1 Steven Johnson, “Innovation: It Isn’t a Matter of Left or Right,” New York Times, October 30, 2010,
2 Network neutrality does not apply and never has applied to private networks such as those operated
by academic and research universities. Broadband networks that do not serve the general public
should be allowed to operate according to whatever principles serve the private users and operators of
3 David E. Shulenburger, “Testimony on Public Access to Federally Funded Research to the Information
Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform
Committee,” US House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, July 29,
4 Stephen A. Hansen, Michael R. Kisielewski, and Jana L. Asher, Intellectual Property Experiences in the
United States Scientific Community (Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of
Science, 2007), http://sippi.aaas.org/Pubs/SIPPI_US_IP_Survey.pdf.
5 Tom Rubin, “Copyright in a Networked World,” Stanford Law School, Center for Internet and Society,
November 24, 2010, http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/node/6560.
6 “Open Access to Information,” United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization,
November 18, 2010, http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=30671&URL_DO=
7 “ARL Strategic Plan 2010–2012,” Research Library Issues: A Bimonthly Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC,
no. 268 (Feb. 2010): 12, http://publications.arl.org/rli268/.
To cite this article: Prudence S. Adler. “Three Key Public Policies for Research
Libraries: Net Neutrality, Fair Use, Open and Public Access.” Research Library
Issues: A Bimonthly Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 273 (December 2010):
Three Key Public Policies for Research Libraries
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