Librarianship in For-Profit Educational Institutions Discussion Group


  • A forum for librarians in for-profit educational institutions to network, share knowledge, and collaborate on tasks, direction, and issues specific to their roles within the for-profit education industry.
  • Discussions and programs related to identifying best practices, trends, and technologies aiding librarians for alignment with institutional outcomes, student learning objectives, accreditation standards, government principles, and other guidelines specific to the for-profit higher education industry.
  • Information and education to libraries and other academic professionals about the role of librarians in for-profit educational institutions.
  • Advocacy for librarians and library resources and services in for-profit educational institutions and the field of librarianship and academia as a whole.


Aleah Price (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025)

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The Librarianship in For-Profit Educational Institutions Discussion Group, formally known as the Librarianship in For-Profit Educational Intererst Group, was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2020 Fall Executive Meeting.

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Staff Liaison

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