International Scholarly Communication Alliance

The Council of New Zealand
University Librarians
the consortium
of university 
research libraries
Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)
Updated 12 March, 2002

Alliance Members

The Association of Research Libraries (North America)
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries
The Consortium of University Research Libraries (UK and Ireland)
Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)
Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL)
Joint University Libraries Advisory Committee (JULAC)  (Hong Kong)
LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche)
Association of National University Libraries (Japan)

New International Scholarly Alliance for Broadening Access to Research (Press Release - 6 February 2002)


In Oldenburg’s Long Shadow: Librarians, Research Scientists, Publishers, and the Control of Scientific Publishing. Jean-Claude Guédon.  Association of Research Libraries, 2001.
The Economics of Scholarly Communication:  a discussion paper. by Professor John Houghton, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University.  Coalition for Innovation in Scholarly Communication, 2000.

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