Role of the Professional Librarian in Technical Services Interest Group


Provides a forum to discuss common issues surrounding the role of professional librarians in technical services and professional activities such as training, project management, research, assessment, supervision, or hiring in the technical services area of academic research libraries.

This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Interest Group Leaders

Amy L. Fry (Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Marina Morgan (Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Gregory Ferguson (Co Vice-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Alayne Mundt (Co Vice-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, December 7, 2020, to October 5, 2022)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2022. Last retrieved on 12/08/2023. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.



The group's conveners have committed to providing the following activities throughout the year:

  • Facilitate year-round discussion in the ALA Connect group;
  • Host at least one Core-wide e-Fforum on a topic of broad interest within our area of focus;
  • Submit a program for consideration to be presented at the Core Exchange, Core Forum, or ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Interest group members do not need to be members of Core, or even of ALA. Anyone with an ALA account can join a Core interest group in ALA Connect. Conveners must be Core members, but anyone can join or leave an interest group at any time.