The purpose of the Richmond Academic Library Consortium (RALC) shall be to further the development of its member libraries and the success of their service communities by sponsoring programs and projects for mutual benefit. RALC addresses the professional development, continuing education, and networking needs of member institutions through scholarships, grants, workshops, and other events. RALC promotes use of the rich offerings of member libraries by highlighting their geographical proximity, diversity, and value.

RALC has a long history of resource sharing and collaboration that spans over 45 years. Visit the Archives page to view historical documents, initiatives, minutes, and statistics. For more details about the structure of RALC, see the Bylaws page.

Members

Library of Virginia
Sandra G. Treadway, State Librarian
Randolph-Macon College
Nancy Falciani-White, Director
Reynolds Community College
Hong Wu, Director
Richard Bland College
Carly Winfield Baskerville, Head Librarian
Tyler Community College
Suzanne Sherry, Director

Union Presbyterian Seminary
Christopher Richardson, Seminary Librarian
University of Richmond
Kevin Butterfield, University Librarian
VCU
Irene Herold, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian
Virginia State University
Tessa Perry, Dean of University Libraries
Virginia Union University
Pamela Foreman, Director

Committees

Executive Committee
Professional Development & Networking Committee

Addresses the professional development, continuing education, and networking needs of member institutions through topical interest groups, scholarships, workshops, and other events.
Current Chair: Patricia Dillon Sobczak, Ph.D.

outreach committee

Promotes use of the rich offerings of member libraries by highlighting their geographical proximity, diversity, and value.
Current Chair: Will Weaver

Visit the Committees page to see Committee news and minutes