Access Services Interest Group


To provide a broad framework for discussing topics and exploring areas of development in the 
field of Access Services including, but not limited to, circulation, information services, reserves, resource sharing, stacks maintenance, student worker supervision, leadership/management, 
remote storage, and security. To develop and sponsor programs that foster education and 
training opportunities, encourage networking and sharing of initiatives, and contribute to and promote an understanding of access services activities. To provide a national stage for library workers in access services and enhance the overall development of access services 
conversations and programs within ACRL. 


Victoria Scarlett Lieggi (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Lorelei Rose Sterling (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Jeff Hipsher (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Andrew C. Yager (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Lesley Brown (Past Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. H J. Pedelty (Past Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Aleah Price (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 12/10/2023. Last retrieved on 12/10/2023. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.


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Access Services IG Discussion List
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The Access Services Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2015 Summer Virtual Meeting. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2025 ALA Annual Conference.

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Staff Liaison

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