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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 coordinate the section’s publishing activities. This includes writing, editing and publishing the section newsletter and other documents produced by the Section as a whole, regardless of their format. Serve as a resource for the publishing needs of STS committees.


The Publications Committee usually has ten to twelve members (see current committee roster). The Committee meets virtually throughout the year as needed with a minimum of two meetings, during ALA Midwinter and ALA Annual. Members are not required to attend those conferences in person.


The Publications Committee oversees all of the section’s publishing activities and is responsible for publishing the STS Signal, managing the STS-L discussion list, serving as webmaster for the STS website, liaising with the editors of Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, and coordinating the STS LibGuides.