• ARL 237: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC

      Barrett, Jaia; Barrett, Jaia (ARL, 2004-12)
      This is issue 237, December 2004. "ARL is the bimonthly report on research library issues and actions from ARL (Association of Research Libraries), CNI (Coalition of Networked Information), and SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition). ARL reports on current issues of interest to academic and research library administrators, staff, and users; higher education administrators and faculty; information technologists and those who depend on networked information; as well as anyone concerned with the future of scholarly communication or information policy developments." TABLE OF CONTENTS Libraries and Changing Research Practices: A Report of the ARL/CNI Forum on E-Research and Cyberinfrastructure by Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, Coalition for Networked Information [PDFâ see pages 1-5] SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION The Development of an Open Source Publishing System at Cornell and Penn State Universities by Terry Ehling, Director of Electronic Publishing at Cornell University Library [PDFâ see pages 6-7] SPARC Presents Workshop on Institutional Repositories [PDFâ see page 7] Balancing Stakeholder Interests in Scholarship-Friendly Copyright Practices by Julia Blixrud, Assistant Executive Director, External Relations, ARL, and Assistant Director, Public Programs, SPARC [PDFâ see page 8] OLMS INFORMATION SERVICES Library Services in Non-Library Spaces excerpted from ARL/OLMS SPEC Kit 285 by Gordon Aamot, Head, Arts, Architecture, and Business Libraries, and Steve Hiller, Head, Science Libraries/Library Assessment Coordinator, University of Washington [PDFâ see page 9] ARL ACTIVITIES ARL Membership Plans for the Future [PDFâ see page 10] Preserving Audio Collections: Action Plan Developed [PDFâ see page 11]