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2015 ALA Midwinter Discussion Group Meetings

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Below is information about ALA Midwinter Discussion Groups (virtual and in-person) to look forward to in January/February.  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: Monday, February 9, 2015, 2-3:00 pm EST

Location: Online

Contact: John Glover and Kristen Hogan


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, February 6, 2015, 3-4:00 pm EST

Location: Online

Contacts: Judith Arnold and Hazel McClure

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ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group

Conversations between librarians involved with, or sharing interests in, the intersections, partnerships, and collaborations among libraries, librarians, and the digital humanities.

Date and Time: Sunday, February 1, 2015, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Location: Sheraton Chicago, Chicago Ballroom 08

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MLA International Bibliography in Academic Libraries Discussion Group

Date and Time: Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:30  – 11:30 am

Location: Sheraton Chicago, Mayfair Room

Contact: David Oberhelman

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To browse other discussion and interest group meetings scheduled for ALA Midwinter in Chicago, visit the conference schedule online and narrow by: “Type of Library” (Academic) and “Meeting Type” (Discussion/Interest group).  To browse other virtual and in-person discussion group and committee 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 or tweet to @LES_ACRL.