Management Practices Committee

Community of Practice: Technology

Charge: To collect, organize, and disseminate information on management practices for all types of libraries.

Roster

Kerry Ward (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022)

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Focus on the management of technology and applications, rather than theory
  • Encourage research and the development of standards

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Eight hours per year in either virtual meetings or at ALA conferences

Desired skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Understanding or interest in library technolgy/applications
  • Research skills

Staff Contact and roles:

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Virtual meeting support
  • Community leaders
  • ALA Connect