ALA Digital Content and Libraries Working Group

The ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group was formed in 2011, and have been involved with much of the ALA’s advocacy efforts since then. These include meeting and establishing relationships with publishers, and publishers’ and authors’ peak bodies, and presenting and communicating issues both to ALA members and internationally.

DCWG members regularly contribute to the E-content blog at American Libraries Magazine, providing discussion of the issues and new developments around ebooks in libraries, and updates of the work of the DCWG. The group also has a space on ALA Connect.

The DCWG and ALA (presumably) created the Ebooks & Digital Content website, which is a resource to support libraries in their transition from print to digital.