AAU, APLU, ARL Statement on Expanded Public Access to Publications
The Association of American Universities, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Association of Research Libraries presented a joint statement on expanded public access to publications to the National Research Council at the National Academy of Science Forum on May 14, 2013.
Letter to Sunstein Regarding Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities (Apr. 30, 2012)
Letter in support of the comments filed by Public.resources.org concerning "Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities."
Letter to Paul Broun re: Hearing on Public Access and Scholarly Publication Interests (Mar. 29, 2012)
Letter from library associations thanking Paul Broun for conducting a hearing on Public Access and Scholarly Publication Interests.
Letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee re: H.R. 3699, The Research Works Act (Jan. 24, 2012)
Library association letter expressing opposition to H.R. 3699, The Research Works Act.
Letter to Michael F. Doyle re: H.R. 4004, “The Federal Research Public Access Act” (Feb. 14, 2012)
Letter from higher education and library associations thanking Representative Doyle for introducing H.R. 4004, "The Federal Research Public Access Act."
Letter to John Cornyn re: S. 2096, “The Federal Research Public Access Act” (Feb. 14, 2012)
Letter from higher education and library associations thanking Senator Cornyn for introducing S. 2096, "'The Federal Research Public Access Act."
Letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee re: H.R. 3699, the Research Works Act (Feb. 24, 2012)
Letter opposing the Research Works Act.
Letter to Patricia Steele, Wendy Pradt Lougee, Judith Russell re: FDLP concerns (Jan. 23, 2012)
Letter from Government Printing Office responding to concerns about the FDLP's future.
Letter to Andrew M. Sherman re: FDLP concerns (Jan. 20, 2012)
Letter from library directors to Government Printing Office representative regarding a multi-state regional depository proposal advanced by the University of Michigan and University of Minnesota Libraries, and the GPO's position on comprehensive collecting by regional depository libraries.
Letter to Patricia A. Steele re: Concerns with FDLP (Dec. 9, 2011)
Letter from Senator Benjamin Cardin and enclosed letter from Goverment Printing Office (GPO) in response to concerns abou the Federal Depository Library Program.