ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee

Charge

To oversee and coordinate ACRL's Research and Scholarly Environment Initiative as described in the strategic plan; work with the ACRL Board and other ACRL units in creating a comprehensive effort including coalition building, professional development, publications, research, and advocacy and in developing the ACRL research and scholarly communications website; and monitor and assess the effectiveness of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Initiative.

Roster

Claire Stewart (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Shan C. Sutton (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. Martin J. Brennan (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Amy Buckland (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. John M. Budd (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Ann Campion Riley (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Zach Coble (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Stephanie R. Davis-Kahl (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Sandra L. De Groote (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Christine Fruin Fruin (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Merinda Kaye Hensley (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Adrian K. Ho (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Patricia M. Hswe (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Molly Wilkerson Keener (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Scott B. Mandernack (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Amy L. Nurnberger (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Charlotte Roh (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mr. Devin Savage (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Dr. Irene M.H. Herold (Board Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Ex-officio members include scholarly communication licensed workshops road show presenter coordinator and research data management licensed workshops presenter coordinator.
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee
  • Since it is important that the vice-chair/chair be knowledgeable about the responsibilities and concerns of the committee, it is suggested that the committee vice-chair/chair be selected from the existing committee membership.

Activties and Resources

Learn more about the committee's current activities and resources on ACRL's scholarly communication webpage.

Origin

In 2005, the ACRL Board approved a revised charge for the Scholarly Communications Committee that specified, "the committee will make formal recommendations to the Government Relations Committee prior to Midwinter for the ACRL Legislative Agenda."

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

 

Staff Liaison

Erin Nevius
Content Strategist
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
Work Phone: 312-280-2529
Email: enevius@ala.org

Chase Ollis 
Professional Development and Outreach Specialist
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
Work Phone: 312-280-2521
Email: collis@ala.org