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. 


Ms. Joyce Garczynski (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Alan Aldrich (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mary E. Feeney (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
April Marie Hines (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. Van C. Houlson (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Nia Lam (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Catherine Helen Michael (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Chimene Elise Tucker (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2013. Last retrieved on 06/24/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

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

Work: 312-280-2514
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org