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COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5

August 8, 2017 David Free 0

COUNTER recently published Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice. The new release internally consistent, unambiguous, and flexible, so that it will be easier for publishers to be compliant and so that the Code of Practice can be adapted and extended as digital publishing changes over the years. The […]

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New Presenters for ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop

May 15, 2017 Chase Ollis 0

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Elizabeth Brown, Carla Myers, and Rachael Samberg as the newest presenters for the one-day workshop, Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement. Elizabeth, Carla, and Rachael join the current presenter team as partners in shaping the curriculum […]

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ACRL Supports Open Data Legislation

April 5, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

On April 5, 2017, ACRL joined over 80 other organizations in signing a coalition letter supporting the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act, reintroduced by a bicameral and bipartisan group of lawmakers on March 29, 2017, as S. 760 and H.R. 1770. The OPEN Government Data Act will […]

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ACRL Statement on the Dissemination of Federal Research

February 23, 2017 ACRL Board of Directors 0

Editor’s note: The following statement was approved by the ACRL Board of Directors on February 23, 2017. The Board wishes to acknowledge the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee’s input and work in drafting the statement. As the higher education organization for librarians, the Association of College and Research Libraries […]

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ACRL Comments to NIH on Data Management, Sharing, and Citation

January 19, 2017 Kara Malenfant 0

On January 19, 2017, ACRL provided comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Science Policy in response to their request for information on data management and sharing strategies and priorities. The NIH sought public comments in order to consider how digital scientific data generated from NIH-funded research […]