From ALCTS

2007 ALCTS Election Results

Election results are now available for ALCTS officers and councilors. Congratulations to the winners.

Division

Vice-President/President Elect (2007-2010)

M. Dina Giambi (University of Delaware)

Director at Large (2007-2010)

Beth Picknally Camden (University of Pennsylvania)

ACQUISTIONS SECTION

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2007-2010)

Robert Alan (Pennsylvania State University)

Member at Large (2007- 2010)

Sherry Sullivan (H.W. Wilson Company)

Secretary (2007-2010)

Jeanne Harrell (Texas A&M University)

CATALOGING AND CLASSIFICATION SECTION

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2007-2010)

Matthew Beacom (Yale University)

Member at Large (2007-2010)

Diane Baden (Boston College)

Secretary (2007-2010)

Anton (Tony) Olson (Northwestern University)

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT SECTION

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2007-2010)

Genevieve Owens (Williamsburg Regional Library, VA)

Member at Large (2007-2010)

Susan Thomas (Indiana University-South Bend)

COUNCIL OF REGIONAL GROUPS

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2007-2010)

Janet Lee Smeltzer (University of Maryland-Baltimore County)

Secretary (2007-2009)

Sue Anderson (Eastern Washington University)

PRESERVATION AND REFORMATTING SECTION

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2007-2010)

Walter Cybulski (National Library of Medicine)

Member at Large (2007-2010)

Mary Ellen Starmer (University of Tennessee)

Secretary (2007-2010)

Jean Ann Croft (University of Pittsburgh)

SERIALS SECTION

Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2007-2010)

Felicity Dykas (University of Missouri)

Member at Large (2007- 2010)

Maggie Horn (SUNY-Albany)

COUNCILORS-AT-LARGE (2007-2010)

John C. DeSantis

Allene Hayes

Janet Swan Hill

Bernard A. Margolis

Cristina Ramirez

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New Discussion List for the Electronic Resources Management Interest Group

The LITA/ALCTS Electronic Resources Management Interest Group (ERMIG) promotes and enables the exchange of information and discussion among librarians, publishers, electronic resource management system vendors and related service organizations concerning issues related to the management of electronic resources. ERMIG is open to all ALA members and the mailing list is open to anyone. Visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/info/lita-erm to subscribe.

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From ALA

2007 ALA Presidential Election Results

James Rettig, university librarian at the University of Richmond (Virginia), has been elected president of the American Library Association (ALA) for the 2008-2009 term. Rettig will become president-elect in July 2007, and will assume the ALA presidency in July 2008, following the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif. He will serve a one-year term as president and a one-year term as Immediate Past President. Find the ALA press release online.

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Barbara A. Macikas Appointed Executive Director of ASCLA and RUSA

Barbara A. Macikas has been appointed as the executive director of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) and the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), divisions of the American Library Association. She began her work with ASCLA and RUSA on May 21, 2007.

Ms. Macikas served as Deputy Executive Director of the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association, since 2000. Before joining the PLA staff, Barbara was a consultant with Association and Event Management (Homewood, IL), managing and marketing trade shows, conferences and special events for nonprofits.