Yearly Archive: 2014

On-the-Fly Mentoring Service at ALA Midwinter

On-the-Fly Mentoring Service at ALA Midwinter

  Want to share your experience and make new connections at ALA Midwinter? ULS has created an opportunity for mentoring, advising, and learning with and from other members and the ALA community. It’s called On-the-Fly Mentoring, and it might be just the thing for you . . . as a...

Guns on Campus: Implications for Libraries

Guns on Campus: Implications for Libraries

The University Libraries Section Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group presents a discussion about guns on campus and the implications for libraries. Led by Rick Stoddart, Head, User and Research Services, University of Idaho Library, this discussion will explore issues for libraries related to concealed weapons laws and how they...

ALA Midwinter Meeting Schedule for ULS

ALA Midwinter Meeting Schedule for ULS

Are you heading to ALA Midwinter in Chicago? It’s never too early to start planning your schedule. We hope to see you at these ULS events!   Meeting Number Meeting Name Date Time Location SUB52762 Academic Outreach Committee Sat Jan 31 10:30 am – 11:30 am SHER – Ontario Room...

Our Thoughts are with FSU

Our Thoughts are with FSU

By now you have probably heard about the tragedy that unfolded early this morning at Strozier Library on the campus of Florida State University. Our thoughts and hearts go out to our colleagues at FSU Libraries and to all the university students, faculty, and staff. The University Library Section hopes for...

Share Your Thoughts on “New Rules for the Road Ahead”

Share Your Thoughts on “New Rules for the Road Ahead”

From ACRL: As part of its 75th Anniversary celebration, ACRL has released of an initial version of “New Roles for the Road Ahead:  Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary,” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven Bell, Lorcan Dempsey, and Barbara Fister. Pam Snelson, the chairperson of ACRL’s celebration...

Call for Proposals: ALA Annual Conference Poster Session

Call for Proposals: ALA Annual Conference Poster Session

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco! The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an...

Summary of April 23 Online Discussion

Summary of April 23 Online Discussion

Academic Library Outreach: The Intentional, the Desperate, and the Serendipitous – Summary of April 23 ULS Members-Only Online Discussion Author: Jennifer Lee, University of Calgary, on behalf of the ULS Membership Committee On April 23, 2014, ULS held its second members-only online discussion.  About 60 attendees attended to discuss academic...

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success Brought to you by the ACRL-ULS Committee on the Future of University Libraries The ULS Membership Committee is pleased to provide a FREE online discussion for ULS members on Thursday, November 20 from 3-4 pm EST.  Registration Information Assessing How Libraries Contribute to Student Success...

75th Anniversary of ACRL Scholarship Campaign

75th Anniversary of ACRL Scholarship Campaign

ULS is participating in the scholarship campaign for the 75th Anniversary of ACRL. Please consider donating what you can so that we can reach our goal of underwriting one full scholarship? More Info about the campaign Super simple instructions Note:  Be sure to click on ADD TRIBUTE at checkout and...

Digital Humanities and Its Implications for Libraries and their Patrons: Part 3

Digital Humanities and Its Implications for Libraries and their Patrons: Part 3

An Interview with Harriett Green, English and Digital Humanities Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Matt Conner, Librarian at the University of California, Davis, and author of a newly released book, The New Library: Four Case Studies (ALA) Editor’s Note: This...