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General Agreement on Trade in Services: 
A Resource for Librarians



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What is GATS?

History of GATS

Present of GATS

GATS &  Gov't Services

WTO &  Gov't Services

Application of Regulations

Libraries as a Cultural Industry

Protecting Culture

Concerns for Libraries

Conclusion

Works Cited

Resources


Works Cited In This Website


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Crawley, Devin. "CLA Convention Finds Librarians Plagued by Self-Doubt: The Profession is Struggling to Define a Role for Itself in the Internet Economy" Quill & Quire. 67.8 (Aug 2001): 5.

European Commission. "GATS Commitments by Sector" European Commission's INFO-POINT on World Trade in Services. 9 Feb 2003. http://gats-info.eu.int/gats-info/

G. F. "Librarians Bring Concerns to Global Trade Talks." American Libraries. 31.1 (Jan 2000) :34.

Galperin, Hernan. "Cultural Industries in the Age of Free-Trade Agreements". Canadian Journal of Communication. 24.1 (1999): 49-77

GATS 2000: Request from the EC and its Member States (hereinafter the EC) to Canada. Gatswatch: Amsterdam, [?]. 15 Jan 2003. http://www.gatswatch.org/docs/EU%20requests/041-02.pdf

George, Susan. "How GATS Could Affect your Life." Red Pepper: 2003. 6 February 2003. http://www.tni.org/issues/wto/

Goff, Patricia M. "Invisible Borders: Economic Liberalization and National Identity." International Studies Quarterly. 44.4 (Dec 2000): 533-563.

Hook, Robert D. "WTO: Thinking Globally, Reacting Locally: Report of a Program at the PNLA/BCLA Conference, May 2000, Kelowna, British Columbia." PNLA Quarterly. 64.4 (Summer 2000): 18-19.

Hunt, Fiona. "Why the World Trade Organization is a Threat to Libraries." American Libraries. 32.8 (Sep 2001): 32-33.

Kamal, Ahmad. Globalization: Perception and Reality. United Nations Panel Discussion: Globalization and the State. Online video. New York: United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance, 2001. 26 March 2003. http://www.unpan.org/Live%20Webcast_files/friday.htm.

Kovach, Hetty, Caroline Neligan and Simon Burral. Global Accountability Report 1: Power Without Accountability?. London, UK: One World Trust, 2003. 20 Jan 2003. 12 Feb 2003. http://www.oneworldtrust.org/Files/Pubs/GAP%20report/GAP2003.pdf

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Shrybman, Steven. An Assessment of the Impact of the General Agreement on Trade and Services on Policy, Programs and Law Concerning Public Sector Libraries. May 2001. 10 Jan 2003. http://www.cla.ca/resources/gats.pdf

Wesselius, Erik. "Editorial." Behind GATS 2000: Corporate Power at Work. TNI Briefing Series No. 2002/06. Amsterdam: Transnational Institute, 2002.

Weiner, John Barlow and Thomas M. Susman. "The ALA, the WTO and the GATS" American Libraries. 33.9 (Oct 2002): 16.

Weingarten, Rick, Miriam Nisbet and Emily Sheketoff. "Washington Office Responds to WTO Article." American Libraries. 32.11 (Dec 2001): 12.

Whitney, Paul. The IFLA Position on WTO Treaty Negotiations. 1 Feb 2001. 10 Feb 2003. The Hague, Netherlands: International Federation of Library Association and Institutions, 2001. http://www.ifla.org/III/clm/p1/pos-wto.htm#1

Whitney, Paul. "Libraries and the WTO." Notes. The Hague, Netherlands: IFLA, 2000. 11 Feb 2003. http://www.ifla.org/III/clm/p1/whitney.pdf

Whitney, Paul. "Letter to the Editor of American Libraries Magazine." 9 Jan 2002. 10 Feb 2003. http://www.cla.ca/issues/american_libraries.htm

Woodroffe, Jessica and Clare Joy. Out of Service : The Development Dangers of the General Agreement on Trade in Services. London : World Development Movement, [2002].

World Trade Organization. 10 Common Misunderstandings about the WTO. WTO: Geneva, Switzerland, 2000. 10 Feb 2003. http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/doload_e/10mis_e.pdf.

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World Trade Organization. WTO Policy for Parlimentarians: A Guide to Current Trade Issues for Legislators. [Geneva, Switzerland]: WTO, 2001. 10 Feb 2003. http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/booksp_e/parliamentarians_e.pdf








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