Acquisitions Committee

Charge

To serve as a review and advisory committee for all matters concerning the acquisitions of resources (print, electronic and potential future formats); to act as a clearinghouse for issues of mutual concern to libraries and the information resources industry; to identify, study, and make recommendations or referrals on issues concerning the acquisition of resources in all formats; to gather, organize and disseminate information about advances in the acquisitions field; to communicate committee findings through appropriate channels; to identify and suggest formal liaison with other ALA committees.

This committee is part of the Metadata & Collections Section.

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Roster

Marion Archer (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Christina A. Beis (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Janet Belanger Morrow (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Abigail Bibee (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Cresta H. Craner (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Sara Duff (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Jeff Eller (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Anita Foster (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. George E. Gottschalk (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Lisa Leyser Jochelson (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Kavita S. Mundle (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Dawn Rapoza (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Rayla Tokarz (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Brooke Morris-Chott (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to December 12, 2022)

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About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Ongoing communication of issues related to libraries and the continuing resources industry
  • Recommendations or referrals on issues concerning the acquisition of continuing resources
  • Organize and disseminate information about advances in the continuing resources acquisition field

Expected Time Commitment

  • 2-4 virtual meetings a year

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Interest or experience in acquisitions and continuing resources
  • Familiarity with other groups in this interest area