Acquisitions Managers and Vendors IG


To stimulate and facilitate the free flow of ideas between and among acquisition librarians and vendors of library materials.


Amira Aaron (Co-Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
James Michael Thompson (Co-Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2012. Last retrieved on 06/24/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The Acquisitions Managers and Vendors Interest Group is led by two co-chairs who serve staggered one-year terms. 


Accepted for affiliation in June 1973.  Formed at the 1985 annual conference by merging the Acquisition of Library Materials Discussion Group and the Bookseller's Discussion Group.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve as chairs of the Acquisitions Managers and Vendors Interest Group.  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

Keri Cascio
ALCTS Executive Director
(800) 545-2433 x5030