Below is information about ALA Midwinter Discussion Groups (virtual and in-person) to look forward to in January. Mark your calendars!
ACRL LES Reference Discussion Group
This discussion group provides an information-sharing forum for librarians with interests in reference services and materials related to the study of literatures in English.
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 28, 1 – 2 pm CST
Contact: John Glover and Kristen Hogan
More information: http://connect.ala.org/node/214070
ACRL LES Collections Discussion Group
This discussion group serves as an open forum for presentation and discussion of any topic or issue which involves the management, preservation, or use of materials in English-language literatures.
Date and Time: Friday, January 31, 2 – 3 pm CST
Contacts: Judith Arnold and Hazel McClure
ACRL Digital Humanities Discussion Group
This discussion group focuses on the digital humanities in academic libraries. Topics include outreach, tools, projects, user support, librarian training, and much more.
Date and Time: Sunday, January 26, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center – 204 A
More information: http://alamw14.ala.org/node/12377
MLA International Bibliography in Academic Libraries Discussion Group
Date and Time: Saturday, January 25, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center -115 B
Contact: David Oberhelman
More information: http://alamw14.ala.org/node/12492
To browse other discussion and interest group meetings scheduled for ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia, visit the conference schedule online and narrow by: “Type of Library” (Academic) and “Meeting Type” (Discussion/Interest group). To browse other virtual discussion group meetings, search in ALA Connect. If you would like to share other Midwinter discussion group meetings of interest to LES members, post to the LES Facebook group.
Other LES midwinter meetings that you are free to join:
ACRL LES Virtual Participation Committee
This committee explores ways in which LES members can participate in Section meetings remotely and to advise LES committees and discussion groups with plans for virtual meetings and other emerging opportunities for distance participation.
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 7 from 1 – 3 pm CST
Contact: Amanda Rust