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ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Annual

ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Annual

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group Are you a mid-level manager in an academic library? Or, are you contemplating moving into management in a library? If so, please join us at ALA Annual for a discussion about burn-out and morale. When: Sunday, June 30, 1–2:30pm Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago: Columbus AB For...

ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at Midwinter Conference

ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at Midwinter Conference

Please join the Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group for a discussion and exercise on time management and the mid-level manager. We’ll meet on Sunday, January 27th from 1–2:30pm at the Westin Seattle Hotel in the Westlake Boardroom. I hope to see you there! Leslie Madden, Convener ULS Mid-Level Managers DG

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Midwinter

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Midwinter

Please join the ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group on Sunday, January 22 from 10:30am–noon at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in the Trinity 2 room.  We’ll be discussing ways to become an effective manager.  The Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group is made up of librarians who are looking for practical ways to...

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Annual

Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group at ALA Annual

Are you a mid-level manager in an academic library? ULS has formed a new discussion group just for you! Please join us at ALA Annual in New Orleans for a discussion on a variety of topics including team management and managing difficult employees. When: Sunday, June 26 10:30am–noon Where: Sheraton...

Two New ULS Discussion Groups!

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...

ALA Midwinter Discussion–Strategic Planning During Budget Difficulties

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...

ACRL Liaison Opportunity – July 15 application deadline

ACRL Liaison Opportunity – July 15 application deadline

ACRL Seeks Individual to Serve as American Political Science Association Liaison The ACRL Council of Liaisons has announced a public call for individual liaison applications. An outstanding, influential, and energetic individual is needed to fulfill the role of a liaison to the American Political Science Association (APSA) <http://www.apsanet.org/> . Formed...

ULS Program at ALA Annual:  Demonstrating Excellence in Higher Education

ULS Program at ALA Annual: Demonstrating Excellence in Higher Education

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from national and international leaders of assessment in higher education! ACRL University Libraries Section presents its ALA Annual Conference program: Demonstrating Excellence in Higher Education: What Universities are Doing. What Libraries are Doing. Saturday, June 26, 2010 1:30 – 3:30 pm Washington Convention Center...

Who Are We and Where Are We Going?

Who Are We and Where Are We Going?

I was intrigued by the recent ACRLog post wondering why there are separate CLS and ULS sections within ACRL, and it got me thinking.  How do we explain who we are as a section?  What is unique about ULS?  How do we convey what we have to offer and interest...