Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 16

University Libraries and Transformational Change: It Is Time

Title: University Libraries and Transformational Change: It Is Time Author: Michelle Dunaway, ULS Committee on the Future of University Libraries ________________________________________ In his article titled “Damn the Recession, Full Speed Ahead”, Dr. Rush Miller, Director of the University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh, argues that change and progress in academic libraries cannot continue …

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May 16

The Librarian Has Left the Building: Keeping the Knowledge Alive Through Succession Planning

You are cordially invited to attend the ACRL University Library Section’s panel discussion on succession planning at the 2012 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim. Saturday, June 23, 2012 10:30- Noon Anaheim Convention Center Room 204C The Librarian Has Left the Building: Keeping the Knowledge Alive Through Succession Planning Faced with a mass retirement of librarians, …

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May 03

The Instructor-Librarian Transaction: Developing a Proactive Model of Library Service Delivery

Please join the ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion group on Sunday, June 24 10:30-12 in DIS-Nile. We will be discussing The Instructor-Librarian Transaction: Developing a Proactive Model of Library Service Delivery In September 2011, a working group from the Hunter College Libraries Faculty was asked to assess faculty use of and satisfaction with library services. Upon …

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May 01

ULS Member Scholarly Work: Bailin

Many thanks to Kylie Bailin for sharing information about her recent publication and presentation. Congratulations, Kylie! Kylie Bailin is Outreach Team Leader of the Science, Engineering & Medicine Unit, UNSW Library, The University of New South Wales. Bailin, K. (2011). Changes in academic library space: A case study at the University of New South Wales. Australian Academic & …

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