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Member of the Month: November, 2021

The DOLS Member of the Month is back! The DOLS Member of the Month initiative started in 2018 as a way to highlight the diverse members of DOLS and their contributions to the distance and online library community. This month, we highlight Danielle Theiss, Director of Library Services at Park University in Parkville, Missouri. If…

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DOLS Member Publications Survey

Hello Distance and Online Learning Section members! The DOLS Research and Publications Committee would like to highlight publications by DOLS members published in or since 2018. The DOLS Member Publications Survey is available for you to enter your information about your publication. The information collected from this survey will be added to the DOLS Zotero…

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Top 5 Articles

Top 5 Articles on The Changing Landscape of Online Librarians

Compiled and annotated by Heather Dalal and Jessica O’Brien, co-chairs of the ACRL DOLS Research and Publications Committee. October 2021. Along with many other professionals, in the past 18 months, librarians have had to adapt to meet the changing needs of their users. The five articles selected for this collection focus on ways in which…

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DOLS Mentorship Program 2021-2022

The DOLS Mentoring and Networking Committee invites you to participate in the launch of our DOLS Mentorship program!

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Welcome to the New DOLS Website

Hello Distance and Online Learning Section members! The past year has been out of the ordinary for several reasons, including the unexpected demise of the previous DOLS website. The DOLS Web Committee has spent the past year working with DOLS committees and ALA to design a new website and restore archival access to some content…

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Top 5 Articles on COVID-19 Pandemic: A Year in Review

Compiled and annotated by Erica Getts and Ruth Monnier, members of the DOLS Research and Publications Committee. The COVID-19 pandemic has likely forever changed how organizations, including libraries that offer distance services, operate. One year in, let’s take some time to review the lessons learned, including the differences between regular distance librarianship and emergency distance…

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DOLS Top 5 Jan – March 2021

Theme: InclusivityCompiled and annotated by Mandi Goodsett and Cynthia Thomes, members of the DOLS Research and Publications Committee. As distance/online learning has become more prevalent, librarians have sought guidance about how best to meet the needs of all students in an equitable manner, regardless of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical…

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DOLS Website Update

As DOLS members know, last year the previous DOLS WordPress site was hacked. Since then, we have been using a temporary site. If you are reading this news post, then you are on our new WordPress site, still under construction. The DOLS Web Committee is targeting a launch date of summer 2021 for the new…