ACRL/Arts Committees

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Executive Committee

[ Current Roster ]



Conference Program Planning Committees

Charge: To plan the section's program for each year's annual conference: soliciting ideas, identifying a program topic, contacting potential speakers, determining budget, requesting funding, and publicizing the program.

[ 2014 Las Vegas Committee Roster ]

[ 2015 San Francisco Committee Roster ]



Membership and Outreach Committee

Charge: To recruit, orient, survey and welcome new members. To provide reports to the Executive Committee identifying membership trends and needs. To enhance communication and networking among members of similar interests, especially for those not attending the annual conference. To attempt to persuade withdrawing and former section members to re-join.

[ Current Roster ]



Nominating Committee

Charge: To identiify and recommend a slate of candidates for annual secton officer elections, providing the Executive Committee with the completed forms and statements required of candidates and officers.

[ 2014 Roster ]

[ 2015 Roster ]



Strategic Planning Committee

Charge: To develop short and long-term strategies to address the needs of section members identified by survey and other means.

[ Current Roster ]



Publications and Research Committee

Charge: To coordinate all publications associated with the section and to serve as an advisory unit to the Executive Committee. The Committee shall identify publication needs; stimulate research, writing, and discussion by overseeing the development and production of the ArtsGuides, Discussion Forums, and selected projects.  The committee shall seek opportunities to work collaboratively within ACRL and ALA as well as related organizations providing content both virtually and at conferences.

[ Current Roster ]



Digital Technologies and the Arts

Charge: To investigate and synthesize digital initiatives used in libraries and archives and to provide information to those who create or collect materials in the visual and performing arts.

[ Current Roster ]


Updated: January 5, 2014