Valerie Prilop

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Name: Valerie Prilop
Date registered: September 13, 2013

Latest posts

  1. ALA Midwinter Meeting Schedule for ULS — November 21, 2014
  2. Our Thoughts are with FSU — November 20, 2014
  3. Share Your Thoughts on “New Rules for the Road Ahead” — November 6, 2014
  4. Summary of April 23 Online Discussion — October 27, 2014
  5. ULS/DLS Session at ALA Annual: Leading From the Side — June 2, 2014

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Nov 21

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 52705 ULS Social Sat Jan …

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Nov 20

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 a full recovery for the …

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Nov 06

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 of its 75th anniversary, asks, …

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Oct 27

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 library outreach. The two speakers, …

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Jun 02

ULS/DLS Session at ALA Annual: Leading From the Side

Session flyer

Now that the conference scheduler is available, are you figuring out what great sessions to attend at ALA Annual this year? Be sure to add this one about leading through innovation and creativity to the list!   Moderator: Carrie Moran, UCF Regional Librarian, Valencia College Osceola Speaker: Jade G. Winn, Assistant Dean for Instruction, Assessment & Engagement, …

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Mar 28

Technology & Libraries Committee SXSW 2014 Round-Up

Earlier this week the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee presented a webinar that recapped many of the sessions attended by members at SXSW 2014. If  you were unable to attend you can watch the webinar or view the slides at your leisure. And if you watch the webinar, be sure to complete the evaluation.


Mar 03

The ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group Wants You!

Are you passionate about academic libraries? If so, the ULS Current Topics Discussion group wants you! Check out their call for discussion group leaders/presenters for the 2014 ALA Annual Conference meeting.


Nov 13

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 in Louisville, KY. Speakers from …

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Oct 01

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, Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 18:2, …

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