Responsible for creating and updating a biennial environmental scan for the association that encompasses trends in academic librarianship, higher education, and the broader environment, e.g., economic, demographic, political, for release at the ACRL conference. Identifies the “ACRL Top 10 Trends" for release every two years in non-ACRL conference years.
Writes reports, "top trends" and "environmental scan," in alternating years.
January, July, November, December
2-4 hours per month
Writing skills, research skills, interest in contemporary trends in libraries/archives & higher education.
This is a committee where you get things done. If you're interested in having a consistent project, this is a good committee.
There is flexibility/creativity in what topics are tackled, so you have the opportunity to bring your ideas to the work.
Questions answered by 2021-2022 Chair/Co-Chair