About LES

The Literatures in English Section, as part of the Association of College and Research Libraries, provides a forum in which academic and research librarians who support literatures in English programs exchange ideas, exercise leadership, and contribute to the improvement of library service in the field.

LES is a section of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.

Member Activities and Services

Five ways to stay involved with LES.

Section Governance Procedures (Approved 2009)

Includes governing rules regarding purpose, meetings, officers, executive committee, etc. 

Strategic Plan 2009-2013

Modeled after the ACRL Strategic Plan, these highlighted areas will most clearly advance the goals and meet the needs of section members


Last updated: February 15, 2018

Comments may be directed to the LES Website Editor, Steven D. Shelton.

Special thanks to Jackie Hackman for designing the LES logo.