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

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe (Co-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Dr. Megan Jane Oakleaf (Co-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Teresa A. Fishel (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Dr. Thomas E. Abbott (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mr. Paul J. Beavers (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Melissa Bowles-Terry (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Jeanne Minor Brown (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Debora L. Cheney, Sr. (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Alice Daugherty (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mark Emmons (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Scott Garrison (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Dr. Debra L. Gilchrist (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Margaret Grotti (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Andrea Paige Heisel (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Linda A. Kopecky (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Peter McDonald (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Sarah M. Passonneau (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Joan Ellen Stein (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2012. Last retrieved on 08/30/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

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)

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