ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Committee

Charge

To oversee and coordinate ACRL's Value of Academic Libraries 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, advocacy, and consultation services and in developing the ACRL Value website; and monitor and assess the effectiveness of the Value Initiative.

Roster

Dr. Rebecca Croxton (Chair, July 1, 2021, to July 31, 2022)
Dr. Jung Mi Scoulas (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Monika Chavez (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Jung Mi Scoulas (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2021, to July 31, 2022)
YAIMA Ballester Cabrera (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Kathleen Kim Bell (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Polly D. Boruff-Jones (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Spencer Brayton (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Mr. Jeffrey Scott Bullington (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Monika Chavez (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Mrs. Joanie Douglas Chavis (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Rebecca Croxton (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Sarah D. DeVille (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Mark Emmons (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Michael Flierl (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Dr. Beate Gersch (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Harold Goss, JR. (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Starr Hoffman (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Mrs. Lauren Holmes (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lizah Ismail (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Dr. Abigail Mann (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Fabio Montella (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. JoAnn F. Murphy (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Ms. JoAnn F. Murphy (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Keith Nichols (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Megan Jane Oakleaf (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Dr. Megan Jane Oakleaf (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Joseph Pirillo (Member, July 1, 2021, to July 31, 2022)
Eric Resnis (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lamonica Sanford (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Lamonica Sanford (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Matthew Shaw (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Jennifer E. Steele (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Maurini R. Strub (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Patrick Tomlin (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Nola P. Walker (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Mrs. Jennifer Washburn (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Andrea Wright (Member, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)
Jen-chien Yu (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Alessia Zanin-Yost (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Holt Zaugg (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Andrea M. Falcone (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2022)
Prof. Brandy Whitlock (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Jessica Brangiel (Board Liaison, July 1, 2021, to July 31, 2022)
Jessica Brangiel (Board Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to July 31, 2022)
Ms. Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)

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Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, a vice-chair and three members).
  • Ex-officio members include assessment licensed workshops presenter coordinator and Standards for Libraries in Higher Education licensed workshop presenter coordinator.
  • Vice-Chair serves as ex-officio member to the Project Outcome for Academic Libraries Editorial Board.
  • 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.

Specific Tasks

  • Post regularly to the VAL Blog.
  • Provide advisory service to grant funded projects related to ACRL Value Initiative.

Origin

The Value of Academic Libraries was established by the ACRL Executive Committee at the 2011 Spring Executive meeting. 

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

 

Staff Liaison

Mary Jane Petrowski
Associate Director
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
Work: 312-280-2523
E-mail: mpetrowski@ala.org