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Future of Government Documents Symposium Presenters October 2005

This document lists presenters for the October 2005 symposium, The Future of Government Documents in ARL Libraries, which brought together practitioners and administrators to address this important issue and was sponsored by ARL.

gov-docs-symposium-presenters-oct2005.pdf

 
 

Cheney v. US District Court (appeal): Amicus brief in support of Sierra Club and Judicial Watch

Amicus brief in support of Sierra Club and Judicial Watch, Inc.

pdf cheney-appeals-29nov04.pdf

 
 

Cheney v. US District Court: Amicus brief in support of Sierra Club and Judicial Watch

Amicus brief in support of Sierra Club and Judicial Watch, Inc.

pdf cheney-amicus-11mar04.pdf

 
 

Membership Meeting 2003 (Fall): Information Policies Committee [highlights]

Proceedings of the 143rd ARL Membership Meeting, October 2003.

pdf mm03fall-info-policy.pdf

 
 

ARL Survey of Regional and ARL Selective Depository Libraries in the FDLP Initial Analysis - 10/08/2003

Preliminary notes about the ARL Survey of Regional and ARL Selective Depository Libraries in the FDLP.

pdf 2003fdlp-surveyanalysis.pdf

 
 

Statement of Sharon A. Hogan Before the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs on S. 803, The E-Government Act of 2001 (Jul. 11, 2001)

Comments on the key provisions of S. 803 that enhance public access to government information.

pdf hogan-testimony-11july01.pdf

 
 

SPEC Kit 227: Organization of Document Collections and Services (April 1998)

A scanned version of SPEC Kit 227 is available full view through HathiTrust. pdf View document here »

 
 

Letter to John W. Warner re: Inter-Association Working Group on Government Information Policy (Oct. 17, 1997)

Letter written on behalf of the members of the Inter-Association Working Group on Government Information Policy (IAWG), expressing appreciation for the willingness of John Warner's staff to meet to discuss revisions to Title 44 of the United States Code to enhance public access to government information.

pdf lt-warner-gov-info-policy-17oct97.pdf

 
 

Statement of Barbara J. Ford before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration On Proposed Revisions to Title 44 of the United States Code

Testimony discusses the library community's comments on the draft "Government Printing Office Act of 1997." Including the key changes to Title 44 that the library community considers necessary in order for the public to be ensured access to federal government information.

pdf ford-statement-title44-apr1997.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

 
 
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