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Member of the Month: Kristine Robinson, May 2022

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 Kristine Robinson, Research and Instruction Librarian at Wingate University. How long have you been a DOLS member?Since 2021. Where do you…

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Top 5 Articles on Remote Work in Librarianship

Compiled by Heather Dalal and Theresa Mastrodonato, members of the DOLS Research and Publications Committee. Along with other professionals, librarians have proven to be productive and effective working remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic. The five articles selected for this collection discuss remote work and flexible working arrangements in librarianship. We learned that remote work is…

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Top 5 Articles on Supporting Online MLIS Students

Compiled and annotated by Brittni Ballard and Chimene Tucker, members of the ACRL DOLS Research and Publications Committee. Conversations about distance and online librarianship often fail to include distance and online library students. The five articles in this collection explore the intersections of librarianship, teaching, and learning from the perspectives of distance and online library…

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Request for Feedback: ACRL Standards for Distance and Online Learning Library Services Draft

Now more than ever before, academic libraries have embraced online services and resources. Having a set of Standards that are practical, applicable, concise, and easy to understand to guide Distance and Online Learning Library Services is essential to our work. The ACRL DOLS Standards committee is requesting your feedback on the Draft of the revised…

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Top 5 Articles on Data Privacy

Compiled and annotated by Peter Brunette and Theresa Mastrodonato, members of the ACRL DOLS Research and Publications Committee, March 2022. Students, faculty, and staff of all types of institutions and libraries create a considerable amount of data as they use the library catalog, databases, computers, learning management systems, and many other systems. Understanding how this…

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Member of the Month: April, 2022

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 Dr. Joe Pendleton, Library Director and Adjunct Professor at Amberton University. How long have you been a DOLS member?2 years Where…

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Member of the Month: January, 2022

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 Jessica Bennett, E Learning/Research & Instruction Librarian at Missouri State University (and co-chair of the DOLS Membership, Events, and Fundraising Committee!).…

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CFP: Distance and Online Learning Virtual Poster Session – Proposals due 2/11

Calling all librarians! Do you have a tool, project, or great idea about teaching and learning online that you’d like to share with your peers? The ACRL Distance and Online Learning Section Instruction Committee (DOLS-IC) invites you to submit a proposal to our fourth annual Distance and Online Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session, which will…

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“Carrying Accessibility Forward” follow-up

Thanks to everyone who joined us live on December 1 for “Carrying Accessibility Forward”. For anyone who missed it or anyone who wants to watch it again, check out the recording below: Carrying Accessibility Forward (YouTube) The recording contains the presentation by Katie Quirin Manwiller, Education Librarian and Assistant Professor at West Chester University.  Follow…

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Member of the Month: December, 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 Trisha Prevett (Whiteman), eLearning Librarian at Southern New Hampshire University. Month, please fill…