EBSS Reference Sources and Services Committee


To encourage communication among and the professional development of reference librarians working in the areas of education and the behavioral sciences; to serve as resource persons and advocates to publishers and vendors producing reference materials in these disciplines; and to conduct projects to improve academic library reference services in these areas leading to publications including but not limited to: articles, websites such as LibGuides, and more.


Ms. Allison Faix
(Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Sarah Brooks Cohn
(Vice-Chair, February 15, 2024, to June 30, 2024)
Hui - Fen Chang
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Linda Kott
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dusty Ross
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Natalia Umaña
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)

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Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton

Program Officer

Association of College & Research Libraries

American Library Association

E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.