American Libraries Advisory Committee


To review and recommend editorial policies for American Libraries and to provide oversight for the implementation of those policies. To communicate with, and operate within, the frameworks established by the ALA Publishing Committee. To serve as a channel for member communication regarding the scope and coverage of American Libraries.


Helen Ruth Adams (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ernie J. Cox (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Joseph M. Eagan (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Tom Bober (Intern, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2016. Last retrieved on 03/28/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The American Libraries Advisory Committee consists of seven members appointed from the membership at large, serving two-year staggered terms and led by a chair who serves a one-year term.