Volunteer with DLS!

ACRL’s Distance Learning Section is looking for you!

If you would like to volunteer for a DLS committee please fill out the following form by February 15th:


If you have any questions, please email the Chair Elect Alice Daugherty personally.

Contact Info:
Alice L. Daugherty
Assessment Librarian
LSU Libraries
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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2014 ALA Midwinter Social

ACRL Distance Learning Section

Invites you to an ALA Midwinter Social!

When:  Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where:  Urban Enoteca: Rittenhouse Square, 135 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  215.825.3583

Directions:  Urban Enoteca is near the intersection of 17th and Walnut Street and Ritterhouse Square.  It’s located in the Latham Hotel.  Catch the Route 3 shuttle, exit at Radisson Blu Hotel, #13 on map: http://alamw14.ala.org/files/alamw14/Phil_Map.pdf

For more details, please check out a Google Map to the restaurant: http://goo.gl/maps/niEl1

For a handy printable flyer, check out our 2014 ALA Midwinter DLS Social Flyer.

Join members of the ACRL Distance Learning Section for a night of fun and networking with free appetizers and cash bar!

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2014 ALA Midwinter Discussion

Join the Distance Learning Section’s Discussion Group for a lively discussion on topics including the most effective ways/ideas/strategies to market library services and collections to distance/online students; how to make your webpage and research guides more effective;  and new ideas for meeting the needs of distance learners.  If you have a question, idea, or topic, please join us for an informative and interesting discussion.

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center 115A

Let us see what you’re doing! Bring screen shots, a printout, or a URL. We’ll compile the examples and links and post them to the DLS Discussion Group’s ALA Connect page for all to see after Midwinter.

Need some reading material for your trip into Philadelphia? Try one of the articles below that addresses the discussion topics:

For additional information, please check out our event page: http://alamw14.ala.org/node/12423

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Call for Volunteers ACRL Distance Learning Section

The ACRL Distance Learning Section is now accepting applications for committee volunteers for the 2014-2015 appointment cycle. Please visit http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for a link to the form.

The deadline to volunteer is February 15, 2014, for appointments that begin July 1, 2014.

For a list of DLS committees and their respective charges, click here http://distancelearningsection.wordpress.com/committees/.

If you are interested in distance learning librarianship please consider volunteering. The Distance Learning Section would love to have you onboard!

On behalf of DLS,

Alice L. Daugherty

ACRL-DLS Vice-Chair

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2014 Midwinter in Philly- DLS Meetings and Locations

Tim Peters and Sandra Hawes invite you to attend the Distance Learning Section’s meetings and events on January 25th and 26th at the ALA Midwinter meeting in Philadelphia.

For your convenience, here are the DLS sponsored meetings and events, with their locations. We hope to see you there.

ACRL_DLS Events:

31341 All-Committees Meeting (ACRL DLS) Sun, Jan 26

08:30 am – 10:00 am, Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 108 A

31342 DLS Discussion Group (ACRL DLS) Sun, Jan 26

01:00 pm – 02:30 pm, Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 115 A

32408 DLS Social (ACRL DLS) Sat, Jan 25

05:00 pm – 07:00 pm, Urban Enoteca Restaurant, 135 S 17th Street

31344 Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL DLS) Sun, Jan 26

03:00 pm – 05:30 pm, Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 111 A

If you have any questions regarding these events, please contact:

Sandra Lee Hawes, Saint Leo University
DLS Past Chair (2013-2014)

… Or…

Timothy Peters, Central Michigan University Libraries
DLS Chair (2013-2014)

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