.pdf

 
 

Letter to Lamar Smith re: Support for the Family and Entertainment Copyright Act of 2005, S. 167 (Mar. 2, 2005)

Letter from library associations supporting the Family and Entertainment Copyright Act of 2005, S. 167.

pdf lt-s167-family-ent-copyright-act-02mar05.pdf

 
   

ARL Comments on NIH Public Access Policy

In this October 2004 letter, Prudence Adler writes on behalf of the Association of Research Libraries to express ARL's strong support for the NIH proposal to provide freely available online access to NIH-funded manuscripts via PubMed Central. There are many aspects of the NIH plan that ARL endorses and ARL applauds NIH's leadership in promoting this balanced initiative. 

nih-publicaccess-comments-29oct04.pdf

 
 

Letter to Orrin Hatch and Patrick J. Leahy re: S. 2560, Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act of 2004 (Sept. 17, 2004)

Letter from interested organizations expressing concerns with the Copyright Office's September 9, 2004 recommended statutory language for a new form of secondary liability for copyright infringement.

pdf lt-hatch-leahy-induceact-17sep04.pdf

 
 

Letter to Orrin Hatch and Patrick J. Leahy re: S. 2560, Inducing Infringement of Copyrights Act of 2004 (Oct. 6, 2004)

Letter from public interest organizations asking the Senators not to bring up S. 2560 at their scheduled Executive Business Meeting on October 7.

pdf lt_oppose-2560-06oct04.pdf

 
 

Letter to Elias A. Zerhouni re: NIH Public Access Policy (Aug. 31, 2004)

Letter from library associations to director of National Institutes of Health (NIH), expressing strong support of the NIH proposal to provide freely available online access to NIH-funded manuscripts via PubMedCentral.

pdf arlzerhouni-nih-083104.pdf

 
 

Letter to Senators Hatch, Leahy, Daschle, and Frist re: S. 2560, the Induce Act (Aug. 24, 2004)

Letter from interested organizations, in response to the invitation to witnesses at the hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, suggesting an alternative to S. 2560, the Induce Act.

pdf lt-senate-induceact-24aug04.pdf

 
 
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