AASL/ACRL Interdivisional Committee on Information Literacy

Charge

The AASL/ACRL interdivisional committee on information literacy will focus on how to prepare K-20 students to be information literate and will provide a channel of communication to the respective divisions. In general, this interdivisional committee will be a forum for sharing ideas on information literacy in K-20 environments and a source of professional development opportunities in this area.

Roster

Allison K. Cline (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2020)

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Composition

  • Two co-chairs, one from AASL and one from ACRL
  • Eight additional committee members, four selected from each division
  • ACRL co-chair serves as ex-officio on the ACRL Information Literacy Coordinating Committee

Origin

The AASL/ACRL Information Literacy Task Force was established by the ACRL Board at the ALA Midwinter meeting in 2002. In 2003, the task force was given permanent status as a standing committee at the 2003 ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL division-level committees are accepted through February 15 for service the following committee term, which begins July 1. Visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Mary Jane Petrowski
Associate Director
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2523
E-mail: mpetrowski@ala.org