The ACRL Board of Directors has general oversight and direction of the affairs of the association.
Chapters Council serves as a conduit for information and communication between National ACRL and its state and regional chapters.
ACRL has more than 30 standing committees created by the Board of Directors, each with specific functions, goals, and interests.
The Communities of Practice Assembly consists of the chairs and vice-chairs of each section and conveners and incoming conveners of each interest group. The function of this assembly is to facilitate the exchange of ideas among the various Communities of Practice.
Designed to respond quickly, discussion groups address hot topics. These short-term groups gather together to discuss the issues and provide members with the always-important informal networks for exchanging ideas and problem-solving.
Editorial Boards for ACRL publications serve in an advisory capacity to publication editors and guide the development of new print and nonprint media publications for ACRL.
Designed to address emerging needs quickly, interest groups address areas of interest in academic librarianship. These short-term groups gather together to discuss the issues and provide members with the always-important informal networks for exchanging ideas and problem-solving.
Information about the current ACRL President, as well as information on past ACRL Presidents.
ACRL Representatives are responsible for representing ACRL within ALA and beyond.
ACRL has fifteen sections to help members individualize their ACRL experience through specialized programming, preconferences, discussion lists, recognition, and focused activities.
Task forces are established by the ACRL Board of Directors for special projects or activities. The life of a task force is limited to a maximum of two years.