The Committee on Scholarly Editions, which became a standing committee of the association in 1979, serves as a clearinghouse for information about scholarly editing and editorial projects; offers advice and consultation to editors on request; advocates for greater diversity in all aspects of editorial practice; honors excellence in editing by awarding emblems to qualified editions; promotes dissemination of reliable texts for classroom use and among general readers.

To view a list of the committee’s members, please visit the MLA Web site.

Staff liaisons: Anne Donlon and Laura Kiernan (

Find the committee notebook in Docs.

This is a private group. To join you must be a registered site member and request group membership.