Yearly Archive: 2018

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Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians

When: Thurs May 24, 2018 11am-noon CST (Accessible time zone converter) Where: Online with Zoom Registration https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YV-7KAU5TUuBKoiJxP4uAQ Join us for an introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians by Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente. The rise of carpentry workshops in academic libraries comes out of scientists long standing need to...

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ULS 2018 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2018 officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1,103. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term) Amanda Peters Member-At-Large (For a three-year term) Nancy S. Gibson Rachel Mulvihill For the full list of ACRL election results consult this pdf file: http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/aboutacrl/ACRL%202018%20Election%20Results.pdf

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ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award Interview: Corey Halaychik & Ashley Maynor

Corey Halaychik & Ashley Maynor were selected as the 2018 recipients of the ACRL ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award for development and implementation of The Library Collective. The $1,000 award and plaque will be presented to them at the ULS reception at the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans....

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Librarian Toolkit for Working with Online Instructors and Students

This online discussion is brought to you by the ULS Professional Development Committee and will take place on Thursday April 19th, 2018 at 12:00 pm (Central). Register for the program at this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rs673fyuRGWvbMCTZoZtBQ  Librarian Toolkit for Working with Online Instructors and Students Online programs and departments are increasing at many universities...

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[Video replay] When is a Library No Longer a Library?

Watch the video replay of the ULS Future of University Libraries Discussion Group’s virtual program held on March 1, 2018. Learn from presenters Corey Seeman and Kate Bernard about how to: Identify the opportunities and challenges facing all-digital academic libraries. Examine how an all-digital environment requires a rethinking about how...

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When is a Library No Longer a Library? The Future of All-Digital Academic Libraries

Location: Virtual Discussion (WebEx) When: March 1, 2018, 2-3pm Eastern / 1-2pm Central Presenters: Corey Seeman (University of Michigan) and Kate Bernard (Florida Polytechnic University) Registration: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec7bdfaf34f04d610f48fc02e0aeb6c77 Academic libraries must continually adapt to the changing landscape of higher education. Electronic journals and ebooks now dominate library acquisition budgets and the...

2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Rachel Mulvihill

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I tell people I’m a librarian in my blood.  I’ve always enjoyed library research and finding the answers.  In college I majored in Anthropology after struggling to narrow my focus. I wanted to study everything!  I entered library...

2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Nancy Gibson

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’ve been a librarian for over 13 years, all at a regional master’s university, and am looking forward to what the future brings! While I didn’t start out thinking I would be a librarian, much less an academic...

2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Lis Pankl

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I have always been interested in librarianship as a vocation. However, it wasn’t until I was into my first career of teaching English that I finally decided to give library school a shot. After getting my MSLS in...

2018 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Jody Bailey

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’m a lifelong learner who’s always been interested in research, teaching, and sharing information. Like many people who grew up with a love of reading, I majored in English literature for my bachelor’s degree. I discovered linguistics at...