Yearly Archive: 2013

Tips from the Trenches: Putting the “Learning” Back in the Learning Commons

Tips from the Trenches: Putting the “Learning” Back in the Learning Commons

Author: Cinthya Ippoliti, Head, Teaching and Learning Services, University of Maryland Libraries Editor’s note: “Putting the “Learning” Back in the Learning Commons” is the fourth in a series of blog postings, “Tips from the Trenches,” by Cinthya Ippoliti. Workshops are a natural extension of the services of the commons. These...

ACRL-ULS Webinar: LITA Forum Lightning Round-Up

ACRL-ULS Webinar: LITA Forum Lightning Round-Up

Did  you miss last week’s LITA Forum? Then be sure to catch next week’s free webinar! WHAT: LITA Forum Lightning Round-Up! A free webinar presented by the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee. This post-conference online session will provide attendees with an overview of some of the best presentations from LITA...

Tips from the Trenches: Ebooks, ebooks everywhere and not a helpful link

Tips from the Trenches: Ebooks, ebooks everywhere and not a helpful link

Author: Cinthya Ippoliti, Head, Teaching and Learning Services, University of Maryland Libraries Editor’s note: “Ebooks, ebooks everywhere and not a helpful link” is the third in a series of blog postings, “Tips from the Trenches,” by Cinthya Ippoliti. With the increased presence of ebooks in our collections, the UMD Libraries...

Members-Only Online Discussion: Surveys in Libraries

Members-Only Online Discussion: Surveys in Libraries

Members-Only Online Discussion: Surveys in Libraries brought to by the ACRL-ULS Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group The ULS Membership Committee is pleased to provide a free online discussion for ULS members on Monday, December 2 at 1-2pm EST.  To register, go to: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/e3ls0tsxc53/event/registration.html Surveys in Libraries: Want to know how...

Tips from the Trenches: To 3D Print or Not to 3D Print?

Tips from the Trenches: To 3D Print or Not to 3D Print?

Author: Cinthya Ippoliti, Head, Teaching and Learning Services, University of Maryland Libraries Editor’s note: “To 3D Print or Not to 3D Print?” is the second in a series of blog postings, “Tips from the Trenches,” by Cinthya Ippoliti. To 3D Print or Not to 3D Print? Part of the mission...

Greetings from the ULS Chair

Greetings from the ULS Chair

Greetings ULS Community! As the current Chair of ULS for this year 2013/14, I wanted to say hello and share some information to our over 4,475 ULS members! (# as of August 2013).   1) Celebrate our Accomplishments Every year  ACRL leaders of the sections, interest groups, and chapters report...

ACRL e-Learning webcast: The Publishing Rollercoaster Writers Sound Off

ACRL e-Learning webcast: The Publishing Rollercoaster Writers Sound Off

Join ACRL for the e-Learning webcast, “The Publishing Rollercoaster — Writers Sound Off,” on Wednesday, October 9 (1:00 — 2:30 p.m. Central).  Expand your knowledge of professional publishing from concept through research, submission, revision, and publication. Bringing first-hand experience of the writing and publishing process, the webcast panelists will share...

ULS Member Scholarly Work: Owens

ULS Member Scholarly Work: Owens

Congratulations to Tammi M. Owens, who recently had her article on virtual reference service published in Internet Reference Services Quarterly. Owens is Emerging Services & Liaison Librarian with the Darrell W. Krueger Library at Winona State University. Tammi M. Owens (2013) Communication, Face Saving, and Anxiety at an Academic Library’s Virtual Reference Service,...

ULS Member Scholarly Work: Horowitz & Martin

ULS Member Scholarly Work: Horowitz & Martin

Congratulations to Lisa R. Horowitz and Jason Martin, who shared information about their recently published article. Lisa R. Horowitz is Assessment Librarian at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries and Jason Martin is Head of Public Services, duPont-Ball Library, Stetson University. Horowitz, L.H. & Martin, J. (2013). The Librarian as...

Tips from the Trenches: From Learning Commons to Event Planning

Tips from the Trenches: From Learning Commons to Event Planning

Author: Cinthya Ippoliti, Head, Teaching and Learning Services, University of Maryland Libraries Editor’s note: “From Learning Commons to Event Planning” is the first in a series of blog postings, “Tips from the Trenches,” by Cinthya Ippoliti. From Learning Commons to Event Planning Your learning commons is very successful, students are...