Emerging Trends Committee

Community of Practice: Technology

Charge: To explore, promote, and share various new emerging technologies. We will act in an advisory capacity by investigating, evaluating, and providing recommendations on new ways to locate, access, store, and distribute information services.

 

Roster

Kerry Ward (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2022)

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • We will annually investigate, evaluate, and provide recommendations on new ways to locate, access, store, and distribute information and services

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/forecasting
  • 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