University of Chicago’s Kristin Martin Elected ALCTS President for 2018-2019

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

April 14, 2017

(via the American Library Association)

Kristin E. Martin, electronic resources management librarian, University of Chicago, has been elected the 2018-2019 President of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). She previously held positions in electronic resources management and cataloging at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Martin holds an M.S.L.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.A. and B.M.A. from the University of Michigan.

Martin currently is completing her term as a member-at-large of the Cataloging and Metadata Management Section (CaMMS), and also chaired the ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award Jury for 2017 and served on the ALCTS President’s Program Committee for 2017. Additional positions within ALCTS have included the E-Forum coordinator and ex-officio member of the Continuing Education Committee; and blog coordinator for the Metadata Interest Group. Martin was awarded an ALCTS Presidential Citation in 2011 for her work organizing the ALCTS E-Forums. In addition to her ALCTS service, Martin has been active as a functional expert in the development of the FOLIO open source library services platform and participates in groups of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Center for Library Initiatives.

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