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IARLA signs open letter calling for expedition to COUNTER Release 5

IARLA members, alongside a number of international academic library organisations, have signed an open letter calling for the expedition to Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice. Release 5 (R5) of the COUNTER Code of Practice, will enable content providers to produce consistent, comparable and credible usage data for online content. This allows librarians [...]

IARLA signs open letter calling for expedition to COUNTER Release 52019-12-03T15:59:29+00:00

A View of Plan S

The member organisations of IARLA welcome moves towards an open access environment for journal articles and aligned funder policies to achieve this. We are therefore supportive of the overall objectives of Plan S as published by cOAlition S. We note the iterative nature of the Plan S Guidance and believe that there have been a [...]

A View of Plan S2019-10-23T19:27:17+00:00

Research Library Associations Commit to the Principles of Net Neutrality

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) — a global coalition of several major research and academic library associations in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States — commit to the principles of net neutrality IARLA fully supports the principles of net neutrality as a means to ensure equitable access to online information and services for all. [...]

Research Library Associations Commit to the Principles of Net Neutrality2018-06-20T11:32:49+00:00

IARLA develops values statement

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) is a platform for collaboration amongst its five members, who work together on a voluntary basis to develop agreed positions in support of an emerging international research library agenda and open scholarship. IARLA has developed a values statement which reaffirms longstanding library values, and those that make [...]

IARLA develops values statement2018-03-05T20:08:39+00:00

Research Library Associations Commit to the Future of the Digital Scholarly Record

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) — a global coalition of several major research and academic library associations in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States — recognises the significance of preservation of the scholarly record. IARLA fully endorses Working Together to Ensure the Future of the Digital Scholarly Record – a statement [...]

Research Library Associations Commit to the Future of the Digital Scholarly Record2017-04-05T13:08:11+00:00

IARLA endorses open data accord

The International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA) — a global coalition of major research and academic library associations in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States — recognises the importance of working towards a common vision for open data. We firmly believe that open data holds the key to addressing many societal challenges worldwide. [...]

IARLA endorses open data accord2018-03-05T20:03:45+00:00