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Science and Technology Section (STS): About Our Discussion Groups

This guide provides information you need to successfully run or participate in a STS discussion group. We have tips for discussion group co-chairs and members, along with specific guidelines for each discussion group.

How to use this guide

STS Discussion Groups are Informal discussion groups are established by the Section Chair in consultation with the STS Council. Generally, Discussion Groups have presentations at each ALA Annual and/or Midwinter Conference. STS currently sponsors three discussion groups:

Discussion Groups have two co-chairs, who are appointed by the Section Vice-Chair, ideally for two-year staggered terms. Discussion Groups are also supported by several committee members. This guide provides information you need to successfully run or participate in a STS discussion group. We have tips for discussion group co-chairs and members, along with specific guidelines for each discussion group. If you notice anything inaccurate or if there is something missing you'd like to see here, contact the STS Chair.