DOLS Discussion Group


Selects topic(s) for and leads virtual discussions. May optionally plan and host additional face-to-face discussions during Annual and/or Midwinter conferences, or host additional virtual events throughout the year. Goals are to inform attendees and promote sharing of expertise and ideas.


Mollie E. Peuler
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Jen Saulnier Lange
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2023, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Hope Y. Kelly
(Member, July 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Ash Lierman
(Member, July 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Brenda Smith
(Member, July 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Tessa Withorn
(Member, July 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)

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The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton

Program Officer

Association of College & Research Libraries

American Library Association


Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.