African-American Studies Librarians Interest Group

Charge

Provides the resources—ideas, programs, discussion forums and networking opportunities—to support the development of African American Studies librarianship and resources in academic and research libraries.

Roster

Ms. Glenda M. Alvin
(Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Eddie Hughes, III
(Incoming Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Valerie Amele Tagoe
(Past Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Megan R. Griffin
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Resources

ALA Connect Community

African-American Studies Librarians IG Discussion List
This discussion list is currently hosted through ALA Connect. In order to post to the list you will need to join the group’s ALA Connect Community and address all discussion list email messages to the Connect discussion list address ALA-acrlaaslig@ConnectedCommunity.org.

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Composition

Interest Group membership is comprised of members in the ALA Connect space. Join the space above to join the group.

Origin

The African-American Studies Librarians Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting. Prior to this, the AASL IG was the African American Studies Section (AFAS).

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org

Get Involved

Join the Interest Group, see above under "resources."