DOLS Distance & Online Learning Section Association of College & Research Libraries

Distance & Online Learning Section

The Distance and Online Learning Section (DOLS) is a section of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. DOLS supports and promotes library services to off campus and distance education students; provides a vehicle for the professional development and exchange of ideas among librarians working with off campus and distance education students.


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