ACRL/LLAMA Interdivisional Committee on Building Resources


To continuously update the "Academic Library Building Design: Resources for Planning" resource guide for planning library buildings and learning spaces, using existing resources such as those available from ACRL, ARL, LLAMA, EDUCAUSE, and other organizations as appropriate. To suggest additional tools as appropriate that might help those planning library and learning spaces. To scan related professional organizations annually to determine and implement the most effective and appropriate places and methods for promotion of the guide. If resources are needed requests must be made to the ACRL and LLAMA Boards.


Prof. Susan McCarthy Reed (Chair, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Ann H. Hamilton (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Mr. Charles Forrest (ACRL Representative, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Acquisitions Librarian (ACRL Representative, July 1, 2008, to May 10, 2010)
Ms. Mary M. Carr (ACRL Liaison, June 17, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Ms. Drew Harrington (LLAMA Representative, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)

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  • Six members (including chair) with LLAMA and ACRL each appointing three members.
  • The term of chair shall be for two years and shall be staggered between LLAMA and ACRL.
  • LLAMA will use one of their appointments to appoint an architect. 


The ACRL/LLAMA Interdivisional Committee on Building Resources was developed from the work of the ACRL/LAMA Designing Higher Ed Library and Learning Spaces Guide Task Force, and officially established as a standing  committee by the ACRL Board through virtual action in February 2008.

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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