ACRL Value of Academic Libraries

Charge

To oversee and coordinate ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries 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, advocacy, and consultation services and in developing the ACRL Value website; and monitor and assess the effectiveness of the Value Initiative.

Roster

Ms. Melissa Bowles-Terry (Co-Chair, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Ms. Jaime Corris Hammond (Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Mrs. Debbie L. Malone (Co-Chair, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Alan Carbery (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Jaime Corris Hammond (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Stephanie Marie Alexander (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Emily J. Asch (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Andrew Asher (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Jill Kristine Becker (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Shawn P. Calhoun (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Shawn P. Calhoun (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Alan Carbery (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Joanie D. Chavis (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Alyssa Marie Darden (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Erin Finnerty (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Janet S. Fore (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Cinthya Ippoliti (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
JoAnn Jacoby (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Melissa Jadlos (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Jennifer Jarson (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Linda A. Kopecky (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Mrs. Debbie L. Malone (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Christopher Danald Marcum (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Holly Mercer (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Stephanie Mikitish (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Stephanie Mikitish (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Dr. Adam Lee Murray (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Dr. Adam Lee Murray (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Lauren Pressley (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
John Siegel (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Gene R. Springs (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Geoffrey D. Swindells (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Lorelei Tanji (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Ms. Terry Sklair Taylor (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Terry Sklair Taylor (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Susan Barnes Whyte (Board Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Susan Barnes Whyte (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

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Specific Tasks

  • Post regularly to the VAL Blog.
  • Provide advisory service to grant funded projects related to ACRL Value Initiative.

Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, a vice-chair and three members).
  • Ex-officio members include assessment licensed workshops presenter coordinator and Standards for Libraries in Higher Education licensed workshop presenter coordinator.
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee.

Origin

The Value of Academic Libraries was established by the ACRL Executive Committee at the 2011 Spring Executive meeting. 

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

Kara Malenfant
Senior Strategist for Special Initiatives
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2510
E-mail: kmalenfant@ala.org