Resources for Committee Work

Communication

ALSC on ALA Connect Learn how ALSC is using ALA Connect. Watch videos and get support for committees using ALA Connect. (Updated May 2018)

Forms

Forms (including quarterly report forms and submission status chart via Airtable)

Manuals, Guides, FAQs

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)

Meetings

Chat Transcript PDF (April 9, 2018)
Chat Transcript PDF (November 15, 2017)
Priority Group Consultants & Committee Chairs Meeting (August 21, 2017) ... Note: Please disregard the October date on the opening screen of this recording. This is indeed a video recording of the August 21 meeting.

Orientations

2018 PGC/Chair Orientation hosted by Jamie Campbell Naidoo, ALSC 2017-18 Vice President/2018-19 President 
Chat Transcript from this session is also available.
All new committee chairs and PGC's should view this video; book and media evaluation committee chairs will have face-to-face orientations at Annual and Midwinter.

Orientation webinar for process committee chairs by Julie Dietzel-Glair and Matt McLain (August 2016)
Slides from this session are also available.

Miscellaneous

Core Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth in Public Libraries

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.