Authority Control Interest Group (LITA / ALCTS)


Mark V. Scharff (Secretary, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2019)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2018)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2018)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2018. Last retrieved on 02/23/2018. 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