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Science and Technology Section (STS): About Our Committees

Whether you are a chair, committee member, or prospective member, this is your go-to resource for information about STS committees


To serve as a focus for STS member concerns about science and technology government issues and to cooperate with other ACRL and ALA legislative groups as appropriate.



This committee usually has 8-10 members. See the current roster here. 


Assist co-chairs with planning the online Federal Science Agencies Update presentation, which takes place in early winter, and the in-person Federal Science Agencies Update presentation which takes place at the ALA Annual conference. The Federal Science Agencies Updates provide highlights of new resources, products, and other significant developments through a presentation by a small group of representatives from U.S. government scientific and technical agencies. Other occasional tasks such as updating links to science-related government information on the committee’s LibGuide.

The committee also maintains the STS Government Information Resources guide.

The committee meets 2-3 times per year, with smaller working groups potentially meeting more often.