• Promote language for inclusion in library license agreements that will
enable flexible reuse of any scholarly content created by authors affiliated
with the institution.
• Advance appropriate collective membership action in the marketplace.
• Promoting Policies and Practices that
Support Innovation and Enduring Access
• Support legislation and executive action to promote public access to
federally funded research.
• Examine library options to support at-risk print journals.
• Accelerate contacts between university presses and research libraries
and foster opportunities for collaborations.
• Advocate for policies and strategies that enable reform of the Federal
Depository Library Program.
• Promote the development of expertise in data curation in research
• Clarifying Strategies to Reconfigure Research
Library Organizations and Services
• Articulate visions for the 21st-century research library and define
elements for describing their value and contributions in support of
research and scholarship.
• Promote new models for preservation, management, and access to
monographs, for both existing print collections and e-books, including
national strategies that foster efficient use of the numerous storage
facilities managed by members.
• Advance collaborative/coordinated efforts among ARL members in the
management and preservation of digital special collections.
• Strengthen linkages between diversity recruitment strategies and ARL’s
succession planning program for research library director positions.
Themes within the ARL Strategic Plan 2010–2012
C O N T I N U E D
FEBRUARY 2010 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A BIMONTHLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC