ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group


To offer a forum for librarians and other information professionals to discuss as a community:
• Research-based decision-making in professional practice,
• Practical decisions that have been based on research studies, and
• How to establish evidence-based practices based on a very thorough search of the literature and a very through selection and analysis of the retrieved literature.


Dr. Sarah D. DeVille (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Meggan Press (Co-Convenor, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Pascal V. Calarco (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Maggie Clarke (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. V. L.E. Dozier (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Eric Jeitner (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Samantha Thompson-Franklin (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

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ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group List

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The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org