Yearly Archive: 2011

ULS Membership Survey Results

ULS Membership Survey Results

The survey was open for the month of July 2011 and was distributed to ULS members via the ULS listserv. Of those who responded to the survey: – 57.5% have been a member of ULS for less than 5 years – 64% “sometimes” attend ULS programs or events at ALA...

Updates from the Technology in University Libraries Committee

Updates from the Technology in University Libraries Committee

ULS’s first entirely virtual committee, Technology in University Libraries (TULS), had a great inaugural year last year and has done some great work this year, too. We’re interested in getting the word out about the committee’s goals, programs, and services. TULS’s charge is “to explore the uses of technology in...

Internet Librarian webinar – speakers needed!

Internet Librarian webinar – speakers needed!

Are you attending Internet Librarian this October? The ACRL-ULS Technology Committee is once again planning a free post-conference webinar, and we are looking for speakers to participate! The webinar will take place Wednesday, October 26th, 11am-12pm PDT/2-3pm EDT. Each speaker will have 10 minutes to share what they learned at...

The Future of Universities and Their Libraries – Committee Report

The Future of Universities and Their Libraries – Committee Report

  The Committee‘s work this year has been based on 2 assumptions. 1. The future of academic libraries is tied to the future of their universities. 2. The Committee is just one unit with ULS and ACRL that is actively examining the role of libraries and the Committee does not...

Academic Librarian Lightning Round! at ALA Annual

Academic Librarian Lightning Round! at ALA Annual

The slides for the ULS-CLS program in New Orleans, “Academic Librarian Lightning Round! Innovative New Roles” are now available on Slideshare. Enjoy! Academic Librarian Lightning Round! Innovative New Roles View more presentations from leederk Learn more about the program on its ALA Connect event page.

Evidence-based discussion group at Annual

Evidence-based discussion group at Annual

Interested in evidence-based librarianship? Come join this active discussion group on Saturday, June 25 from 4-5:30 at the Sheraton New Orleans Crescent Boardroom. Do you have a project you’d like to share at the discussion? Are you using an assessment database and can talk about how it has facilitated decision...

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Annual

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Annual

Are you a mid-level manager in an academic library? ULS has formed a new discussion group just for you! Please join us at ALA Annual in New Orleans for a discussion on a variety of topics including team management and managing difficult employees. When: Sunday, June 26 10:30am–noon Where: Sheraton...

Supporting the University’s Vision through Campus Outreach & Targeted Research Support

Supporting the University’s Vision through Campus Outreach & Targeted Research Support

You are invited to join the ULS Current Topics Discussion Group on Saturday, June 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, at the Marriott New Orleans, La Galerie 6.  Our topic will be “Supporting the University’s Vision through Campus Outreach & Targeted Research Support.” The discussion will be led by Christie Peters, University of...

Seeking new convenor for ULS discussion group

Seeking new convenor for ULS discussion group

Did you miss out on an appointment this year? It’s not too late! ULS is seeking an individual willing to head our Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group for the next year. This commitment involves leading the group and coordinating at least one open discussion session on a related topic...

What do you want to talk about? Proposals welcome through 3/15

What do you want to talk about? Proposals welcome through 3/15

The ACRL University Libraries Section Current Topics Discussion Group invites the submission of proposals for presentation at its meeting at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. The ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group is for librarians holding positions in academic libraries.  We meet at both ALA Midwinter and...