Circulation/Access Services Discussion Group

Community of Practice: Technology

Charge: To provide a forum for the regular discussion of current issues pertaining to the management of circulation and access services operations in all types of libraries.

Roster

Ms. Whitney R. Vitale (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Michelle Lynn Halla (Secretary, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Kirsten Clark (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Two Discussion Groups a year, one at Midwinter and one at Annual

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Four hours a year - two to work with staff on conference scheduling and two to lead the group meetings

Desired skills, knowledge, experience:

  • Interest or experience with library middle management
  • Small group facilitation skills

Staff contact and role:

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Communication support, discussion group scheduling, etc.

Resources available:

  • Support from community leaders
  • Virtual meeting support
  • ALA Connect