CMS Publications Committee


To initiate and refer to the appropriate CMS committees suggestions for new or revised publications or, in the absence of an appropriate committee, develop the publication through a subcommittee of the publications committee; to review, advise on, and approve publication proposals and draft manuscripts produced as a result of section committee activity; to refer approved proposals and manuscripts to the ALCTS publications committee and monitor their progress through the publication process; to provide the section vice-chair with annual budget estimates for any publications to be issued by the section.


Ms. Emily Anne Prather-Rodgers (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Elizabeth Fuseler Avery (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Miranda Henry Bennett (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Anna DeVore (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Prof. Angela Dresselhaus (Member, July 1, 2013, to May 1, 2014)
Mr. James Galbraith (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. David Scott Gibbs (Member, July 1, 2013, to February 18, 2015)
Heath Martin (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Geoffrey W. Morse (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Edward F. Lener (Virtual Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Robin Elise Champieux (BLOG Coordinator, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Helene C. Williams (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2015)
Christine McConnell (Staff Liaison, March 1, 2005, to September 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2013. Last retrieved on 05/20/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The committee consists of seven members drawn from the membership and led by a chair, who also serves as the CMS representative to the ALCTS Publications Committee.


Established in 1991 as the Publications and Publicity Committee, but the name was changed to the Publications Committee at ALA Midwinter 2000.

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ALCTS values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the CMS Publications Committee. Members contribute to CMS and ALCTS by reviewing, advising on, and approving or disapproving publication proposals and manuscripts.