Category Archive: conferences

Jan 04

ACRL ULS Social at 2012 ALA Midwinter

Once you are done buying a ten gallon hat, herding cattle, and enjoying life on the open range, rustle you up some grub at the ACRL ULS Social. Enjoy free food, a cash bar, and a chance to catch up with old ULS colleagues and make some new connections at the beautiful Magnolia Hotel Second …

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Sep 30

Internet Librarian webinar – speakers needed!

Are you attending Internet Librarian this October? The ACRL-ULS Technology Committee is once again planning a free post-conference webinar, and we are looking for speakers to participate! The webinar will take place Wednesday, October 26th, 11am-12pm PDT/2-3pm EDT. Each speaker will have 10 minutes to share what they learned at the conference. This is a …

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Jul 09

Academic Librarian Lightning Round! at ALA Annual

The slides for the ULS-CLS program in New Orleans, “Academic Librarian Lightning Round! Innovative New Roles” are now available on Slideshare. Enjoy! Academic Librarian Lightning Round! Innovative New Roles View more presentations from leederk Learn more about the program on its ALA Connect event page.


Jun 06

Evidence-based discussion group at Annual

Interested in evidence-based librarianship? Come join this active discussion group on Saturday, June 25 from 4-5:30 at the Sheraton New Orleans Crescent Boardroom. Do you have a project you’d like to share at the discussion? Are you using an assessment database and can talk about how it has facilitated decision making? Email Jennifer Nutefall, convenor, …

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Jun 02

Supporting the University’s Vision through Campus Outreach & Targeted Research Support

You are invited to join the ULS Current Topics Discussion Group on Saturday, June 25 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, at the Marriott New Orleans, La Galerie 6.  Our topic will be “Supporting the University’s Vision through Campus Outreach & Targeted Research Support.” The discussion will be led by Christie Peters, University of Houston. Universities across the country …

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Feb 16

What do you want to talk about? Proposals welcome through 3/15

The ACRL University Libraries Section Current Topics Discussion Group invites the submission of proposals for presentation at its meeting at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. The ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group is for librarians holding positions in academic libraries.  We meet at both ALA Midwinter and Annual.  Usually, we select a …

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Jan 05

Full Schedule of ULS Events at Midwinter

ULS Midwinter Schedule of Events (note: committee meetings are open to all interested participants) Friday January 7 Committee on the Future of University Libraries 3:00 pm 05:00 pm Hilton Bayfront – Aqua 309 Saturday January 8 Executive Committee Sat Jan 8 8:00 am 10:00 am Manchester Grand Hyatt – Mohsen A Communications Committee Sat Jan …

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Dec 09

Two New ULS Discussion Groups!

The ULS Executive Committee is excited to announce the creation of two new Discussion Groups!  The Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group will focus on issues related to assessment and evidence based practices in academic libraries.  The Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group will focus on issues related to mid-level managers in academic libraries.  If you have questions, …

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Nov 23

ALA Midwinter Discussion–Strategic Planning During Budget Difficulties

We are all dealing with difficult budget times. How has strategic planning helped? Are you engaging in strategic planning now? How is the budget influencing that process? How has an existing strategic plan helped decision making when facing budget cuts?    The ULS Current Topics Discussion group is seeking someone to kick off a discussion of strategic …

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Aug 31

Call for proposals: Academic Lightning Round!

The University Libraries and College Libraries Sections invite proposals for our 2011 ALA Annual Conference Program: Academic Librarian Lightning Round!  Innovative New Roles ABSTRACT: Innovative College and University Librarians are increasingly assuming new academic, governance, professional, and service roles and responsibilities.  By forging new pathways and partnerships, academic librarians can reassert the centrality of the …

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