Scholarly Communication Discussion Group


The Scholarly Communication Discussion Group is an informal and in-depth discussion of one or more hot topics that impact Open Access initiatives and the many related opportunities which aim to advance the dissemination of scholarship without economical, legislative or technical barriers.


Nathan Frank Hall (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Charlotte Roh (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2016. Last retrieved on 09/25/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


Discussion Group composition includes group leaders and membership based on interest.


The Scholarly Communication Discussion Group was  established by the Board at the ALA Midwinter Conference in 2002.

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If you would like to join the Scholarly Communication Discussion Group or have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics, please contact the convener(s).

Staff Liaison

Mariel Colbert
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-5285