Academic Librarians Committee

Charge

This committee will serve as a forum to address the professional needs and concerns of history and humanities librarians working in academic institutions. It will focus on issues of interest such as instruction and information literacy, collection development and assessment, digital pedagogy and scholarship, and mentoring for new librarians.

Roster

Amanda Binder (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Malia Willey (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Erica A. Bruchko (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Elizabeth De Coster (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Livia Lee Garza (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Heidi Gauder (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Kristen Coan Howard (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Michael Andrew Kicey (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Cynthia Robin Levine (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Cynthia Robin Levine (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Scott Libson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Sarah Meisch (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Celestina Savonius-Wroth (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Bill Ladewski (RUSA Executive Director, October 8, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Ninah Moore (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2099)

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Composition

See RUSA or Section bylaws.

Find us in Connect

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Origin

See committee charge.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members of RUSA are welcome to volunteer to serve on this or any of RUSA's many committees. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee, be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee, and be able to work between conferences via email and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on a RUSA committee by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1. 

Staff Liaison

Ninah Moore

Training and Events Coordinator

nmoore@ala.org