[Metadatalibrarians] Call for Vice Chair - Creative Ideas in Technical Services Discussion Group, ALCTS

Timothy Ryan Mendenhall tmendenhall at fordham.edu
Wed Mar 21 08:18:26 PDT 2018

Call for Vice Chair:

The Creative Ideas in Technical Services Discussion Group seeks an
interested person to serve as Vice-Chair from July 2018-June 2019 and as
Chair from July 2019-June 2020.

Housed within the Association for Library Collections and Technical
Services division of ALA, the Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest
Group was created to provide a forum to discuss issues related to the
evolution of technical services. The group is especially interested in
exploring the interdependency between departments and the ways in which
technical services affects, and is affected by, technology and publishing

The Chair and Vice Chair work closely together to plan and execute all
aspects of the roundtable discussions that are held during the Interest
Group’s Midwinter and Annual meetings. Tasks include sending call for
proposal emails to listservs, vetting proposals, sending promotional emails
to listservs, coordinating logistics with round table discussion
facilitators, and managing all aspects of the in-person meetings.
Interested people should be able to attend in-person the 2019 and 2020
Midwinter and Annual meetings of ALA.  The Creative Ideas in Technical
Services Interest Group meets at 4:30 pm on the Saturday of both

Those interested in becoming Vice-Chair of the Creative Ideas in Technical
Services Discussion Group should submit a letter of interest that includes:


   A short biographical sketch: who are you and why does this group
   interest you?

   Your availability to attend ALA Midwinter and Annual meetings in 2019
   and 2020

   Your resume or CV as an attachment

Please submit your letter of interest by April 27th, 2018 to Whitney
Buccicone (Chair),  bucciw at uw.edu and Ryan Mendenhall (Vice Chair),
tmendenhall at fordham.edu.

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