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  1. 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 - 03/01/2017 - 13:25 - Member Groups & Communities

  2. Digital Content Working Group

    Charge Supporting the “Transformation” of libraries is a priority of the Association’s 2015 Strategic Plan, and the rapid shift from print to digital content is one of the more dramatic developments now transforming libraries of all types. New digital for ...

    LGRUENBERG - 10/02/2012 - 15:17 - Member Groups & Communities

  3. Spectrum Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the ODLOS Advisory Committee

    Charge To oversee, coordinate, and support activities of the Spectrum Scholarship Program and related diversity pre-professional development activities; to appoint potential award jurors for the Spectrum selection process; to plan and execute the Spectrum ...

    admin - 02/14/2017 - 13:40 - Member Groups & Communities

  4. Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the ODLOS Advisory Committee

    Charge To oversee, coordinate, and support the diversity research grants program; to oversee the application, selection and notification process; to annually designate a Achievement in Library Diversity Research honoree; to serve as a resource for grant a ...

    admin - 02/14/2017 - 11:38 - Member Groups & Communities

  5. 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 - 01/04/2017 - 12:18 - Member Groups & Communities

  6. Training, Orientation & Leadership Development (TOLD) Committee

    Charge To plan and coordinate training, orientation, and leadership development for member leaders at all levels across the association. To inventory training and orientation modules in divisions, round tables, and other association groups. To coordinate ...

    admin - 11/23/2016 - 12:07 - Member Groups & Communities

  7. IRC Americas Subcommittee

    Charge To promote relations with libraries and librarians in the countries of Latin America, Canada, and the Caribbean and to investigate matters related to these regions as referred by the international relations committee. Roster Miguel A. Garcia-Colon ...

    DGUERRA - 11/21/2013 - 11:51 - Member Groups & Communities

  8. Membership Promotion Task Force

    Charge Along with the 11-member membership committee, these task force members — 11 division representatives, and the 20 round table representatives are charged with promoting ALA membership within their respective units. Roster Lindsay C. Sarin (ACRL Rep ...

    admin - 12/11/2013 - 12:53 - Member Groups & Communities

  9. International Relations Committee (IRC)

    Charge To have full responsibility for the association's international relations programs and initiatives; to work with the international relations round table, division international relations committees, and other units of the association in promot ...

    admin - 09/08/2016 - 15:03 - Member Groups & Communities

  10. Intellectual Freedom Committee (IFC)

    Charge To recommend such steps as may be necessary to safeguard the rights of library users, libraries, and librarians, in accordance with the first amendment to the United States Constitution and the Library Bill of Rights as adopted by the ALA Council. ...

    admin - 09/06/2016 - 10:12 - Member Groups & Communities