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The Instruction Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries enhances the ability of academic and research librarians to advance learning, teaching and research with respect to information literacy in higher education.

Become active by joining the Instruction Section!

Opportunities include:

  • Presentations at ALA and ACRL national conferences,
  • Discussion Groups,
  • Standards and Best Practices,
  • Networking opportunities,
  • Resource Sharing


Call for Proposals: 2015 ALA Midwinter Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum

The IS Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum is an excellent opportunity for instruction librarians to gather together online to explore and discuss topics related to library instruction and information literacy. The steering committee welcomes proposals from individuals who are interested in convening this discussion online prior to the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting.
If you would like to share your knowledge, help your peers learn from one another, and spark a lively conversation, apply to lead the IS Current Issues Virtual Discussion Forum today.
Application Deadline: October 3, 2014
To submit a proposal, please use the online submission form.
For inspiration, view the digests of past discussions.
Contact the ACRL IS Discussion Group Steering Committee Chair, Veronica Arellano Douglas (, or Vice-Chair, Bridget Schumacher (

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