Bipartisan Coalition Urges Congress to Make CRS Reports Available
A bipartisan coalition of 40 organizations and 91 private citizens urged Congress to make non-confidential CRS reports widely available to the public. The organizations signing the letter include AALL, ALA, ARL, and FGI.
The FGI Post includes links to the members of the Committee on Rules and Administration (U.S. House and U.S. Senate) along with several useful background articles.
Libraries and library organizations that are part of the coalition include: AALL, ACRL, ALA, ARL, Middlebury College Library, and the Western Illinois University Libraries.
Read the Complete Post, Access Letter and Other Materials
See Also: AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Reports
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.