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  1. Committee on Organization (COO)

    Charge To advise and assist regarding structural and organizational concerns in ALA. To recommend to council the establishment or discontinuance of divisions, round tables, membership initiative groups, ALA committees, assemblies and joint committees, as ...

    admin - 02/13/2019 - 13:20 - About ALA

  2. Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE)

    Charge The council committee on professional ethics shall augment the Code of Ethics by explanatory interpretations and additional statements, prepared by this committee or elicited from other units of ALA. When units of the association develop statements ...

    admin - 02/06/2019 - 15:40 - About ALA

  3. Committee on Literacy

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

    admin - 02/06/2019 - 16:05 - About ALA

  4. Loleta D. Fyan Grant Jury

    Charge An annual award of up to $5,000 presented to a library, library school, association, unit or chapter of ALA, or an individual for the development and improvement of public libraries and the services they provide. Donated by the estate of Loleta D. ...

    NROSE - 07/18/2017 - 10:49 - About ALA

  5. Carroll Preston Baber Award Research Grant Jury

    Charge The Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant is given annually to one or more librarians or library educators who will conduct innovative research that could lead to an improvement in services to any specified group(s) of people. The project should aim ...

    NROSE - 07/18/2017 - 10:49 - About ALA

  6. IRC Europe Subcommittee

    Charge To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Europe and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the international relations committee. Roster Dr. Sharon L. Bostick (Co-Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30 ...

    DGUERRA - 06/21/2018 - 10:52 - About ALA

  7. Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship (COSWL)

    Charge To officially represent the diversity of women's interest within ALA and to ensure that the association considers the rights of the majority (women) in the library field. To promote and initiate the collection, analysis, dissemination, and coo ...

    admin - 11/28/2018 - 15:22 - About ALA

  8. IFC Privacy Subcommittee

    Charge The Intellectual Freedom Committee 's Privacy Subcommittee monitors ongoing privacy developments in technology (in cooperation with the Library Information Technology Association  (LITA)), politics and legislation (in cooperation with the Comm ...

    NPEREZ - 07/18/2017 - 10:49 - About ALA

  9. E-rate Task Force

    Charge In January 2006, the Committe on Legislation passed a resolution reaffirming support of the universal service and the E-rate discounts for libraries and schools and establishing an ALA presidentially-appointed task force to work with the Schools an ...

    admin - 07/27/2018 - 12:29 - About ALA

  10. Planning and Budget Assembly (PBA)

    Charge To assist the ALA Executive Board and the Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC), there shall be a Planning and Budget Assembly which shall consist of one representative of each division, ALA committee, round table, and five councilors-at-larg ...

    SJOY - 07/18/2017 - 10:49 - About ALA