ACRL Liaisons and Key Issues for Higher Education

Debbie Malone ( and Terry Taylor ( provided the information below regarding their work with the Value of Academic Libraries committee and the ACRL Liaison Coordinating Committee. They welcome your comments and questions! In the 2012 report on ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Summit, Karen Brown and Kara Malenfant identified five major recommendations that came out more »

ACRL Liaisons and Value Committee Training

submitted by Debbie Malone, VAL Committee member: This blog post is the first in a series of posts discussing the library value work being done by the ACRL Liaisons to non-library higher education organizations. We welcome Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, Georgia State University, who is our liaison to the American Sociological Association (ASA)    As 2012/2013 was my first year more »

Articulating Value of Academic Libraries to Non-Library Professional Organizations

This post written by Debbie Malone, Library Director, DeSales University The VAL committee has recently established a subcommittee to seek ways to support the work of current ACRL liaisons and their target organizations, all 16 of them,  at (Please scroll down the page to see the organization acronyms defined) VAL has long emphasized the “value more »