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Results of DIAL 2017 Member Input Survey

DIAL conducted a member input survey from February 24 to March 10, 2017. Here are the results.

Thank you to everyone who participated! Your input has given us wonderful feedback that we plan to use to shape programming for DIAL in the near future.

Please contact any of the 2017 DIAL officers regarding any questions.

Did you miss the DIAL Showcase, “Black Lives Matter: How Librarians Can Serve as Allies”?

Watch the video: BLM Dial Showcase

Panelists [Eva Rios-Alvarado - Facilitator]

        • Dr. Safiya Noble (UCLA)
        • Dr. Melina Abdullah(CSULA)
        • Ken Lyons (UCSC)
        • Gayatri Singh (UCSD)

@ CARL Annual Conference 2016
Saturday, April 2, 2016

Meet your new Executive Board!

Thank you to all the DIAL members who voted for our next Executive Board!!! Please click here to meet your new executive board!


In order to become a member of DIAL, all you have to do is be a member of CARL. Any CARL member may become a member of DIAL by indicating each year on the CARL application form that DIAL membership is desired and paying the appropriate annual CARL dues. You do NOT have to pay any additional dues to be a DIAL member.

Keep in Touch

All DIAL members shall have the opportunity to subscribe to the DIAL mailing list.This is where upcoming events, discussion topics, and occasional job ads are posted.


If you have questions, please contact our Co-Chairs:

     Melissa Cardenas-Dow melissa{dot}cardenasdow{at}gmail{dot}com

     Tamara Rhodes – tlrhodes {at} ucsd {dot} edu

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