E- Science and Data Support Services
This study was sponsored by the ARL E-Science Working Group to build an understanding of how libraries can contribute to e-science activities in their institution and identify organizations and institutions that have similar interests in e-science to leverage research library interests. The report synthesizes data collected in a 2009 survey with subsequent interviews of several responding libraries.
Principles to Guide Vendor/Publisher Relations in Large-Scale Digitization Projects of Special Collections Materials
Principles endorsed by the Association of Research Libraries Board of Directors on July 26, 2010.
Preparing for the Future Scenario Planning Process: Findings from Internal Data Gathering
In April and May of 2010, Stratus and ARL conducted interviews, focus groups and a survey of ARL members and external thinkers on the future of research libraries and the strategic challenges they face. This report is a summary of the findings from that process, including a draft strategic focus that captures the scope of thinking of the ARL membership that participated in this effort.
Transforming Special Collections in the Digital Age Working Group
Charge developed in collaboration with the Chairs of TRL Steering Committee and of the Working Group, and with input from the Executive Committee. Endorsed by Executive Committee Feb 11, 2010
Partnering to Publish 2010: XML: It’s Not Rocket Science (but...The more you know the more you know you don’t know)
Introduction to XML for publishing, presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.
Partnering to Publish 2010: Research Libraries Support for Small Publishers
Reports on a project to explore the potential for ARL libraries to provide support to print-only publishers to ensure long-term digital access to their content. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.
Partnering to Publish 2010: New Roles for Librarians as Editorial Consultants
Learn how the NIH Library is meeting the more complex research needs of its customers and is propelling researchers to publish through the Writing Center and Editing Service. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.
Partnering to Publish 2010: Recapturing the Essence of the Past: Integrating the University Press into the Library at Utah State University
Describes the Utah State University Libraries' experiment to publish USU faculty authors in all fields and disciplines as Open Access electronic books that will once again place the Press, now integrated into the Library, at the center of the university. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.
Partnering to Publish 2010: Old and New Synergies: Libraries and Journals
Describes the University of Toronto's Synergies project, which includes adding Canadian journals to Scholars Portal, an OCUL delivery and archiving platform. The presentation discusses how to balance local services with wider partnerships. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.
Partnering to Publish 2010: Partnering with Researchers to Share New Knowledge Through Digital Technologies
Increasingly the university library's mission is to support scholarly communication in all its forms and to develop a range of scalable and sustainable services in support of research and publishing. These slides discuss this changing library role and provide examples of research support from Columbia's Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. Presented at the SSP/ARL "Partnering to Publish" Seminar, November 2010.