Sections

Volunteer info: http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer

15 total

Anthropology and Sociology Section  

Charge: Supports the study of those aspects of library service that require knowledge in the areas of human and societal studies such as anthropology, sociology, criminal justice or criminology and other related fields.

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Arts Section  

Charge: Provides an umbrella organization for the promotion of library service in the field of visual and performing arts through discussion of current issues, the exchange of information, and the carrying out of suitable projects.

  last person joined 6 hours ago

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College Libraries Section  

Charge: Advances college librarianship and encourages the development of library services in baccalaureate-degree-granting institutions.

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Community and Junior College Libraries Section  

Charge: Serves to share common areas of interest to enhance library services and librarianship in libraries and learning resource centers in two-year institutions and to support the educational programs of these institutions.

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Digital Scholarship Section  

The Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) provides a forum for ACRL members engaged in exploring, adapting, and implementing emerging digital scholarship services. This includes the topics of digital curation in support of the lifecycle management of research; digital humanities to cultivate a community of practice involved in digital humanities research and development; and connecting researchers with numeric and geospatial data that is compiled by others. This section will sponsor discussions or programs that share the ways in which libraries are working toward these topics using scalable, efficient, and sustainable methods. This section will inform and educate librarians on digital scholarship trends and new technologies and collaborate with other organizations within the library profession and academe on issues concerning digital scholarship.

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Distance and Online Learning Section  

Charge: Supports and promotes library services to off campus and distance education students; provides a vehicle for the professional development and exchange of ideas among librarians working with off campus and distance education students.

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Education and Behavioral Sciences Section  

Charge: Serves the common interests of education and behavioral sciences librarians, including communications studies, psychology, and social work librarians. Members explore a host of issues in the areas of information literacy, effective use of technology in the classroom, collection development, scholarly communication, research, and other concerns pertaining to education and behavioral sciences librarianship.

  last person joined 6 hours ago

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European Studies Section  

Charge: Represents librarians and specialists in European affairs from ancient times to the present, and promotes the improvement of library services supporting study and research.

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Instruction Section  

Charge: Enhances the ability of academic and research librarians to advance learning, teaching, and research with respect to information literacy in higher education.

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Literatures in English Section  

Charge: Represents members of ACRL who specialize or are otherwise professionally involved in the selection, acquisition, organization, and use of information resources related to literatures in English.

  last person joined 4 hours ago

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Politics, Policy and International Relations Section  

Charge: Serves as an educational forum and information exchange for librarians with an interest or subject expertise in politics, policy and international relations.

  last person joined 6 hours ago

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Rare Books and Manuscripts Section  

Charge: Exercises leadership in the local, national, and international special collections communities to represent and promote concerns related to rare books, manuscripts, and other special collections.

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Science and Technology Section  

Charge: The Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries provides a forum through which librarians in scientific and technical subject fields can achieve and maintain awareness of the impact and range of information with which they work; and promotes improved accessibility to and active use of this information.

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University Libraries Section  

Charge: Advances university librarianship, university library service, and the development of university libraries in institutions with graduate programs.

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Women and Gender Studies Section  

Charge: The Women & Gender Studies Section (WGSS) of the Association of College & Research Libraries was formed to discuss, promote, and support women's studies collections and services in academic and research libraries.

  last person joined 5 hours ago

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