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2023 Distance and Online Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session Call For Proposals

Calling all Library Colleagues! 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 fifth annual Distance and Online Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session, which will take…

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Fall Back: Regrouping after failure

We all fail. It’s what happens afterwards that helps us grow and learn. Join Ashley Maynor, NYU Libraries, Isabel Soto-Luna, University of Nebraska Omaha Libraries, and Lisa Becksford, Virginia Tech’s Newman Library, as they discuss their failures and how they overcame and even celebrated them.  ACRL Distance & Online Learning Section presents this event Wednesday,…

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Ask the Room Online Event November 14, 2022

The ACRL DOLS Discussion Group invites you to attend the upcoming Ask the Room event on Monday, November 14th at 11am PST / 12pm MT / 1pm CT / 2pm EST. During this online event, you’ll have a chance to take part in a conversation with on topics related to online and distance library services…

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Top 5 Articles

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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Member of the Month

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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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 Publications

2022 Publications

Calling all DOLS members: The Research & Publications Committee wants to celebrate what you’re writing, designing, and saying! Please share your publications, posters, and presentations via this brief Google Form. We know distance and online learning is only one piece of the larger educational puzzle, so if your publications are outside that scope… share them…