Media Resources Discussion Group


To provide assistance in the planning, selection, distribution, and use of electronic media resources and services; to promote the use of electronic media as resources for instruction and scholarly research; to further cooperation among computing services, media departments, and libraries in the academic environment; to encourage and support the scholarly study of media; to support current and continuing education for media librarianship; and to encourage cooperation with other groups, committees, and associations.


Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/25/2021. Last retrieved on 09/25/2021. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


ALA Connect Community

Media Resources Discussion Group Discussion List:
To join the Media Resources Discussion Group’s discussion list, please join the group’s ALA Connect community.

All ALA members automatically have an ALA Connect account connected to their ALA login.  Non-members are welcome to create a free Connect account and have access to numerous resources, including being able to join this discussion group’s community. Here is a direct link to create an account. Please visit the Connect FAQ page for more information.

Once you have joined this Connect community, you can post to the list by sending an email to or by creating a new post directly in the Connect community.


Discussion Groups are composed of group leaders (conveners) and are open to all members based on interest. Only the conveners appear on the roster.


The Media Resources Discussion Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors in June 2001.

Get Involved

Join a Discussion Group
If you would like to join the Media Resources Discussion Group or have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics, please contact the convener(s).

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association