EBSS: Education and Behavioral Sciences Section

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The Education and Behavioral Sciences Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (a division of the American Library Association) exists to serve the common interests of education and behavioral sciences librarians. Formed in 1968, EBSS now boasts about 1,000 members who are concerned with a host of issues in the areas of library instruction, applications of technology, collection development, library management, and communication of research findings in education and behavioral sciences librarianship.

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Chair's Report from the Spring 2020 EBSS Newsletter

By Ericka Raber, EBSS Chair, 2019-2020

Well…we certainly are living in interesting times. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives. Nothing is easy or normal right now, yet we are doing what we can to keep our commitments to EBSS moving forward.

With the cancellation of the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, we will miss the opportunity to meet with our EBSS colleagues in person. Our Conference Planning Committee has been working with colleagues in AASL on a great program on diverse children's literature, “Diverse Children’s Literature in K-12 schools: Making Mirrors, Windows, and Glass Doors Visible.” We are awaiting news from the ALA Executive Committee about virtual options for the conference. Stay tuned. Read more