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  1. Committee on Literacy

    Charge To develop and recommend the association's policies related to the promotion of literacy; to develop and encourage the development of programs, educational opportunities, and other resources that assist librarians and libraries in promoting li ...

    admin - 11/01/2017 - 09:57 - About ALA

  2. Committee on Accreditation (COA)

    Charge To be responsible for the execution of the accreditation program of ALA, and to develop and formulate standards of education for library and information studies for the approval of council. Roster Dr. Terry L. Weech (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30 ...

    admin - 10/26/2017 - 12:30 - About ALA

  3. Selecting an IR Platform: Options, Approaches, and Implications

    An ALCTS Webcast. This webcast explores the basics of determining the right IR platform for your institution. benefits and drawbacks of open-source vs. commercial platforms and hosted vs local installations determining what level of local technical expert ...

    admin - 05/23/2017 - 11:17 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Yours, Mine, Ours? Copyright Ownership and IRs

    An ALCTS webcast. Assessing who owns intellectual property (IP) has become a global obsession and often a necessity in the university and library communities, particularly for copyrighted works. The intense focus on ownership has not altered a longstandin ...

    admin - 05/23/2017 - 10:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Making the Most of Your Descriptive Metadata: Planning, Transforming, and Re-using

    An ALCTS Webcast. Metadata is essential for organizing, searching, and managing information resources, particularly as libraries expand their efforts in making their collections available on the web. Libraries are populating institutional repositories wit ...

    admin - 05/23/2017 - 11:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. You Want Me to Select for What? Getting Started in a New Area

    An ALCTS Webcast. Librarians are often assigned collection development responsibilities in unfamiliar subject areas, then struggle to learn about new subjects, assess local needs, and identify major publishers. Even experienced selectors can find a new su ...

    admin - 05/23/2017 - 11:32 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Budget Analysis & Review Committee (BARC)

    Charge To review the proposed budget, as forwarded by the ALA executive board, in the context of the ALA strategic plan, annual priorities and budget assumptions; to review the financial performance of the association and the budget impact of potential ac ...

    admin - 09/18/2017 - 10:24 - About ALA

  8. EBSS Curriculum Materials Committee

    Charge To examine areas of concern in curriculum materials administration; to explore the possibilities for improving curriculum materials administration (including selection, acquisition, classification, reference and retrieval, automation aspects, circu ...

    admin - 09/14/2017 - 23:24 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  9. Instruction Section Communication Committee (ACRL-ISCOM)

    Composition All IS standing committee and task force chairs and members are appointed for the coming year by the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of the Section. It is the general policy of the Section to appoint to the committees and task forces a combination of e ...

    admin - 09/14/2017 - 23:24 - This site (Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL))

  10. Scholarships & Study Grants Committee (SSGC)

    Charge The ALA Scholarships and Study Grants Committee shall make recommendations to the Executive Board and the ALA Council on all policies relating to ALA scholarships, study grants, conference sponsorships or research grants to be made or sponsored by ...

    admin - 08/07/2017 - 11:45 - About ALA