Authority Control Interest Group (LITA / ALCTS)


Christina Hennessey (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Nathan B. Putnam (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Richard Lee Guinn (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Elaine M. Winske (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Paul Keith (Interest Group Coordinator, February 18, 2014, to June 30, 2014)
Suzhen Chen (Web Coordinator, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Damian Iseminger (Music Lib Assoc Representative, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Displaying active committee roster as of 04/18/2014. Last retrieved on 04/18/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


Interest groups are completely self-initiated and not appointed by LITA officers.  Membership consists of any number of participants and is open to LITA members.  The leadership of each group is selected by the group.  The Authority Control Interest Group is a joint interest group consisting of members from LITA and ALCTS - Cataloging & Classification Section.


Established in 1984; renewed in 1988, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2006, and 2009.  To contribute information about the history of this interest group, contact LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at

Get Involved

Interest groups are open to all LITA members.  Conference attendance is not required.  To join a group, contact the chair, attend meetings, and get involved with their activities and discussions.  See contact information in the above roster by logging into the site and clicking your browser refresh button.  If you need help, contact the LITA office at

Staff Liaison

Melissa Prentice
Phone: (312) 280-4268