RSS: Research and Statistics


To collect, analyze, and disseminate information on current research needs and statistical procedures in the fields of reference and information services; to sponsor an annual reference research forum.


Martha Adkins (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Meg Galasso (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Jennifer Hunter (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Qiana M. Johnson (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Deborah Ripley (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Joseph A. Thompson, JR. (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)

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