Research and Statistics Committee


To identify needed research in acquisitions; to explore, develop, and promote a research agenda that focuses on the research needs of the section; to develop programs and activities to encourage the development of research and statistics skills among acquisitions librarians; to coordinate the activities of the section in the field of research and statistics; and to maintain liaisons with appropriate units of the section, division, and association regarding research and statistics activities.


Sally Gibson (Chair, June 15, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Prof. Kimberly Abrams (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Timothy Hagan (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Betty Landesman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Matthew Pavlick (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Simona Gabriela Tabacaru (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Christine McConnell (Staff Liaison, February 12, 2009, to July 1, 2015)

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Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the AS Research and Statistics Committee.  Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1. See the ALCTS Volunteer Page.

Staff Liaison

Christine McConnell
Membership and Publications
1-800-545-2433 x 5037