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Issues in Scholarly Communication: Discussion Leader's Guide: Increasing Access to Publicly Funded Research

These guides are tools designed for library leaders to use for organizing a summer- or semester-long discussion series. Each guide offers a brief scoping statement, a suggested reading or resource to review, and a set of discussion questions to launch an hour-long informal conversation among library staff.

pdf brown-bag-research-may08.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 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

 
 

Fall Forum 2006: The Public Access Policy

Proceedings of the 2006 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: Policy Issues and Strategies." Introduction to the NIH Public Access Policy.

ppt ff06-bravo.ppt

 
 

Letter to Jerry Lewis re: Government Printing Office (GPO) appropriations request (Aug. 22, 2006)

Library association letter in support of the FY 2007 appropriations request for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).

pdf gpo_jnt_ltr_house_22aug06.pdf

 
 

Letter to Wayne Allard re: Government Printing Office (GPO) appropriations request (Aug. 22, 2006)

Library association letter in support of the FY 2007 appropriations request for the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).

pdf gpo_jnt_ltr_senate_22aug06.pdf

 
 

Letter to Ralph Regula re: FY 2006 budget request for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) (May 4, 2005)

This letter is submitted on behalf of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in support of the FY 2006 budget request of $262,240,000 for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and in particular, the $221,325,000 request for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) that includes the $14,000,000 requested for National Leadership Grants for Libraries and $26,000,000 for Librarians for the 21st Century.

pdf lt-regula-imls-06budget-04may05.pdf

 
 

Letter to Conrad Burns re: FY2007 budget request for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (Apr. 4, 2006)

Letter from ARL and CLIR in support of the FY2007 budget request of $140.955 million for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

pdf neh_jnt_ltr_040406.pdf

 
 

Letter to Henry Bonilla re: FY 2007 budget request for the National Agricultural Library (NAL) (April 2006)

Letter from library associations in support of the FY 2007 budget request for the National Agricultural Library (NAL).

pdf nal-lt-apr06.pdf

 
 
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