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Charles Bailey, On ALA, CLA, and Open Access, Digital Koans, June 11, 2008. Excerpt:
PS: For background, see Charles' previous report on OA for ALA publications (July 2006). In my comment at the time, I pointed out some of the ALA's public statements in support of OA: "(1) the ALA Washington office has a page on OA, (2) the ALA Council adopted a resolution in support of FRPAA at its June 2006 annual meeting, and (3) the ALA has signed on to several public statements in support of OA, most recently a July 12 letter in support of FRPAA and a May 31 letter in support of the EC report on OA."
Update. Inspired by Charles' detective work, Klaus Graf investigated the five leading library journals in Germany. He found that two are TA and three have moderate embargoes. Read his post in German or Google's English.
Update. Charles has replied to my comment and makes the good point (which I intended myself but failed to make explicit) that the ALA's public statements on OA don't rise to the level of the CLA statement. He goes further:
Update. Also inspired by Charles' investigations, Gavin Baker looked into the state chapters of the ALA. Excerpt: