Monthly Archive: December 2008

Dec 19

Announcing ULS’s Program for ALA Annual 2009

The 2009 ULS Program Committee is very excited about their proposed Program at the Annual Conference in Chicago titled “Millennials in Graduate School: How Do We Support Them?” Millennials, those born between 1982 and 1994, are finishing college and entering graduate school.  Surveys suggest that these students use libraries heavily and are less than satisfied …

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Dec 09

Congratulations Loreen Phillips!

Loreen Phillips, Head of Information Literacy Services in the McDermott Library at the University of Texas-Dallas (http://www.utdallas.edu/library), recently published a book on marketing for libraries. This topic is always of interest to librarians — as Loreen said, “especially in these times when we must maximize use of the campus library while promoting research and information …

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Dec 08

ULS announces ACRL 2009 program

The following is from Cory Tucker. Contact him for more information. Program Title: Subject Librarian 2.0: Emerging Trends and Future Challenges for the Liaison Librarian Short Description This panel will take a look into the future to identify new challenges and opportunities for subject liaisons in academic libraries. The panel will outline emerging roles, discuss …

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Dec 02

Announcing “Academia.edu” to the University Library Community

Dr. Richard Price recently finished his Ph.D on the philosophy of perception from Oxford. With a team of people from Stanford and Cambridge, he’s just launched a website, www.academia.edu, which does two things: – It shows academics around the world structured in a ‘tree’ format, displayed according to their departmental and institutional affiliations. – It …

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Dec 02

Exciting Keynote Lineup for ACRL 2009

Join your colleagues in Seattle, March 12-15, 2009, at the premier professional development event for academic and research librarians and staff. Registration and housing for ACRL’s 14th National Conference is now open! The ACRL 14th National Conference will challenge you to explore new ideas, engage in new learning, and extend the collective vision of the …

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