DSS Digital Scholarship Centers Discussion Group


To share knowledge about the development of services and space in digital scholarship centers (e.g., scholars commons, research commons, etc.).


Basia Kapolka
(Co-Convenor, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Shenmeng Xu
(Co-Convenor, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)

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The discussion group composition is determined by section leadership.


This discussion group was formerly the ACRL Digital Scholarship Centers Interest Group. The interest group transitioned to a Digital Scholarship Section (DSS) discussion group in September, 2018.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton

Program Officer

Association of College & Research Libraries

American Library Association

E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org

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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.