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User Studies and Distance Learners: Top 5 Articles to Read this Quarter

Carrie Bishop and Angie Thorpe, DLS Bibliography Committee Several years ago, the ACRL Board of Directors approved a set of Standards for Distance Learning Library Services (http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/guidelinesdistancelearning). Among these was the specification that, “a comprehensive bibliography of recent literature on … Continue reading

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DLS Instruction Committee Free Spring Webinar

Join the DLS Instruction Committee for our FREE Spring Webinar: Collaborative Instructional Design: Leveraging Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences Student interest and participation in online courses and learning experiences are growing, but library budgets and resources are typically not. … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for submitting Paper Presentation proposals for the next Distance Library Services Conference is April 23! What is a Paper Presentation? The Paper Presentation format requires that you write a paper and then present at the conference. Your paper … Continue reading

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Round Table Discussion April 18th

Topic: Assessing Asynchronous Engagement April 18th at 3:00 pm EST The ACRL Distance Learning Section Discussion Group invites you to join us for the next DLS Round Table Discussion! A large portion of distance librarianship depends on teaching, supporting, and collaborating … Continue reading

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Feedback Requested!

The DLS Strategic Planning Committee updated the DLS Section Manual and the draft is available for feedback, comments, etc. The areas in the manual that were updated include: charges to reflect the new committee structure membership data past leadership information names … Continue reading

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