File Naming Conventions

General Guidelines

Committee Abbreviations

ACRL Instruction Section/ALISE Joint Working Group: is-alise
Awards: awards
Communication: comm
Conference Program Planning: conf
Continuing Education for Mentors Task Force: ce-ment
Discussion Group Steering: dgs
Information Literacy Best Practices: ilbp
Information Literacy in the Disciplines: ild
Instruction for Diverse Populations: idp
Instructional Technologies: itech
Local Arrangements Annual: localann
Local Arrangements Midwinter: localmw
Management and Leadership: manage
Membership: mem
Mentoring Program: ment
Nominating: nom
Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online: primo
Planning: plan
Policy and Publications Review: ppr
Professional Education: profed
Research and Scholarship: research
Task Force to Review “Guidelines for Instruction Programs in Academic Libraries”: guide
Teaching Methods: teach
Web Site Design Implementation Task Force: web-tf

Naming Conventions 

  • Agendas:
    <YYYYMMDD>_<committee abbreviation>_<agenda>.pdf
    Example:  20131203_ilbp_agenda.pdf
  • Minutes:
    <YYYYMMDD>_<committee abbreviation>_<minutes>.pdf
    Example:  20110120_comm_minutes.pdf
  • Planning Forms/Reports:
    <YYYY-YY>_<committee abbreviation>_<type of form/report, etc>.pdf
    Use <ap> for annual plan and and <ar> for annual report.
    Examples:  2009-10_ild_ap.pdf; 2009-10_primo_ar.pdf
  • Publications, Projects, and Other Miscellaneous Documents
    <YYYYMMDD>_<committee abbreviation>_<word or abbreviation that describes the item>.pdf
    Example:  20131204_teach_FYEbib.pdf