Category Archive: ULS

Apr 10

SXSW 2014 Round-up Overview

Author: Sara O’Donnell, University of Northern Colorado, on behalf of the ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee On March 26, 2014 the ACRL ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee hosted the SXSW 2014 Round-Up, a webinar featuring five speakers who presented overviews of their favorite sessions and themes from SXSW Interactive 2014. The free online …

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Apr 03

ULS Members-Only Online Discussion: April 23

Members-Only Online Discussion: Academic Library Outreach brought to you by the ACRL-ULS Academic Outreach Committee The ULS Membership Committee is pleased to provide a free online discussion for ULS members on Wednesday, April 23 from 12-1 pm EDT. To register, go to: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=663903084 Academic Library Outreach: The Intentional, the Desperate, and the Serendipitous Academic librarians …

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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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Nov 05

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 well your library meets the …

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Oct 13

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 the activities and programs that …

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Jun 19

ULS program – Busting Out of Your Cubicle!

If you’re heading to ALA, please check out the ACRL ULS program. It promises to be practical, relevant, and fun to be a part of!   Busting Out of the Cubicle:  Your Creative Self at Work Saturday, June 29, 2013 4:30-6 p.m. McCormick Place Convention Center, S102bc Are your library’s brainstorming sessions more like… brain …

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Jun 03

ACRL ULS/CLS Joint Social

Join us at ALA for the first ever joint ULS/CLS social. The social will be held on the beautiful rooftop bar of the Plymouth Grill (http://plymouthgrill.com/) at 327 South Plymouth Court on Saturday 29 June 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Partake of free appetizers and a cash bar and mingle with great colleagues all while …

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May 07

Attention to Detail: Observations from a Search Committee Member

Author: Felice E. Maciejewski, University Librarian, Rebecca Crown Library, Dominican University Having worked in academic libraries for almost thirty years I have had many an opportunity to serve on search committees, both as Chair and committee member. I have also been a member of the audience as a candidate gets grilled and have been the …

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Apr 04

Why Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) for Librarians

Authors: Mary Axford, Elisabeth Shields, and Crystal Renfro Libraries have been thought of as buildings that hold collections, conduits to the access of intellectual information, spaces for doing scholarship and places to find individuals with expertise in accessing those intellectual collections. Librarians have organized the knowledge itself, but haven’t been known for helping scholars organize …

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