ERIC Number: ED437979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
ARL: A Bimonthly Newsletter of Research Library Issues and Actions, 1999.
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed.
ARL, n202-207 Feb-Dec 1999
This document consists of six issues of the ARL (Association of Research Libraries) newsletter, covering the year 1999. Each issue includes some of the following sections: "Current Issues"; reports from SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), Coalition for Networked Information, Office of Leadership & Management Services, and Office of Scholarly Communication; "Diversity"; "Access Services"; "Statistics & Measurement"; "Federal Relations"; "ARL Activities"; and a calendar of events. "Current Issues" articles cover: provosts' solutions to the journals crisis; what the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Term Extension Act mean for the library and education community; distance education and the copyright law; measuring the cost effectiveness of journals; and the impact of publisher mergers on journal prices. One special issue (October 1999) focuses on the AAU (Association of American Universities)/ARL Global Resources Program. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Distance Education, Federal Legislation, Global Approach, Higher Education, Information Services, Library Associations, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Newsletters, Publishing Industry, Research Libraries, Scholarly Journals
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.