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  • Public Domain Day

    Public Domain Day

    A rich, robust public domain provides the building blocks of creation and culture. Works in the public domain are free to use without permission and can be reproduced, distributed, performed,...

  • Research Library Impact Framework Initiative and Pilots

    Research Library Impact Framework Initiative and Pilots

    ARL’s Research Library Impact Framework initiative was established in 2019 with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and extends the recommendations developed by the Assessment...

  • ARL Salary Survey Statistical Trends

    ARL Salary Survey Statistical Trends

    The following papers, reports, and presentations highlight demographic shifts in the ARL workforce over time based on analyses of demographic data collected as part of the annual ARL Salary Survey....

  • ClimateQUAL®

    www.climatequal.orgClimateQUAL: Organizational Climate and Diversity Assessment is an online survey that collects information about staff perceptions concerning their library's (a) commitment to the principles of diversity, (b) organizational policies and...

  • LibQUAL+®

    LibQUAL+®

    www.libqual.org LibQUAL+ is a web-based survey that helps libraries assess and improve library services, change organizational culture, and market the library. This instrument enables systematic assessment and measurement of library...

  • Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States

    18th-19th Centuries | 20th-21st Centuries | Bibliography and Resources The history of American copyright law originated with the introduction of the printing press to England in the late fifteenth century....

  • Net Neutrality: Access to Information and Reliance on an Open Internet

    On August 29, 2017, the Association of Research Libraries filed reply comments in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proceeding "In the Matter of Restoring Internet...

  • Integrating Digital Humanities into the Web of Scholarship with SHARE

    The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has received a $75,000 Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endownment for the Humanities (NEH) to incorporate more digital humanities metadata into the...

  • Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation

    Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation

    The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation provides clear guidance on the legality of archiving legacy software to ensure continued access to digital files of all...

  • Data Management, Access, & Sharing

    Data Management, Access, & Sharing

    Researchers who generate data face a myriad of funder and publisher policies and community norms regarding the management of that data for sharing, public access, and reuse. Internationally, FAIR—Findable, Accessible,...


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