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. 


Jodie L. Borgerding (Co-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Robin Chin Roemer (Co-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Rosalind Alexander (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Lisa A. Chinn (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Joyce Garczynski (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Tiffany Anderson Hebb (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mr. Van C. Houlson (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Chimene Elise Tucker (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2012. Last retrieved on 05/31/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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Megan Griffin
Program Officer
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