Outstanding Books for the College Bound Committee Description

Type: Special

Date of Establishment: Midwinter, 1992. Active once every 5 years.

Membership: 15, including Chair

Qualifications:

  • Current membership in YALSA
  • Experience in evaluating library materials, such as relevant course work, on the job materials evaluation experience, writing reviews and/or relevant articles, previous selection committee experience, etc.
  • Ability to attend both ALA's Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference during your term of appointment on the committee.
  • Ability to dedicate a significant amount of time to seeking out and reading relevant titles.
  • No conflicts of interest in accordance with YALSA’s Award & Selection Committee Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Previous service on a YALSA committee/jury/taskforce is preferred.

For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook.

Term of Office: 1 year

Function: To prepare a revised and updated edition of the outstanding books lists last published.

Procedures: View the committee's the  Policies and Procedures.