Research and Statistics Committee


To identify and evaluate needed research in acquisitions and the development of statistics skills among acquisitions librarians and to disseminate this information; to maintain liaisons with appropriate units of the section, division, and association regarding research and statistics activities; and to coordinate the activities of the section in the field of research and statistics.


Prof. Kimberly Abrams (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Tim Hagan (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Betty Landesman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Cheryl Aine Morrison (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
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 September 30, 2015)

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The AS Research and Statistics Committee consists of a chair and six members.

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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.