Monday, May 16, 2011

Association of Research Libraries - E-News for ARL Directors: April 2011 E-News

Governance and Membership Activities
1. ARL Membership to Convene May 4–6 in MontrĂ©al

Influencing Public Policies
2. US Budget Update

3. US House of Representatives Votes against Net Neutrality

4. Georgia State University E-Reserves Case Trial Date Set

5. Google Books Settlement: Parties Granted Extension as Fallout Continues

6. ARL Suggests Privacy Rules for Google Books

7. ARL Joins EFF Amicus Brief Defending Online "Safe Harbors"

8. SPARC Marks Third Anniversary of NIH Public Access Policy

Reshaping Scholarly Communication
9. Berlin 9 Open Access Conference to Convene in US

10. SPARC, SPARC Europe, COAR Respond to Publishers’ Self-Deposit Policies

11. Subject Repositories E-Forum Launched by SPARC

12. Library Publishing Services: Strategies for Success—Speakers Announced

13. Peter Suber on Open Access as Humanitarian Aid

14. Sparky Awards Deadline Approaches—May 26

15. TRLN Receives Mellon Grant to Investigate E-Book Models

16. Online Peer Review to be Developed, Tested at NYU

17. Humanities Research Practices: RIN Publishes Case Studies

18. Costs, Benefits in Scholarly Communication Transitions: RIN Issues Report

Transforming Research Libraries
19. ARL/DLF E-Science Institute Faculty Announced

20. New Roles for Research Libraries: Digital Curation for Preservation—Video Online

21. Ithaka S+R Releases Library Survey 2010

22. CNI Update

Diversity, Professional Workforce, and Leadership Development
23. UNC Hosts ARL Research Library Leadership Fellows for Strategic Issues Institute

24. Purdue Hosts ARL Diversity Scholars—Applications for Next Class Due June 1

Library Statistics and Assessment
25. ARL Annual Statistical Surveys Update

26. LibQUAL+® Update

27. ClimateQUAL® Update

28. Library Assessment Forum to Be Held June 24 in New Orleans

29. Library Value & ROI: Recent Critiques, Implementations

30. RIN, RLUK Report on the Value of Libraries

31. COUNTER E-Usage Metrics: Call for Input re Release 4 by May 31

32. Journal Usage Factor Research Continues in the UK

33. Publisher and Institutional Repository Usage Statistics (PIRUS)

Other Items of Interest to ARL Directors
34. Call for Proposals for SPEC Survey Topics—Deadline July 22

35. ARL Transitions

36. ARL Staff Transitions

37. Honors

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