Editor of "BRASS Notes"

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Editor, "BRASS Notes" Column of RUSA Update

The editor of "BRASS Notes" in RUSA Update is an ex-officio nonvoting member of the BRASS Executive Committee and the BRASS Publications Committee. The "BRASS Notes" Editor is responsible for attending both of the BRASS Executive Committee meetings at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and at the ALA Annual Conference. At these meetings the "BRASS Notes" editor listens to reports, contributes ideas, and gathers information.

As editor of "BRASS Notes" in RUSA Update, this person is responsible for:

  • maintaining communication with the various committees and the Discussion Group within BRASS
  • writing and editing the "BRASS Notes" column in RUSA Update
  • working with the RUSA Update editor and BRASS Chair to provide four columns of "BRASS Notes" per year in a timely manner.

The Brass Executive Committee and the members of BRASS affirm their roles of non-interference with editorial decisions of the "BRASS Notes" editor as articulated in "ALA Policy Manual" section 10.2 and " RUSA Update Editorial Policies".