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Okerson, Ann – College and Research Libraries, 1991
Discusses the effects of copyright law and the ownership of intellectual ideas on scholarly publishing. The effectiveness of copyright law for scholarly and academic publishing is considered, university-based networks for scholarly publishing are described, and problems with and possibilities for electronic journals are examined. (31 references)…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Networks, Copyrights, Electronic Journals
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Cottam, Keith; And Others – College and Research Libraries, 1987
A revision of the model statement first issued by the Association of College and Research Libraries in 1973, this statement proposes criteria and procedures for appointment, promotion, and tenure for use in academic libraries. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Academic Libraries, Academic Rank (Professional), Dismissal (Personnel)
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Trinkaus-Randall, Gregor – College and Research Libraries, 1989
Examines some of the policies and procedures that can be implemented to minimize the possibility of theft or willful damage to manuscripts by researchers or staff. Topics discussed include reading room procedures, record keeping, marking collections, and legislation that addresses thefts from repositories. (10 references) (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Archives, Legislation, Library Collections, Library Personnel
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Heller, James S. – College and Research Libraries, 1986
This article discusses the effect of the Copyright Act of 1976 upon fee-based library copying services. Highlights include commercial advantage, open collection, notice of copyright, articles and small excerpts, multiple or systematic copying, purpose of fair use, the Williams and Wilkins case, and large-scale copying operations. Forty-four…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Court Litigation, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
Shill, Harold B.; Peterson, Sandra K. – College and Research Libraries News, 1989
Argues that it is vital that librarians understand the issues and stakes involved in the electronic dissemination of government information. Areas discussed include the background of electronic dissemination of federal government information, issues and initiatives that have emerged in 1989, and actions that might be taken by concerned librarians…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Publishing, Federal Government, Federal Legislation
College and Research Libraries News, 1989
Presents the revised "Standards for University Libraries" approved by the Association of College and Research Libraries Board. Areas covered in the standards include a basic statement of purpose, underlying assumptions, goal development, measuring achievement and forming a statement of expectations, and evaluative criteria. Resource…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, College Libraries, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Johnson, Margaret Ann; And Others – College and Research Libraries News, 1987
Developed by the Audiovisual Committee of the Association of College and Research Libraries, the guidelines presented here reflect technological innovations in audiovisual services. Areas covered include library planning, budgets, personnel, facilities, equipment and supplies, collection development, acquisitions, cataloging, collection…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Audiovisual Aids, Guidelines, Higher Education
College and Research Libraries News, 1987
Model statement prepared by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Undergraduate Librarians Discussion Group and University Libraries Section (ULS) Steering Committee covers the objectives of undergraduate libraries, the nature of the environment, the specific needs of undergraduates, and kinds of staff and services required to…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Environment, College Libraries, Higher Education
College and Research Libraries News, 1986
This revision of Standards for College Libraries, which was prepared by Association of College and Research Libraries' Ad Hoc College Library Standards Committee, includes an introduction to standards; objectives; collections (print, audiovisual, resource sharing, determination of grade); organization of materials; staff; service; facilities;…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Budgets, Cataloging, Higher Education