ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee

Charge

To oversee and coordinate ACRL's Research and Scholarly Environment Initiative as described in the strategic plan; work with the ACRL Board and other ACRL units in creating a comprehensive effort including coalition building, professional development, publications, research, and advocacy and in developing the ACRL research and scholarly communications website; and monitor and assess the effectiveness of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Initiative.

Roster

Dr. Jack Hang-tat Leong
(Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Amanda Nichols Hess
(Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Nicky Agate
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Tina Baich
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Jason Burton
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Jill Cofield
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Sheila Craft-Morgan
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Chelsee M. Dickson
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Karen Stoll Farrell
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Monika Glowacka-Musial
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
April Hathcock
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Rachel A. Knapp
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Matthew Knight
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Olga Koz, Librarian Professor
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Brianna Marshall
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Kelly Anne McCusker
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Christina M. Miskey
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ryan William Otto
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Shilpa Rele
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Anneliese Taylor
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mira P. Waller
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Carla S. Myers
(Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ngoc-Yen Tran
(Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Yasmeen Shorish
(Board Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Erin Nevius
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Composition
  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Ex-officio members include scholarly communication licensed workshops road show presenter coordinator and research data management licensed workshops presenter coordinator and the convenor(s) of the Scholarly Communication Discussion Group.
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee
  • Since it is important that the vice-chair/chair be knowledgeable about the responsibilities and concerns of the committee, it is suggested that the committee vice-chair/chair be selected from the existing committee membership.
Origin

In 2005, the ACRL Board approved a revised charge for the Scholarly Communications Committee that specified, "the committee will make formal recommendations to the Government Relations Committee prior to Midwinter for the ACRL Legislative Agenda."

Activties and Resources

Learn more about the committee's current activities and resources on ACRL's scholarly communication webpage.

Staff Liaison

Erin Nevius

Content Strategist

Association of College & Research Libraries

American Library Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300

Chicago, IL 60601-7616

Work Phone: 312-280-2516

Email: enevius@ala.org

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.