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ALA-SAA Joint Statement on Access: Guidelines for Access to Original Research Materials

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Developed by a Joint Task Force of the American Library Association and the Society of American Archivists, these guidelines outline the responsibilities for researcher access, as well as legal and institutional obligations, of a repository in preserving collections for use.

SAA Council Approval/Endorsement Date: 
August 1994; Revised August 2009

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