IRRT Publications Committee

Statement of Role, Purpose, and Function

The role of the IRRT Publications Committee is to recommend to the IRRT Executive Board policy, as well as steps to identify and implement policy, regarding International Leads , the IRRT web site, and any other publishing activity, in any format, originating with the Round Table.

The Subcommittee's purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to the IRRT Executive Board regarding the nature and scope of its publications, including the appointment and review of editors, publications budgets, and the means of publishing. The Committee also serves to oversee and guide editorial practices and operational details of the Round Table's publications, and to stimulate and encourage research and writing which might lead to publication under IRRT auspices.

Descriptions for ALA-World Listserv Administrator, International Leads Editor & Web Site Editor

Please click the following links to find information about the duties and responsibilities of the listserv administrator for ALA-World, Editor for International Leads and Web Site Editor.

ALA-World Listserv Administrator Position Description (opens in MS Word)

International Leads Editor Position Description (opens in MS Word)

IRRT Web Editor Position Description (opens in MS Word)


Lindsay Inge Carpenter (Co-chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) -
University of Maryland, College Park
University Of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Colleen Schalm (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) 
Parkland Regional Library
5404 - 56 Ave.
Lacombe, AB T4L 1G1 CANADA

Work Phone: (403) 782-3850
Fax: (403) 782-4650
Email: cschalm[@]


Donna Ellen Frederick (Member, July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020) 
University Library, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A4 CANADA
Ambrogino Augustino Giusti (Member, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019)
University of Washington Libraries 
Seattle, WA 98105

Ida A. Joiner (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) 
Universal Academy School

Jamie N. Luedtke (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) 
Chicago, IL 60622

Rebecca L. Miller (Newsletter Editor, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019)
Principal Consultant, BiblioDev, LLC

Florence Mugambi (Newsletter Editor, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019)
African Studies Librarian
Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208

Raymond Pun (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
California State University, Fresno
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Gail Alter Sacco (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) 
Voorheesville Public Library
Voorheesville, NY 12186-9609 
Joan S. Weeks (Webmaster, July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019)
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540

Delin R. Guerra (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020
American Library Association 
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Committee Roster (Full contact information requires log in).

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