Publications Committee

Type

Standing

Charge

Oversees the operations of all CALA publications and coordinates with Journal of Library and Information Science (JLIS), CALA Newsletter, and CALA Web publishing.

Composition & Term(s) of Office

Makeup: The committee members include previous committee chair, current committee chair, three or more committee members.
Chair: Appointed by the CALA President for a one-year term and may be re-appointed for a second term.
Member: Three or more members appointed by the CALA President with the advice of the CALA Board for a one-year term and may be re-appointed for a second term. English Editor of Journal of Library and Information Science (JLIS), and CALA Newsletter Editor as ex officio members

Major Responsibilities

• Recommends a CALA Occasional Papers Series (OPS) Editor to the CALA Board for an appointment.
• Recommends a CALA Occasional Papers Series (OPS) Associate Editor to the CALA Board for an appointment.
• Appoints CALA OPS Editorial Board members (assistant editors) recommended by the CALA OPS Editor.
• Initiates and implements projects and programs related to CALA's publications.
• Advises the CALA Board on issues related to CALA's publications.
• Provides interim and annual reports to the CALA Board.
• The committee chair serves on the English editorial board of JLIS as an ex officio member.

Communication & Consultation

• President
• Executive Director
• Chapter Presidents and standing committee chairs
• Newsletter Editor
• Occasional Papers Series Editor
• Editor for Journal of Library and Information Science
• Web Master
• Appropriate CALA members