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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Gerould, a primary force in organizing the Association of Research Libraries in 1932, is best known in the library profession as the founder of the Association of Research Libraries statistics, a national compilation of library collection statistics.
With support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), four organizations--the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the University Libraries Group (ULG), and the Oberlin Group of libraries--joined forces to conduct an examination of the state of preservation programs in American libraries.
Data on the total number of volumes held and total number of serials held by academic research libraries was collected from the 1998-1999 data file compiled by the Association of Research Libraries (1998-1999).
This investigation focused on academic research libraries that belong to the Association of Research Libraries.
This study assesses the technical efficiency of academic research libraries that are members of the Association of Research Libraries using a complex tool called DEA.
WebFeat is used by over 5,000 public, academic, government and Global 1000 libraries and information centers -- including over half of the 20 largest US public libraries, 12 statewide library systems and 1 out of 10 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) institutions.
Some additional, and final, statistics provide perspective on the implications for connectivity and network-based services and resources--this time from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL, 2002a, 2002b): (2)
public libraries, 17 statewide library systems, and 2 out of every 10 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) institutions.
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in North America.
Washington, DC: Office of Management Studies, Association of Research Libraries.
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) recognized Howard Alper, FCIC, professor of chemistry and vice-president research at the University of Ottawa, as the winner of the 2005 CARL Award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship.
There's a real transition going on," said Sarah Thomas, past president of the Association of Research Libraries and the librarian at the Cornell University Library in Ithaca, N.
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