RBMS Bibliographic Standards Committee

Charge

To serve as the ALA representative of rare book, manuscript and other special collections librarians and curators in all matters involving standards for providing intellectual access to and bibliographic description of those collections; to provide a centralized forum for discussion of issues relating to special collections technical processing, such as description cataloging and provision of intellectual access; to propose and/or develop necessary tools to support these activities; to develop ALA positions on, and provide a continuing review of bibliographic standards for, special collections; to serve as the formal liaison between the special collections community and appropriate units within ALA as well as organizations outside ALA, such as bibliographical networks, for the establishment of standards whereby the unique requirements of special collections may be addressed and to disseminate information pertinent to librarians and others responsible for providing intellectual access to special collections.

Roster

Zoe I. Dobbs
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Jennifer MacDonald
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Erin C. Blake
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Thomas Arthur Wildhagen Boehmer
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mandy Choie
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Patrick M. Crowley
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Jamie Elizabeth Cumby
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Kalan Knudson Davis
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lori L. Dekydtspotter
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Laura Doublet
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Tammy L. Druash
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Stephanie Fell
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Rebecca Flore
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Maria Gorbunova
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Jana Gowan
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Emily Katelyn Grover
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Libby Hertenstein
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ryan Hildebrand
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Yoonha Hwang
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Martha M. Lawler
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Deborah J. Leslie
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Shalley Marshall
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Danijela Matkovic
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Allison M. McCormack
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Martha McTear
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Jean E. Moats
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Iris O'Brien
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Jacqueline L. Parascandola
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Marja Irene Pietilainen-Rom
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Kaelin E. Rasmussen
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Andrea Elizabeth Schuba
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Gina Solares
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Amanda K. Sprochi
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lizzy Walker
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Jennifer K. L. Bradshaw
(Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)

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Composition

The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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.