ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee


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.


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)
Monika Glowacka-Musial (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Matthew Knight (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Kelly Anne McCusker (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Carla S. Myers (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)

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  • 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.

Activties and Resources

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


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."

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.


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