Category Archive: conferences

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.


Jan 23

An ACRL-ULS Emerging Leader Looks Back

Author: Tarida Anantachai, Resident Librarian, Syracuse University Libraries With ALA Midwinter fast approaching, ACRL-ULS will be busy with plenty of meetings and discussion groups (for more information, check out this list of ULS Activities at ALA Midwinter 2014). Midwinter also kicks off another cycle of the Emerging Leaders (EL) Program, bringing together early career professionals …

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Jan 05

ULS Activities at ALA Midwinter 2014

If you are heading to Midwinter in Philly, please take note of our events and meetings that are happening. For the first time ULS will be hosting an All Committee Meeting. Almost all the committees in ULS will be represented at the time slot. Some will be having a meeting which you are welcome to join …

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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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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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Apr 01

The ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group seeks Presenters/Discussion Leaders for ALA Annual Conference 2013

The ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group seeks Presenters/Discussion Leaders for ALA Annual Conference 2013. The charge of the ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group is “to organize informal discussion meetings and presentations on well-defined issues and problems of current interest to university libraries and librarians.” Last year, for example, the Discussion Leaders presented “Instructor-Librarian Transaction: Developing …

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Mar 11

ULS Social at ACRL 2013

Champions Bar Marriott

ACRL 2013 will be here before you know it. Remember to add to the ULS Social to your calendar. We will gather at Champions Sports Bar & Grill in the Downtown Marriott on Thursday 11 April from 6:30 – 8:00 pm for free appetizers and a cash bar. After you get all pumped up listening …

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Jan 18

ULS Member Scholarly Work: Trkay, Herzog, Mirza, Huddleston, and Bailey

Many thanks to Gretchen Trkay, Instruction & Information Literacy Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington; Andy Herzog, Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington; Rafia Mirza, Reference and Instruction Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington; Boglarka Huddleston, Instruction & Information Literacy Librarian, University of Texas at Arlington; Jody Bailey, Reference and Instruction Librarian, …

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Jan 08

Evidence-Based Librarianship Discussion Group

At the meeting of the Evidence-Based Librarianship Discussion Group of ULS at ALA in June 2012, one major discussion point was to define “evidence-based librarianship.” To follow up on that discussion, three committee members and I have committed to reading a series of articles on different aspects of evidence-based librarianship. We hope to offer a …

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