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Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2018
With this issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI"), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) (re)turns its collective attention to research data management (RDM), a topic consistently identified as a top priority by ARL library directors, and a topic of several recent ARL publications. This is a pivotal moment for the…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Research, Data, Information Management
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2015
"Research Library Issues" ("RLI") focuses on current and emerging topics that are strategically important to research libraries. The articles explore issues, share information, pose critical questions, and provide examples. This issue includes the following articles: (1) Special Issue on Copyright (Prudence S. Adler); (2) Fair…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Research Libraries, Access to Information, Court Litigation
Walters, Tyler; Skinner, Katherine – Association of Research Libraries, 2011
Digital curation refers to the actions people take to maintain and add value to digital information over its lifecycle, including the processes used when creating digital content. Digital preservation focuses on the "series of managed activities necessary to ensure continued access to digital materials for as long as necessary." In this…
Descriptors: Preservation, Research Libraries, Humanities, Electronic Libraries
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
Meyer, Lars – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
Preservation has long been considered a fundamental responsibility of research libraries. Data on preservation activities by its members has been collected by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) since 1987, but changing digital technologies and the research, teaching, and learning environments in which research libraries are engaged…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Responsibility, Preservation, Institutional Mission
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
"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 issue includes the following articles: (1) Removing All Restrictions: Cornell's New Policy on Use of Public…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Reports, Electronic Publishing, Access to Information
Association of Research Libraries, 2007
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…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Library Services
Johnson, Richard K. – Association of Research Libraries, 2007
"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…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Research Libraries, Library Services, Library Materials
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2007
This document presents data from 123 U.S. and Canadian research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 2005-2006 fiscal year. Since 1987-1988, the number of preservation programs managed by a preservation administrator has grown 66 to as many as 80 in more recent years, with 77 in 2005-2006. Shifting…
Descriptors: Preservation, Expenditures, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2007
This document presents data from 123 U.S. and Canadian research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 2004-2005 fiscal year. Since 1987-1988, the number of preservation programs managed by a preservation administrator has grown 66 to as many as 80 in more recent years, with 74 in 2004-2005. Shifting…
Descriptors: Preservation, Expenditures, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries
Friedlander, Amy; Adler, Prudence – Association of Research Libraries, 2006
The rapid adoption of information technology and ubiquitous networking has transformed the research and education landscape. Central to this transformation are scientific and engineering digital data collections. The life cycle management challenges associated with these intellectual assets are substantial. This is a report of a two-day workshop…
Descriptors: Data, Scientific Research, Influence of Technology, Information Networks
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2005
This document presents data from 123 U.S. and Canadian research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 2003-2004 fiscal year. Since 1987-1988, the number of preservation programs managed by a preservation administrator has grown 66 to as many as 80 in more recent years, with 77 in 2003-2004. Rapidly…
Descriptors: Preservation, Expenditures, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries
Barrett, Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2004
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…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Information Technology, Nonprofit Organizations
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2004
This document presents data from 123 U.S. and Canadian research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 2002-2003 fiscal year. Since 1987-1988, the number of preservation programs managed by a preservation administrator has grown 66 to as many as 80 in more recent years, with 78 in 2002-2003. Shifting…
Descriptors: Preservation, Expenditures, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2003
This document presents data from 124 U.S. and Canadian research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 2001-2002 fiscal year. Since 1987-1988, the number of preservation programs managed by a preservation administrator has grown irregularly from 66 to around 80 in more recent years. A fluctuating…
Descriptors: Preservation, Expenditures, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries