ACRL Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL) Editorial Board

Charge

The editorial board is charged to serve in an advisory capacity to ACRL staff regarding Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL) resources, content, and investments.

Special Tasks:

  • Review the TATIL test questions on an annual basis.
  • Significant updates will be needed when the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education is updated on 5-year intervals.
  • Consult with other ACRL Committees, specifically Student Learning and Information Literacy and Value of Academic Libraries Committee, as needed.
  • Review feedback from TATIL users in order to:
  • Advise on creation and revision of resources.
  • Advise on development of new online or in-person training materials.
  • Advise on investment and prioritization of improvements and new features in the tool.

Roster

Merinda Kaye Hensley (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Joseph W. Aubele (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Carrie Forbes (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Kate L. Ganski (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Samantha Godbey (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Lindsay Matts-Benson (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Erika Montenegro (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Silvia Si Wing Vong (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Darren Ilett (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Allison Payne (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Erin L. Ellis (Board Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Gena Parsons-Diamond (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Composition

The Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL) Editorial Board composition requires:

  • 1 chair, typically the previous year’s vice-chair.
  • 1 vice-chair who serves a one-year term as vice chair and one year term as chair.
  • 6-8 members in addition to chair and ex-officio members with appointments staggered to provide continuity.
  • Members should ideally represent the main institution types (community colleges, baccalaureate-granting colleges, master’s granting institutions, doctoral-granting universities, and independent research libraries).
  • Two-year terms for members.
  • Members to serve no more than two consecutive terms, except for the chair, who may serve up to two terms after assuming the chair but no more than a total of six years on the board. The chair is appointed from among regular members of the board by the Publications Coordinating Committee.
  • Members should include those who are:
    • Familiar with TATIL to ensure they are familiar with the intent and functionality of the system.
    • Have broad knowledge of assessment and information literacy.
  • Editorial Board criteria is detailed in the ACRL Guide to Policies and Procedures.
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Publications Coordinating Committee.

Origin

The ACRL Board of Directors, at its June 24, 2023, ACRL Board of Directors Meeting II approved the Threshold Achievement Test for Information Literacy (TATIL) Editorial Board.

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

Gena Parsons-Diamond
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
Work: 312-280-2512
Email: gparsonsdiamond@ala.org