Standards Interest Group


To provide a forum for leaders from libraries, vendors and standards organizations to discuss the development of standards relating to library and information technology.


David Brightbill (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2015)
David Lee King (Interest Group Coordinator, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, June 23, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)
Mary Taylor (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 08/20/2014. Last retrieved on 08/20/2014. 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.


Established in 1995; renewed in 2003 and 2005.  To contribute information about the history of this interest group, contact LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at

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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

Valerie Edmonds-Merritt
Phone: (312) 280-4269