Digital Humanities and Leadership are Topics of New ACRL Discussion Groups, 4 New Groups Formally Announced Today
From ACRL Insider:
- The Digital Humanities Discussion Group provides a venue for ACRL members to meet and share ideas related to Digital Humanities and the role of librarians in this emerging discipline.
- The International Perspectives on Academic and Research Libraries Discussion Group serves to promote awareness and discussion of the international, transnational, and global dimensions of issues critical to the future of academic and research libraries, to promote comparative study of academic library trends, issues, and operations, and to promote collaboration between academic and research librarians on issues benefiting from an international perspective.
- The Leadership Discussion Group provides a forum for conversation, communication and collaboration about leadership and management issues important to academic librarians.
- The Student Retention Discussion Group serves as a forum to discuss methods, best practices, and assessment for developing case-by-case and programmatic efforts related to student retention.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.