Association of Research Libraries


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Association of Research Libraries

A nonprofit membership organization of 126 research libraries in North America, which operates as a forum for the exchange of ideas and as an agent for collective action.
Mission Shape and influence forces affecting the future of RLs in the process of scholarly communication.
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Statistics have been collected and published annually for the members of the Association of Research Libraries since 1961-62, and the data are available through an interactive Web interface.
COUNTER built on the existing work done in this area, including guidelines developed by the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) (COUNTER, n.
A member of the Association of Research Libraries, the University of Oregon Libraries offer a wide range of collections and resources to support campus instruction, research and service, as well as respond to the needs of scholars by providing access to recorded information and information services.
Currently, he is chair of the ALA Budget Analysis and Review committee and has served on the council and executive board and as president of the Association of Research Libraries, on the board and as chair of the Research Libraries Group (RLG), and as chair of the RLG Programs Committee of the OCLC board.
The Association of Research Libraries, the American Library Association, and the Association of College and Research Libraries also issued a report that summarizes key information about the hundreds of filings that have been submitted to the federal district court presiding over the Google Books litigation.
Upgraded GW's library system, which now contains more than two million books and is a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries
The Association of Research Libraries E-Science Working Group developed a survey to "build an understanding of how libraries can contribute to e-science activities in their institution" and "identify organizations and institutions that have similar interests in e-science to leverage research library interests.
The American Library Association (ALA), the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) have teamed up to send a letter to the Department of Justice, urging it to supervise the settlement closely, with the aim of preventing just such a monopoly.
He began collecting and publishing data in 1907-8 from a select group of academic research libraries, and the practice continued (after his retirement) until 1962, when the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) took over the collection, compilation, analysis, and distribution of statistics.
The Information Access Alliance, comprised of the American Association of Law Libraries, American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, Association of Research Libraries, Medical Library Association, and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), was created because of a shared concern about the effects of mergers among publishers of science journals and legal serial publications.
Before that, she was management training program specialist at the Association of Research Libraries.
The American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries are asking the U.
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