ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section

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ALA Representative to IFLA Social Sciences Standing Committee

  • 1.  ALA Representative to IFLA Social Sciences Standing Committee

    Posted Mar 31, 2022 06:34 AM
    Dear ANSS colleagues,

    Please forward your interest regarding ACRL for ALA representatives to IFLA Social Science Libraries standing committee to me as per guidelines below.
    ANSS Executive committee needs to recommend candidates - nominations - to ACRL for this position by May 1.

    Please refer to detailed guidelines located at:

    https://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/policies/chapter7#7.2.3. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="12">https://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/policies/chapter7#7.2.3

     

    Additional information is also available on the ALA International Relations Office page at:

    https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/internationalrelations. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="13">https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/internationalrelations and  https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/intlassocorgconf/iflarepresentatives. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="14">https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/intlassocorgconf/iflarepresentatives

     

    Summary of the highlights:
    Members are nominated and officially endorsed for a four-year term to every IFLA section standing committee at each IFLA election. The new appointments will be for the 2023 – 2027 term. Individuals can only serve on one IFLA committee at a time, and a maximum of two consecutive terms. Any ALA/ACRL member may be suggested for nomination to one of the six IFLA standing committees above. Individual applications for nomination are also acceptable. Current incumbents who are eligible for a second term may apply for continuation.

     

    Nominees should be experts in the field covered by the section and have a working knowledge of at least one working language of IFLA (English is an IFLA working language) and should have reasonable expectation of attending meetings of the standing committee without cost to IFLA or to ACRL.

     

    ALA representatives on IFLA section standing committees are required to:

    ·       Report to their constituencies on appropriate developments and information originating from their respective committees; these communications may be published in ALA journals or newsletters, or as special reports to ALA members;

    ·       Transmit a copy of the report(s) to the ALA International Relations Committee.

    Candidate applications must include:

    • Completed "Request to be Nominated to IFLA" application form, available https://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/forms. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="15">here .
    • A resume reflecting expertise in field of the applicable section.
    • Statement affirming that the person can fulfill the working language and travel requirements.

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    https://connect.ala.org/acrl/communities/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MessageKey=ebf01a6a-f0b9-449a-869f-371b74502060&CommunityKey=ca7c826b-04bf-4401-9aa1-849ad23590b8&bm=ebf01a6a-f0b9-449a-869f-371b74502060. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="43">ALA Representative to IFLA Applications due May 1
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    https://connect.ala.org/network/members/profile?UserKey=9c60ae7d-ef6f-4853-9c88-f444bbde2d3e. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="47">Elois Sharpe

    Dear ACRL Members,

    ACRL invites applicants to serve as ALA representatives to IFLA standing committees for the 2023– 2027 term. There is currently one vacancy each in the following IFLA standing committees:

    • Academic and Research Libraries
    • Art Libraries
    • Information Literacy
    • Rare Books and Manuscripts
    • Science and Technology Libraries
    • Social Science Libraries

    To apply as an ALA representative to IFLA, submit the materials detailed below to the appropriate section contact no later than May 1, 2022.

    1. Completed "Request to be Nominated to IFLA" application form, available https://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/forms. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="48"> here.
    2. A resume reflecting expertise in field of the applicable section.
    3. Statement affirming that the person can fulfill the working language and travel requirements.

    IFLA Standing Committee

    ACRL Section bringing  forward nominations

    Section leader to whom application materials should be submitted by May 1

    Academic and Research Libraries

    CJCLS, CLS, ULS

    CJCLS: Robin Brown
    rbrown@bmcc.cuny.edu

    CLS: Kevin Butterfield
    kbutterf@richmond.edu

    ULS: Jennifer Sharkey
    jsharke@ilstu.edu

    Art Libraries

    Arts

    Tiffany Bailey
    tiffany.bailey@dallascityhall.com

    Information Literacy

    IS

    Carrie Forbes
    carrie.forbes@du.edu

    Rare Books and Manuscripts

    RBMS

    Heather M. Smedberg
    hsmedberg@ucsd.edu

    Science and Technology Libraries

    STS

    Shannon L. Bowman
    bowmansl1@sfasu.edu

    Janet A. Hughes
    jah19@psu.edu

    Social Science Libraries

    ANSS, EBSS, and PPIRS

    ANSS: Triveni S. Kuchi
    triveni.kuchi@rutgers.edu

    EBSS: Rachael Elrod
    relrod@ufl.edu

    PPIRS: Chelsea Nesvig
    cnesvig@uw.edu


    ACRL sections review the IFLA representative applications and make recommendations to the ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC). The LRNC will review applications at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference. The LRNC then submits its recommendations to the ACRL Board for consideration in October 2022. In turn, the ACRL Board submits the approved candidates for nomination to the ALA International Relations Committee in October 2022.

    Please review the detailed guidelines located at:
    https://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/policies/chapter7#7.2.3. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="60">www.ala.org/acrl/resources/policies/chapter7#7.2.3


    Additional Information is also available on the ALA IRO page at:

    https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/internationalrelations. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="61">www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/internationalrelations and https://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/intlassocorgconf/iflarepresentatives. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="62"> www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/iro/intlassocorgconf/...

    Summary of the highlights:
    Members are nominated and officially endorsed for a four-year term to every IFLA section standing committee at each IFLA election. The new appointments will be for the 2023 – 2027 term. Individuals can only serve on one IFLA committee at a time, and a maximum of two consecutive terms. Any ALA/ACRL member may be suggested for nomination to one of the six IFLA standing committees above. Individual applications for nomination are also acceptable. Current incumbents who are eligible for a second term may apply for continuation.

    Nominees should be experts in the field covered by the section and have a working knowledge of at least one working language of IFLA (English is an IFLA working language), and should have reasonable expectation of attending meetings of the standing committee without cost to IFLA or to ACRL.

    ALA representatives on IFLA section standing committees are required to:

    • Report to their constituencies on appropriate developments and information originating from their respective committees; these communications may be published in ALA journals or newsletters, or as special reports to ALA members;
    • Transmit a copy of the report(s) to the ALA International Relations Committee.

    Questions? Please contact the appropriate section leader (above) or ACRL Program Officer Elois Sharpe, esharpe@ala.org



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    Elois Sharpe
    Program Officer
    American Library Association
    esharpe@ala.org
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    Triveni Kuchi
    Social Sciences/Instructional Services Librarian
    Librarian for Sociology, Criminal Justice, Cinema, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Studies
    New Brunswick Libraries, James Dickson Carr Library , 75 Avenue E, Piscataway
    Rutgers University - New Brunswick
    New Jersey - 08854
    T: 848-445-5733; F: 732-445-3472
    triveni.kuchi@rutgers.edu