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The Oberlin Group endorses the Berlin Declaration

Feb
24

The Oberlin Group: A Consortium of Liberal Arts College Libraries endorses the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. (October 26, 2011)

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Developing Copyright Policy for Liberal Arts Colleges

Feb
24

Developing Copyright Policy: A Guide for Liberal Arts Colleges by Kevin Smith is now available from the Resources Tab of the Oberlin Group website. (July 13, 2011)

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Open Letter to the Scientific American from Oberlin Group Library Directors

Feb
24

An open letter from fifty-two members of the Oberlin Group of Library Directors to Scientific American expressing concern about the effects of recent price increases. (October 14, 2009):

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Letter Supporting FRPAA of 2009

Feb
24

Open letter from liberal arts college presidents supporting the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009:

As liberal arts college presidents, we are writing to express our strong support for S. 1373, the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009, which has been introduced into the U.S. Senate by Senators Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and John Cornyn (R-TX). This bill would require federal agencies whose external research budgets exceed $100 million to develop policies that would ensure public access via the Internet to their funded
research. (September 23, 2009)

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FRPAA Press Release September 23, 2009

Feb
24

For Immediate Release - September 23, 2009
Federal Research Public Access Act Endorsed by 57 College Presidents

OBERLIN, OHIO -- Fifty-seven liberal arts college presidents have proclaimed in an open letter their support for the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009 (S.1373). The letter notes the importance of liberal arts colleges for the nation’s scientific and scholarly productivity, the colleges’ record of producing Ph.D.s who become active researchers, and the lack of access to research literature at these colleges and other higher education institutions due to economic factors.

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