Charge: To provide academic librarians with a forum to discuss issues related to library service for graduate students, including instruction, outreach, reference, collections, and programming; develop guidelines and resources that will assist academic librarians with providing quality services for their graduate students.
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Charge: To provide academic librarians with a forum to discuss issues related to all types of library service to international patrons, including instruction, outreach, reference, collections, and programming; develop guidelines and resources that will assist academic librarians with providing quality services to their international constituencies.
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Charge: The ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board has oversight responsibility for ACRL’s annual Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey including the development of an annual questionnaire on current trends or issues. The Editorial Board also develops materials publicizing and encouraging participation by academic libraries in the annual ACRL survey; represents ACRL on the ANSI-NISO Z39.7 standing committee; and submits appointment recommendations to the ACRL Publications Coordinating Committee for approval.
last person joined 6 months ago
Charge: Solicit nominations, market the availability of the award to the academic library community, facilitate the completion of the nomination process, select the award winner, monitor nomination pools and nomination updates, and recommend changes to award web site information.
Charge: To provide a broad framework for information exchange on current developments and activities related to technical services including, but not limited to, collection development, collection management, acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To develop programs and foster and sponsor education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To better connect technical services librarians with ACRL and to enhance technical services.
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Charge: Provides the resources—ideas, programs, discussion forums and networking opportunities—to support the development of African American Studies librarianship and resources in academic and research libraries.
last person joined 17 days ago
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) Executive Committee
Charge: Supports the study of those aspects of library service that require knowledge in the areas of human and societal studies such as anthropology, sociology, criminal justice or criminology and other related fields.
last person joined 16 days ago
Charge: To recommend to the president-elect appointments to ACRL divisional committees for the year of his or her term of office.
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Arts Section (Arts) Executive Committee
Charge: Provides an umbrella organization for the promotion of library service in the field of visual and performing arts through discussion of current issues, the exchange of information, and the carrying out of suitable projects.
last person joined 18 days ago
Charge: ACRL’s Asian, African and Middle Eastern Studies Interest Group represents librarians and specialists in the field of Asian, African, and Middle Eastern area studies and advises ACRL, in cooperation with other professional groups, in those areas of library service that require knowledge of Asian, African and Middle eastern languages and cultures.
Charge: To create a discussion forum for academic librarians on the challenges and opportunities present in being or preparing to become a parent while continuing to work and/or maintain a career track. The discussion group will be an opportunity to share knowledge and experience about work related issues, for example library and university policies and procedures (leave, tenure, etc), managing expectations of colleagues, and negotiating agreements with supervisors, and parenting related issues, for example finding quality day care, managing yours and your partners expectations, and spending quality time with your child(ren). Discussions at ALA conferences will give participants an opportunity to learn from both experienced parents and new parents while also provide a forum for open conversations with library administrators and colleagues about the positive and negative effects parenthood can have on work performance and career.
last person joined one year ago
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Charge: The editorial board serves in an advisory capacity to the editor on the contents of the journal issues, and board members form the core of referees, reviewing manuscripts submitted for possible publication.
Charge: The editorial board serves in an advisory capacity to the editor on all policy matters concerning editorial content or format. Tasks: To react to ideas for development of C&RL News that have been proposed by the editor. To suggest ways in which C&RL News might be improved in format or content. To provide the editor with information regarding trends in the field that might affect future directions or content of C&RL News. To suggest new editorial features, either regular or irregular, for consideration by the editor. To assist the editor in developing editorial policies.
Serves as a conduit for information and communication between National ACRL and its Chapters, and promotes membership of ACRL National.
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) College Libraries Section (CLS) Executive Committee
Charge: Advances college librarianship and encourages the development of library services in baccalaureate-degree-granting institutions.
Charge: Serves to share common areas of interest to enhance library services and librarianship in libraries and learning resource centers in two-year institutions and to support the educational programs of these institutions.
Charge: To explore the concepts of contemplative pedagogy and mindfulness in librarianship through integrating contemplative modes and practices into library instruction and research life, identifying positive outcomes to this style of teaching, and designing library spaces and services that support reflection, interfaith meditation and prayer, mindfulness, and other contemplative practices.
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