Technical Services Interest Group


  • To provide a broad framework for information exchange on current developments and activities related to technical services including, but not limited to, collection development, collection management, acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To develop programs and foster and sponsor education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of acquisitions, metadata services and resource discovery and delivery in academic libraries; To better connect technical services librarians with ACRL and to enhance technical services.


David A. Van Kleeck
(Convener, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Laurie Palumbo
(Incoming Convener, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Marina Morgan
(Past Convener, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Lauren Carlton
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

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Technical Services IG Discussion List
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Subcommitees and Task Forces

As of August 2020, the TSIG had 848 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.


The Technical Services Interest Group was established at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2025 ALA Annual Conference.

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association

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