Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group

Charge

To provide academic librarians with a forum to discuss issues related to library service for graduate students, including instruction, outreach, reference, collections, and programming; develop guidelines and resources that will assist academic librarians with providing quality services for their graduate students. 

Roster

Mr. Victor Dominguez Baeza (Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Matt Ogborn (Past Convener, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Resources

ALA Connect Community

Academic Library Services to Graduate Students IG Discussion List
This discussion list is currently hosted through ALA Connect. In order to post to the list you will need to join the group’s ALA Connect Community and address all discussion list email messages to the Connect discussion list address ALA-acrlalsgsig@ConnectedCommunity.org

When a message is sent to the new Connect email address, it will generate a post directly to your group’s ALA Connect community. Please note, your message will only be posted if you are a member of the Connect community. See steps below on how to join this community.

All ALA members automatically have an ALA Connect account connected to their ALA login. Non-members are welcome to create a free Connect account and have access to numerous resources, including being able to join this discussion group’s community.

For more helpful tips on using ALA Connect as a discussion list, please click here. Here is a direct link to create an account. Please also visit the Connect FAQ page for more information.

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Composition

As of August 2021, the Academic Library Services to Graduate Students Interest Group had 1,406 members.

Origin

The Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors by virtual vote before the 2017 ACRL Spring Executive Board Meeting. The group was renewed at the 2020 ALA Annual Conference and the next renewal date for this interest group is the 2023 ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
Beginning September 1, 2017, you can join the Academic Library Services for Graduate Students Interest Group and post to the discussion list by joining the ALA Connect Space. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org