ACRL/Arts Publications and Research Committee


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.


Mrs. Ariel K. Turner (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Christine Brown (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Claudia Trevathan Covert (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Melanie Emerson (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Bridget F. O'Donnell (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Shannon Marie Robinson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Displaying active committee roster as of 05/28/2016. Last retrieved on 05/28/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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