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ACRL DLS Chair: Kristin Miller Woodward
Vice-Chair: Natalie Haber
Secretary: Andrea Hebert
Archivist: Mike Courtney
Webmasters: Tim Ream and Katie Stewart (dlswebcontact@gmail.com)

2014 ALA Midwinter Social

ACRL Distance Learning Section

Invites you to an ALA Midwinter Social!

When:  Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where:  Urban Enoteca: Rittenhouse Square, 135 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  215.825.3583

Directions:  Urban Enoteca is near the intersection of 17th and Walnut Street and Ritterhouse Square.  It’s located in the Latham Hotel.  Catch the Route 3 shuttle, exit at Radisson Blu Hotel, #13 on map: http://alamw14.ala.org/files/alamw14/Phil_Map.pdf

For more details, please check out a Google Map to the restaurant: http://goo.gl/maps/niEl1

For a handy printable flyer, check out our 2014 ALA Midwinter DLS Social Flyer.

Join members of the ACRL Distance Learning Section for a night of fun and networking with free appetizers and cash bar!

2014 ALA Midwinter Discussion

Join the Distance Learning Section’s Discussion Group for a lively discussion on topics including the most effective ways/ideas/strategies to market library services and collections to distance/online students; how to make your webpage and research guides more effective;  and new ideas for meeting the needs of distance learners.  If you have a question, idea, or topic, please join us for an informative and interesting discussion.

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center 115A

Let us see what you’re doing! Bring screen shots, a printout, or a URL. We’ll compile the examples and links and post them to the DLS Discussion Group’s ALA Connect page for all to see after Midwinter.

Need some reading material for your trip into Philadelphia? Try one of the articles below that addresses the discussion topics:

For additional information, please check out our event page: http://alamw14.ala.org/node/12423