For more than 50 years, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries has brought together leaders from research, federal, and state libraries in the region to foster a high standard of library excellence through inter-institutional resource sharing and other collaborative efforts. Today, ASERL is the largest regional research library consortium in the United States. By working together, ASERL members continue to provide and maintain top quality resources and services for the students, faculty, and citizens of their respective communities.
ASERL & Other Research Library Consortia Submit Open Letter in Support of Open Access Publishing Models and Fair Use of Copyrighted Content: On October 18th, ASERL joined the Boston Library Consortium, Greater Western Library Alliance, Triangle Research Libraries Network, and Washington Research Library Consortium in signing an Open Letter affirming support for Open Access models and the principles of Fair Use.
ASERL Files Amicus Brief in Support of GSU: On April 25, 2013, the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) filed an amicus brief with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals supporting Georgia State University.
More ASERL News…
ASERL Fall 2013 Membership Meeting — November 19-20 | Charlotte, NC – Meeting Materials
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS
Please see our Archive page for the following webinars recently completed:
- “Copyright and Fair Use 101″
- “Overview of ORCID”
- “Review of Business Models for Open Access Monographs”
“Helping Students Make Sense of Fair Use” — January 15, 2014, 3pm ET. The second in a series of webinars focusing on open access, copyright, and fair use. Co-sponsored by ASERL, Boston Library Consortium, California Digital Library, CIC Center for Library Initiatives, Greater Western Library Alliance, Triangle Research Libraries Network, and Washington Research Library Consortium. Register — http://bit.ly/1gDmO2p
Previous ASERL Webinars
ASERL offers many webinars on an array of topics for librarians and staff at member institutions. See the archive for PPTs and session recordings from our past webinars.
ASERL 2013 Summertime Summit:
“Liaison Roles in Open Access and Data Management: Equal Parts Inspiration and Perspiration” Presentations and webcasts are being added to our Archive as they become available.