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Purpose: Provides a forum to discuss common issues surrounding the role of professional librarians in technical services and professional activities such as training, project management, research, assessment, supervision, or hiring in the technical services area of academic research libraries..

This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Second Call for ACRL Technical Services Interest Group Incoming Convener

  • 1.  Second Call for ACRL Technical Services Interest Group Incoming Convener

    Posted Apr 13, 2022 11:54 AM

    Please excuse cross postings

    The ACRL Technical Services Interest Group (TSIG) is seeking a volunteer to serve as the Incoming Convener (2022-23) / Convener (2023-24). This position serves a two-year term and is responsible for planning and facilitating a conference session at ALA Annual Conferences, as well as communication of group activities. Annual conference attendance is strongly encouraged.

    The charge of the TSIG is "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." -ACRL TSIG website.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please reply with a short bio and brief statement of interest by April 24th, 2022, to lpalumbo@wcupa.edu and/or dvankleeck@ufl.edu

    Thank you for your interest,

    David A. Van Kleeck, Convener 

    Laurie Palumbo, Incoming Convener 



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    Laurie Palumbo
    Cataloging/Metadata Librarian
    University Libraries, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
    She/Her/Hers
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