ERIC Number: ED494663
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC. Number 248
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed.
Association of Research Libraries
"ARL" is the bimonthly report on research library issues and actions from ARL (Association of Research Libraries), CNI (Coalition of Networked Information), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). "ARL" reports on current issues of interest to academic and research library administrators, staff and users; higher education administrators and faculty; information technologists and those who depend on networked information; as well as anyone concerned with the future of scholarly communication or information policy developments. Each issue explores a broad range of education topics of particular importance to research institutions and academic librarians. This issue of "ARL" includes the following articles: (1) Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: What's in It for the Institution? Can We Make the Case? (David Shulenberger); (2) Improving Access to Research Results: Six Points (Clifford A. Lynch); (3) Scholarly Communication--It Is Our Problem! ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication Challenges Assumptions and Shifts Perspectives (Frances Maloy); and (4) Do I Have to Negotiate a License for Every E-Source I Buy? Developing a Best Practice Option (Karla Hahn). (Individual articles contain references.) [For "ARL" Number 247, see ED493324.]
Descriptors: Information Policy, Research Libraries, Access to Information, Federal Aid, Research, Academic Libraries, Faculty Publishing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Scholarship, Library Services, Publishing Industry
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.