Management Practices Committee

Community of Practice: Technology

Charge: To collect, organize, and disseminate information on management practices for all types of libraries.

Roster

Lisa M. Smith (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Frederick Barnhart (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Katherine Strober Dabbour (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Derek Dolby (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Timothy A. Hackman (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Mary Anne Hodel (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Robyn K. Huff-Eibl (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Cinthya Ippoliti (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Michele Lauer-Bader (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Katherine Makens (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Andrew See (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Marcy L. Simons (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
William H. Weare, JR. (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Focus on the management of technology and applications, rather than theory
  • Encourage research and the development of standards

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Eight hours per year in either virtual meetings or at ALA conferences

Desired skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Understanding or interest in library technolgy/applications
  • Research skills

Staff Contact and roles:

  • 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. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Virtual meeting support
  • Community leaders
  • ALA Connect