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Standards Toolkit: Financial Support

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the seventh and final post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Financial Support Benchmarks:…

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Standards Toolkit: Assessment

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the sixth post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Assessment Benchmarks: Tools Tally Counter…

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Standards Toolkit: Research and Instruction

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the fifth post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Research and Instruction Benchmarks: Tools…

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Standards Toolkit: Collections and Access

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the fourth post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Collections and Access Benchmarks: Tools…

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Standards Toolkit: Personnel

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the third post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Personnel Benchmarks: Tools Check out…

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Standards Toolkit: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA)

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the second post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility…

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Standards Toolkit: Vision and Strategic Planning

The DOLS Standards Committee created a toolkit of resources, ideas, and articles to support you in applying the standards in your work. This is the first post in a series, highlighting resources for each standard. The posts will all be available from the Standards page on this site. The Standard: Vision and Strategic Planning Benchmarks:…

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Top 5 Articles on Online Library Orientations

Compiled and annotated by Ella Gibson and Ruth Monnier, members of the DOLS Research and Publications Committee. Orienting students and faculty to the library and what it has to offer is an important first step for student success. But how do you create a successful online library orientation and if you create such an orientation,…

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Member of the Month

Member of the Month: Brenda Smith, May 2024

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 Brenda Smith, Open Education Librarian at the Thompson Rivers University. How long have you been a DOLS member?Over 10 years Where…

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Member of the Month: Raymond Pun, April 2024

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 Raymond Pun, Academic and Research Librarian at the Alder Graduate School of Education. How long have you been a DOLS member?7…