ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee

Charge

Responsible for creating and updating a biennial environmental scan for the association that encompasses trends in academic librarianship, higher education, and the broader environment, e.g., economic, demographic, political, for release at the ACRL conference. Identifies the “ACRL Top 10 Trends" for release every two years in non-ACRL conference years.

Roster

Dr. Bradford L. Eden (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Cheryl A. Middleton (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Beth W. Blanton-Kent (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Steven B. Carrico (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Barbara S. Petersohn (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Merrilee Proffitt (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Heidi Steiner Burkhardt (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Lisabeth A. Chabot (Board Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

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Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Chair serves as ex-officio member of the Research Coordinating Committee
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee

Origin

The Research Planning and Review Committee was established by the ACRL Board in 2007 as a component committee of the Research Coordinating Committee. In 2009, the committee revised its charge.

Get Involved

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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