Changes to ALCTS CMDS: In Process

Fall 2010

After a a year of survey and discussion, CMDS is restructuring and changing its name to Collection Management Section (CMS). Find more information on the process in theĀ  Tranisition FAQ.

New Name

ALCTS Collection Management Section (CMS)

New Mission Statement for Section

To provide a forum for members whose interests pertain to managing collections including establishing policies and procedures, budgeting, selecting and evaluating resources, and strategic planning in all types of libraries.

New Committee Structure

6 standing committees instead of 8

CURRENT NEW
Administration of Collection Development Committee Becomes an IG
Nominating Committee (nc) Nominating Committee
Executive Committee (nc) Executive Committee
Publications Committee (nc) Publications Committee
Education Committee Continuing Education Committee
Policy & Planning Committee Planning Committee
Collection Assessment Committee Becomes an IG
Collection Development & Electronic Resources Committee Becomes an IG
Coutts Award Jury (nc) Coutts Award Jury
(nc)=no change

NEW Interest Group Structure

CURRENT NEW
Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner IG Collection Management for Selectors IG
Collection Development Librarians of Academic Libraries IG
AND
Administration of Collection Development Committee
Collection Management in Academic Libraries IG
Collection Management in Public Libraries IG (nc) Collection Management in Public Libraries IG
Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries IG (nc) Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries IG
Collection Assessment Committee Collection Evaluation & Assessment IG
Collection Development & Electronic Rsources Committee Collection Management & Electronic Resources IG
(nc)=no change

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