Committee on Holdings Information


To address and study matters related to holdings information for all formats, with special attention to standards, use and functionality in the exchange and use of holdings information in and among systems. Interests include the application of holdings information wherever it appears, including in local catalogs, group catalogs, union catalogs, and knowledge bases. The committee will collaborate with ALA and ALCTS committees with related interests.


Lynnette M. Fields (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Shelley Almgren (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Brian John Falato (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Lynnette M. Fields (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Tim Hagan (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Violeta Ilik (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Danielle Watters Westbrook (Virtual Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Julie Reese (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2018)
Charles Wilt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to February 13, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2014. Last retrieved on 06/20/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


Library Holdings Resources. The Committee on Holdings Information recommends the following sources for information about recording holdings information.


The Committee on Holdings Information consists of 4 members and 1 CONSER liaison appointed by ALCTS serving one- or two-year terms and led by a chairperson.


The Committee officially changed name from: Union List of Serials Committee to: Committee on Holdings Information in 2007. The name change was approved by ALCTS at Midwinter of 2007 and took effect beginning with ALA Annual Conference 2007.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the CRS Holdings Information 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.

Staff Liaison

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