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.
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As of August 2020, DSS had 1,540 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.
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Conference Program Planning --Washington DC, 2022 Committee
The Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) was established September 1, 2017. The former ACRL Digital Curation Interest Group, ACRL Digital Humanities Interest Group, and ACRL Numeric and Geospatial Data Services in Academic Libraries Interest Group came together to form the new section.