Yearly Archive: 2015

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Volunteers Needed: ACRL Membership Booth at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston

Join your colleagues and volunteer to staff the ACRL booth at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston. Both current and prospective members visit for information about ACRL and its sections, interest groups, activities, services, and publications. You can register to win a free 2017 ACRL Conference registration. We will...

ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring @ ALA Midwinter 2016

Looking for objective input or feedback from seasoned professionals, or seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians?  Do a “fly by” at Midwinter! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service in Boston, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for...

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Student Retention: Campus Partnerships and Best Practices

Student Retention:  Campus Partnerships and Best Practices   Student Retention:  Campus Partnerships and Best Practices Saturday, January 9, 2016 3-4 pm Westin Copley, St. George C/D ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group Facilitated by Katy Mathuews, Collections Assessment and Stacks Management Librarian, Ohio University Libraries. The ACRL ULS Campus...

Upcoming ACRL ULS Online Discussions and Roundtables

Upcoming ACRL ULS Online Discussions and Roundtables

ACRL ULS is offering some exciting virtual activities for its members in the next few weeks: an online discussion on “Digital Creation Centers in Academic Libraries” and a series of online roundtables on “Outreach to Non-traditional Students.” Below are the details for each of these events: Digital Creation Centers in...

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ACRL ULS Social @ ALA Midwinter 2016

Going to ALA Midwinter in Boston? Interested in university libraries or in just casually meeting some fellow librarians? The ACRL University Libraries Section (ACRL ULS) is once again hosting a social to help you unwind after a busy Saturday of programs. Details are below: When: Saturday, January 9, 5:30-7:00pm Where:...

Nominate a librarian for the new ULS Professional Development Award!

Nominate a librarian for the new ULS Professional Development Award!

Do you know someone who has contributed to librarians’ growth and professional development? The University Libraries Section of ACRL has a brand new ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award designed to recognize such a person. They’ll get $1,000 and be celebrated at ALA Annual 2016 in Orlando. It’s easy peasy. By...

Task Force on Best Practices for ULS Leaders Report

A task force was put together to create documentation and templates for committee chairs and discussion group leaders in ULS in order to both assist and support incoming chairs and Discussion Group conveners with best practices for running their committees effectively, as well as to educate new members on the...

Shrinking Collections to Create User Spaces

Join the ACRL ULS Current Topics Discussion Group at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco for a conversation on “Shrinking collections to create user spaces: Strategies for communication and collaboration“: Print collections at many institutions are being reduced — moved off site, digitized, or deaccessioned — to create study rooms,...

ACRL President’s Program: Leading through Transition

Leading through Transition: Changing roles facing university and library leaders The ACRL President’s program focuses on an intentional approach to facing challenges in the current educational landscape. How can the library help new leaders transition to these new roles and evolving demands? What part can the library play in bringing...

ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring at ALA Annual 2015

ULS will be providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. Whether you want to talk with a mentor or provide mentorship, we’d love for you to participate. The service will be hosted by the Placement Center in the Moscone Convention Center during these times: Saturday,...