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Librarians Assembly

Subcommittee Information

Organizational Mentors

ALA American Library Association

  • Erica Bruchko, (Reference and User Association) 
  • Laura Akerman,
  • Margaret Ellingson

ARLIS/NA Art Libraries Society of North America

Association for Asian Studies, Council on East Asian Libraries

ACRL Association of College & Research Libraries

Association of Research Libraries

Georgia Library Association 

  • Erica Bruchko,

IASSIST (International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology)

Medical Library Association.

Music Library Association (MLA)

RBMS Rare Books & Manuscripts Section (ACRL)

  • Beth Shoemaker

SAA Society of American Archivists

Special Libraries Association (SLA)

  • Chris Doty
  • susan klopper

Skills Registry


  1. instructional design, GitHub
  2. R Coding; Excel (pivot tables & VBA); journal publishing; serving as peer-reviewer
  3. Writing, editing
  4. I am an expert user of Word and can resolve 99% of the formatting issues/questions users have. I have 10 years of copyediting experience in the scholarly journal/book-publishing industry and am an expert in APA style with strong skills in MLA and Chicago styles as well. I can answer questions and provide advice about publishing agreements/contracts. I can also help with journal startup or publishing questions within the library or on-campus publishing sphere. I have strong grant-writing, customer-service, and staff-supervision training and experience. I'm highly skilled in using LibGuides and LibAnswers. I'm pretty good with speaking, reading, and writing French.
  5. Business Intelligence research
  6. I could do an intro to Linked Open Data - the landscape, a few things you could do with our own data, maybe with others if there is interest
  7. Student Development Theory
  8. Book materiality, artists' books
  9. Data management and sharing
  10. Embedded librarianship; blogs
  11. Tutorial, explainer, and promotional video creation (animation, live action, screen casting, professional quality voiceovers, editing, etc.), digital learning object creation (tutorials, infographics, elements of graphic design, learner-centered pedagogy, etc.)
  12. Data visualization and assessment
  13. Advocacy
  14. Academic Publishing
  15. Administration Budgeting
  16. Library resource sharing; interlibrary loan, document delivery (electronic & physical), sustainability
  17. linked data; ontologies; Wikidata
  18. writing articles, presenting at conferences
  19. UX, marketing, genealogy




People: Sarah M., Emily L.,

  • Instructional design
  • Student development theory
  • Digital learning
  • Assessment
  • Embedded librarianship

Coding and Technology

People: Laura, Jen D., Chris P.

  • GitHub
  • R
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Linked Open Data
  • Data management
  • Data vis
  • Wikidata
  • UX
  • Video creation

Writing and editing

People: Jody, Emily L. Susan K.

  • Peer reviewing
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Grant writing
  • Blogs

Other skill topics

People: Margaret, Chris P. Sandra, Margaret, Kim C.

  • Budgeting
  • Advocacy
  • Sustainability
  • Marketing
  • Business intelligence
  • Genealogy
  • Artist’s books
  • Library resource sharing