Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group


To provide a forum for discussion regarding effective communication methods and outreach initiatives, including marketing strategies and strategic relationship building, that academic and research libraries utilize to disseminate information about their value, events, services, and resources and to engage the communities they serve.


Sara DeSantis (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Leila June Rod-Welch (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Jillian Christine Eslami (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Tori Golden (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 20, 2021)
Kimberly Shotick (Past Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor (Past Convener, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2020. Last retrieved on 05/29/2023. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.


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As of August 2022, the LMOIG had 1,175 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.


The Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group was established at the 2014 Spring Executive Committee Meeting. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2020 ALA Annual Conference.

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Staff Liaison

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