Resources for Committee Work

ALSC on ALA Connect Learn how ALSC is using ALA Connect. Watch videos and get support for committees using ALA Connect. (Updated August 2013)
Best Practices for Virtual Committees - This resource was created by the (META)Morphosis Task Force to assist virtual committees with completing their work.  (September 2012)

Committee Work Plan Template

Division Leadership Manual

Forms (including quarterly report forms and submission status chart)

Orientation webinar for process committee chairs by Julie Dietzel-Glair and Matt McLain (August 2016); Slides from this session are also available.
All new process committee chairs should view this webinar; book and media evaluation committee chairs will have face-to-face orientations at Annual and Midwinter

Pathfinder/FAQ related to committee work (Word doc)

Priority Group Consultant Manual

Chat Transcript PDF (April 9, 2018)
Chat Transcript PDF (November 15, 2017)
(Please disregard the October date on the opening screen of the video. This is indeed a video recording of the August 21 meeting.)

What Does That ALSC Committee Do? - In 2016, the ALSC Organization & Bylaws Committee surveyed ALSC committee chairs on the duties, skills, and communication necessary for the individual work of the committee. The results are available as a PDF.