Letter to William Boarman and Mary Alice Baish re: FDLP memorandum of agreement between the University of Minnesota Libraries and the Library of Michigan (Apr. 14, 2011)
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 to Subcommittee on Communications and Technology re: Congressional Review Act and Net Neutrality (Feb. 16, 2011)
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).
Letter to Patrick Leahy re: USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011, S. 193 (Feb. 2, 2011)
Library association letter in support of the USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011, (S. 193).
Letter to Tracey L. Armstrong re: Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) underwriting litigation (Nov. 11, 2010)
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.
Letter to Justin Hughes re: WIPO Revised Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions (July 21, 2010)
Comments on the WIPO Revised Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions/Expressions of Folklore (WIPO/GRTKF/IC/16/4).
Letter to Julius Genachowski re: A National Broadband Plan for our Future, GN Docket No. 09-51; Preserving the Open Internet, GN Docket No. 09-191 (May 10, 2010)
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 to Robert M. Gates re: Increased transparency in nuclear weapons policy (May 4, 2010)
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 Ben Nelson and Lisa Murkowski re: GPO Appropriations Request FY2011 (Apr. 14, 2010)
Letter to Ron Kirk re: Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Negotiations (Mar. 22, 2010)
Letter to Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative, concerning ACTA.
Letter to Julius Genachowski re: Preserving the Open Internet, GN Docket No. 09-191; Broadband Industry Practices, WC Docket No. 07-52 (Mar. 1, 2010)
Letter from higher education organizations regarding preserving the open Internet.