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Library Professional Development

ALA

American Library Association

Committees, Volunteer Resources & Opportunities

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Jennifer Bazeley
  • Laura Birkenhauer
  • Ginny Boehme
  • Craig Boman
  • Susan Hurst
  • Eric Resnis
  • Andy Revelle  (LIRT, President)
  • Rob Withers
  • Lori Chapin 
  • Carla Myers (OITP Advisory Committee’s Copyright Education Subcommittee, Committee on Legislation Copyright Subcommittee)
  • Eric Johnson (ALA- MAGIRT, ALA- IFRT publications)

ALCTS

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services

A division of ALA

Members at Miami University Libraries:

LITA

Library and Information Technology Association

A division of ALA

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Jennifer Bazeley
  • Craig Boman (Web Coordinating Committee Member, 2016-2018)
  • Eric Johnson

LLAMA

Library Leadership & Management Association

A division of ALA

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Jennifer Bazeley
  • Craig Boman
  • Bill Modrow
  • Eric Resnis
  • Rob Withers - MAES (Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation Section) Data Collection for Library Managers Committee

RUSA

Reference & User Services Association

A division of ALA

Members at Miami University Libraries:

Joint Council of Librarians of Color, Inc.

The five ethnic affiliates of ALA have collaborated to officially form the Joint Council of Librarians of Color, Inc.(JCLC Inc.), a nonprofit organization that advocates for and addresses the common needs of the ethnic affiliates.

The five affiliates are:

NISO

National Information Standards Organization

MUL is not a NISO member, but most NISO webinars are discounted for NASIG members. Contact Jennifer Bazeley (who belongs to NASIG) if interested in discounted webinar registration.

Code4Lib

https://code4lib.org/

Miami University Libraries members:

  • Craig Boman

ACRL

Association of College & Research Libraries

A division of ALA

Members at Miami University Libraries:

IAML & MLA (Music)

International Association of Music Libraries (MUL is an institutional member)

Music Library Association (MLA) - US Branch of IAML

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Jennifer Bazeley (MLA)

ARLIS/NA (Art)

Art Libraries Society of North America

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Stefanie Hilles

LOEX

Library Orientation Exchange

Membership benefits include access to LOEX Quarterly, priority registration for LOEX conferences and access to LOEX Currents.

SPARC

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

An international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication.

Miami University is a FULL member

Follow on social media: Twitter = @SPARC_NA

COAPI

Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions

We are institutional members. Carla Myers serves as our representative.

ALAO

Academic Library Association of Ohio

The Ohio chapter of ACRL

Newsletter

Interest Groups:

  • Assessment
  • Collection Management
  • Curriculum Materials Center
  • Distance Learning
  • Instruction
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Special Collections and Archives
  • Support Staff
  • Technical, Electronic and Digital Services

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Jennifer Bazeley (Conference Planning Committee 2018) 
  • Matt Benzing
  • Laura Birkenhauer (Diversity Committee, Program Committee/Conference Planning Committee (CPC))
  • Ginny Boehme
  • Craig Boman
  • Eric Johnson
  • Bill Modrow (Co-Chair of Curriculum Materials Interest Group)
  • Carla Myers (Co-Chair of Scholarly Communications Interest Group)
  • Eric Resnis (Vice-President)
  • Rob Withers (2017 Conference Planning Committee)
  • Lori Chapin (Co-Chair of TEDSIG)

ARL

Association of Research Libraries

A nonprofit organization of research libraries at comprehensive, research institutions in the US and Canada that share similar research missions, aspirations, and achievements. 

CRL

Center for Research Libraries

Miami is a voting member.

OhioLINK

OhioLINK

Committee representatives from Miami University Libraries:

  • CIRM: Kevin Messner
  • CIRM Business Librarians Group: Susan Hurst
  • DMS: Masha Stepanova
  • LAC: Jerome Conley
  • Lead Implementers: Stan Brown
  • Regional Depositories: Jerome Conley
  • User Services: Matt Benzing

OhioNET

OhioNET

Miami University Libraries (MIA) is a premium member

NASIG

North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)

Members at Miami University Libraries:

  • Jennifer Bazeley

OVGTSL

Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians

Members at Miami University Libraries:

CLIR

Council on Library and Information Resources

Miami University Library is  CLIR sponsor.

Ohio Preservation Council

Ohio Preservation Council

Miami University Libraries is a member.