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Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2018
This issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI") presents an introduction article and two companion articles, which highlight Net Neutrality. The introduction article, "Why Net Neutrality Matters and What Research Libraries Can Do about It" (Mary Lee Kennedy), explains that the fundamental intent of the open internet…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Role, Internet
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2018
This compilation of articles brings together ideas on the changing roles and opportunities for academic library liaisons with faculty. Five institutions share their reorganizations and redefinitions of what it means to be a liaison in today's research library in this issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI"). There are many…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Foreign Countries
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2017
Academic and research libraries have been increasing their efforts for a number of years to demonstrate their contributions to student learning outcomes in support of the institutional educational mission. Whether through one-shot instruction or credited classes, libraries invest a great deal of time and effort in instructional programs. A key…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Library Role, Case Studies
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2017
This issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI") highlights the value of professional failure. The idea to explore this theme emerged from conversations with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Innovation Lab Advisory Group earlier this year. It is the hope this issue highlights the value of failure--both its necessary…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Failure, Risk, Entrepreneurship
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2017
While not a new topic, many conversations are occurring about the roles of library staff and the changing nature of their work in support of research, teaching, and learning. Boundaries between specific functions or departments within the library continue to change as library employees grapple with issues of their roles in new service models.…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Models, Holistic Approach
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Morris, Shaneka, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2011
This document presents results of the 2008-2009 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Law Library Statistics Questionnaire. Out of 114 ARL university libraries, 72 responded to this survey. Law libraries reported median values of 355,922 volumes held and 7,274 gross volumes added. Also, these libraries employed the full-time equivalent of 2,057…
Descriptors: Law Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Expenditures
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2011
"Research Library Issues" ("RLI") is a quarterly report from ARL (Association of Research Libraries), CNI (Coalition of Networked Information), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). This issue includes the following articles: (1) Rebalancing the Investment in Collections (H. Thomas Hickerson); (2)…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Investment
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2010
"Research Library Issues" ("RLI") is a bimonthly report from ARL (Association of Research Libraries), CNI (Coalition of Networked Information), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). This special issue includes the following articles: (1) Themes within the ARL Strategic Plan 2010-2012 (Charles B. Lowry); (2) ARL…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Associations, Strategic Planning
Association of Research Libraries, 2010
This report summarizes research into the current application of fair use to meet the missions of U.S. academic and research libraries. Sixty-five librarians were interviewed confidentially by telephone for around one hour each. They were asked about their employment of fair use in five key areas of practice: support for teaching and learning,…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Librarians
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Bland, Les, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2010
The "ARL Annual Salary Survey 2009-2010" reports salary data for all professional staff working in ARL libraries. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) represents the interests of libraries that serve major North American research institutions. Data for 10,207 professional staff members were reported this year for the 114 ARL…
Descriptors: Salaries, Professional Personnel, Library Personnel, Librarians
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This issue of "Research Library Issues" includes the following articles: (1) The University's Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship--A Call to Action; (2) ARL Statement to Scholarly Publishers on the Global Economic Crisis (Karla Hahn); (3) Reinventing Science Librarianship: Themes from the ARL-CNI Forum (Elisabeth Jones); and (4)…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, College Role, Information Dissemination
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Bland, Les, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
"ARL Statistics 2007-2008" is the latest in a series of annual publications that describe collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities for the 123 members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Of these, 113 are university libraries; the remaining 10 are public, governmental, and nonprofit research libraries. Data reported…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Statistics, Unit Costs, Tables (Data)
Stanley, Tracey; Killick, Selena – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This survey was a joint initiative between Society of College, National, and University Libraries (SCONUL) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), that since 2004 has sponsored a program to assist libraries with the assessment of services that they offer their users and the processes that support those services. It was based on an ARL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Evaluation, Academic Libraries, Surveys
Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This discussion report identifies key issues in the management of special collections material in the 21st century. The report uses a broad definition of "special collections," which encompasses distinctive material in all media and attendant library services. The group's main focus was on 19th- and 20th-century materials, including…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Library Services, Library Materials
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Bland, Les, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This document presents results of the 2007-2008 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Law Library Statistics Questionnaire. Of 113 ARL university libraries, 74 responded to the survey. Results for each library are presented in the following data tables: (1) collections (2-parts), including volumes in library, volumes added, monographs purchased,…
Descriptors: Law Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Expenditures
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