ACRL/EBSS Communication Studies Committee
To provide a base of operations for the Mass Communication community of librarians who serve the communications/mass communications fields (including the areas of communications, media studies, advertising, speech communications, broadcasting, journalism and public relations). Goals for the Committee include identifying best practices and resources useful to those in the community as well as addressing current issues that are salient to the advancement of the field. Activities of the committee will include: evaluation and discussion of resources and services, development of activities and programs to improve skills among librarians, and the coordination of liaison activities with other professional organizations as appropriate.
Learn more about the activities of the Communication Studies Committee in the EBSS Manual.
Jodie L. Borgerding and Robin Chin Roemer co-chair the committee. The complete Communication Studies Committee Roster (including previous year and next year's appointments) is on the ACRL Web site (sign in required).
Communication Studies Librarians may wish to join the listserv COMLIB-L which is managed by the University of Illinois Communications Librarian. You may also use the same link to search the COMLIB-L Archives.
Developing information literacy standards for the discipline.
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Communication Studies Committee Virtual Midwinter Meeting
Date: Monday, January 14, 2013
Time: 3:00 p.m. EST.
Place: Adobe Connect Meeting Room (URL to be sent out via ALA Connect, Various Listservs)
- Promotion of the Information Literacy for Journalism Students Standards
- Updates from Subcommittees
- 2013 Annual Media Tour in Chicago
- Updates & Discussion of Next Steps
- Future Projects
- ACRL 2013 in Indianapolis
- AEJMC 2013 in Washington, DC
- Communication Librarian Job Responsibilities Wiki
- New Projects
- Other Business