ACRL/CLS Best Practices Committee


To promote the implementation and use of ACRL standards/guidelines and relevant best practice statements for college and medium-sized academic libraries; identify and track new concerns that arise regarding these documents; investigate mechanisms for evaluating these documents for continuous improvement; disseminate information about best practices through a variety of media; and serve as the group primarily responsible for determining the need for additional relevant documents and revisions to existing documents.


Rebecca Leone Schreiner (Chair) 7/1/2013–6/30/2014
McKendree University
Holman Library
701 College Road
Lebanon, IL 62254-1291
Work Phone: (618) 537-6514
Fax: (618) 537-8411

Jennie Elaine Callas (Member) 7/1/2012–6/30/2014
706 Oak Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
Work Phone: (262) 595-2642
Fax: (804) 752-3135

Mr. Paul Coleman (Member) 7/1/2012–6/30/2014
Po Box 1128
Oneonta, NY 13820-5128
Work Phone: (607) 431-4449
Fax: (607) 431-4457

Rachel C. Crowley (Member) 7/1/2013–6/30/2015
6401 S Connie Ave Apt 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57108-5742
Work Phone: (605) 331-6661

Carolyn Frey (Member) 7/1/2012–6/30/2014
Head of Reference and Instruction
Centre College
600 W Walnut St
Grace Doherty Library/Centre College
Danville, KY 40422-1394
Work Phone: (859) 238-5275
Fax: (859) 236-7925

Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy (Member) 7/1/2013–6/30/2015
Director, Callahan Library
St. Joseph's College
25 Audobon Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772-2327
Work Phone: (631) 687-2629
Fax: (631) 218-7755

Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison) 7/1/2013–6/30/2014
Program Officer
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788
Work Phone: (312) 280-2514
Fax: (312) 280-2520

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Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514