To identify and evaluate issues and trends relating to the use of new technologies designed to support acquisitions and related technical services operations in all types of libraries and to disseminate this information.
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The Acquisitions Technology Committee consists of a chair and 6 members.
Established in 1991 as the Technology for Acquisitions Committee. The committee was originally charged to investigate, analyze, evaluate, and monitor vendor product and service developments regarding acquisition processes and disseminate this information to all potentially relevant constituents, but in 1998 its name and charged changed to its present form.
ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the Acquisitions Technology 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.