To provide 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.
The official DSS committee rosters are listed below, and the DSS website is available here (TBD).
Digital Scholarship Section Web site (Coming Soon)
As of August 2017, DSS had 1,871 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.
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The Digital Scholarship Section was established in 2017. The ACRL Digital Curation Interest Group, ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group, and the ACRL Numeric and Geospatial Data Services in Academic Libraries Interest Group joined together to form DSS.
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