Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Association of Research Libraries - E-News for ARL Directors - February 2011 E-News

Governance and Membership Activities

1. ARL Board Convenes February 10–11

Influencing Public Policies

2. Budget Update

3. USA PATRIOT Act Update

4. ARL Issues Statement of Concern About Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA)

5. Sunshine Week Presents Webcast on Open Government

6. White House OSTP Launches R&D Dashboard Website

7. IPEC Releases Annual Report and Announces New IP Advisory Committees

Reshaping Scholarly Communication
8. Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing (CCSP) Issues Digital Technology Innovation Paper

9. Study of Open Access Publishing (SOAP) Project Presents Final Results

10. Call for Entries: Fourth Annual Sparky Awards

11. February 2011 Issue of the SPARC Open Access Newsletter Available Online

12. SPARC and bepress Announce ACRL “Pre-Game” Event in March: Winning Strategies from the Institutional Repository All Stars

13. SPARC Presents Webcast, “The (OA)Week Ahead”

14. Right to Research Coalition’s Nick Shockey Discusses Open Education and Policy with Creative Commons

Transforming Research Libraries
15. ARL and DLF Develop E-Science Institute

16. Deadline to Register for Scenarios Workshop Approaches

17. EDUCAUSE Releases 2011 Horizon Report

18. Sustaining Digital Scholarship for Sustainable Culture Group Releases Report on Sustaining Canada’s Digital Knowledge and Heritage

19. CNI Update

Diversity, Professional Workforce, and Leadership Development
20. ALA Releases Monograph by Former LCDP Fellow Teresa Neely

21. ARL Diversity Programs Participants Receive Scholarships to Attend ACRL Meeting

22. ALA Accepting Applications for 2011–12 Diversity Research Grants

Library Statistics and Assessment
23. ARL Annual Statistical Surveys Update

24. ARL Task Force to Review ARL Annual Salary Survey, ARL Statistics, and ARL Supplementary Statistics: Interviews Underway

25. ARL to Hold Meeting on ARL Annual Surveys in the Digital Age

26. ARL Balanced Scorecard Webinar Now Available Online

27. Library Assessment Blog Recruits Visiting Program Officer Blogger(s) and Other Contributors

28. Registration Now Open for "Basic Skills for Analyzing Library Service Quality Assessment Data"

Other Items of Interest to ARL Directors
29. ARL Transitions

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