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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(23.) Association of Research Libraries, "Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce," http://www.arl.org /diversity/init/index.shtml.
From the one hundredth anniversary of the Gerould Statistics to Duane Webster's retirement as the Association of Research Libraries' executive director, ARL celebrates a century of library evaluation activities.
Yearly subscription fees increased 226 percent from 1986 to 2000 and averaged $840 in 2004, according to the Association of Research Libraries. A one-year subscription to the journal Brain Research costs $18,856.
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has launched the Scholars Portal Project, a collaboration between several ARL member libraries and Fretwell-Downing Inc.
They are Meredith Broadway (who will be a resident at the World Bank Group), Joseph Carrano (Georgetown University Library), Elizabeth England (University Archives at the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries), Amy Gay (the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health in the Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories), and Megan Potterbusch (Association of Research Libraries).
This could potentially happen via organizations such as CHORUS a nonprofit organization that facilitates a simple compliance process, optimized search and dashboard services, and multi-party archiving and preservation capabilities and SHARE an initiative of the Association of Research Libraries, Association of American Universities, and the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.
Adams currently serves on the Canadian Association of Research Libraries board and chairs its public policy committee.
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.d.).
(UW-Madisons libraries held 9,575,506 volumes, according to association of Research Libraries Statistics for fiscal year 2013-2014.)
As a staff member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) since 1996, she worked with many of ARL's programs and was appointed its assistant executive director for scholarly communication in 2009.
For leaders, planners, and facilitators alike, the user guide introduces the ARL (Association of Research Libraries) 2030 scenarios and explains many of the ways they can strengthen their institution's planning using the ARL 2030 Scenarios.
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.
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