Yearly Archive: 2010

Two New ULS Discussion Groups!

Two New ULS Discussion Groups!

The ULS Executive Committee is excited to announce the creation of two new Discussion Groups!  The Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group will focus on issues related to assessment and evidence based practices in academic libraries.  The Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group will focus on issues related to mid-level managers in academic...

ALA Midwinter Discussion–Strategic Planning During Budget Difficulties

ALA Midwinter Discussion–Strategic Planning During Budget Difficulties

We are all dealing with difficult budget times. How has strategic planning helped? Are you engaging in strategic planning now? How is the budget influencing that process? How has an existing strategic plan helped decision making when facing budget cuts?    The ULS Current Topics Discussion group is seeking someone to kick...

Nominate the Academic/Research Librarian of the Year!

Nominate the Academic/Research Librarian of the Year!

Do you know the next Academic/Research Librarian of the Year? This is one of our most prestigious awards in the Association and we need your help in spreading the word and nominating candidates. Please nominate the next winner — we want one of our many spectacular university librarians to take it! The...

Report from the IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Standing Committee

Report from the IFLA Academic and Research Libraries Standing Committee

I am fortunate in having been able to attend the 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly this year in Gothenburg, Sweden.  As a member of the Standing Committee for Academic and Research Libraries I thought it would be useful to report to the ULS Section members about the issues this...

Call for proposals: Academic Lightning Round!

Call for proposals: Academic Lightning Round!

The University Libraries and College Libraries Sections invite proposals for our 2011 ALA Annual Conference Program: Academic Librarian Lightning Round!  Innovative New Roles ABSTRACT: Innovative College and University Librarians are increasingly assuming new academic, governance, professional, and service roles and responsibilities.  By forging new pathways and partnerships, academic librarians can...

USC Position Announcement — Associate Dean, Public Services

USC Position Announcement — Associate Dean, Public Services

Associate Dean, Public Services #273 USC Libraries The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service oriented, and experienced information professional to lead and manage the public service operations of USC Libraries. The Associate Dean reports to the Dean, serves as a member of the Dean’s Cabinet, and...

ULS Meetings at Annual next week

ULS Meetings at Annual next week

For a one-stop listing of all ULS meetings and events, please see our wiki page. If something’s missing, please notify Kim Leeder or feel free to add it yourself. See you in DC!

ACRL Liaison Opportunity – July 15 application deadline

ACRL Liaison Opportunity – July 15 application deadline

ACRL Seeks Individual to Serve as American Political Science Association Liaison The ACRL Council of Liaisons has announced a public call for individual liaison applications. An outstanding, influential, and energetic individual is needed to fulfill the role of a liaison to the American Political Science Association (APSA) <http://www.apsanet.org/> . Formed...

ULS Program at ALA Annual:  Demonstrating Excellence in Higher Education

ULS Program at ALA Annual: Demonstrating Excellence in Higher Education

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from national and international leaders of assessment in higher education! ACRL University Libraries Section presents its ALA Annual Conference program: Demonstrating Excellence in Higher Education: What Universities are Doing. What Libraries are Doing. Saturday, June 26, 2010 1:30 – 3:30 pm Washington Convention Center...

Join us for the ULS social in Washington on 6/26

Join us for the ULS social in Washington on 6/26

Dear ULS members and friends, Please join me for the University Libraries Section social in DC on Saturday, June 26th at 5-6pm. This is an informal, off-site, BYO (buy your own) event. We’ll congregate at Marvin on their rooftop patio. There’s no need to RSVP and no reservation — just...