January 24, 2022

Greater Western Library Alliance Strongly Supports ARL’s Position On Recent USGPO Decisions

From a Web Post:

The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) joins the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in advocating for the reversal of several recent decisions regarding the future of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).

GWLA members emphatically believe that the future of the FDLP lies in collaborative projects, including shared and multi-state regionals, as well as digitization and preservation models such as those launched by Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), and HathiTrust.

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