Author: Sheila Stoeckel

ACRL President’s Program: Leading through Transition

Leading through Transition: Changing roles facing university and library leaders The ACRL President’s program focuses on an intentional approach to facing challenges in the current educational landscape. How can the library help new leaders transition to these new roles and evolving demands? What part can the library play in bringing...

San Francisco ALA on a Budget: Tips from ULS Member Katherine Ahnberg

I grew up in the Bay Area and lived in San Francisco proper for two years before leaving the west coast for library school. Four months into my first full time position, I can’t wait to represent my “hometown” at ALA! Yes San Francisco is extremely expensive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t...

Member of the Month: Tammi Owens

Member of the Month: Tammi Owens

Tammi Owens, Winona State University, Assistant Professor, Emerging Services and Liaison Librarian What inspires your work? Two groups of great people. Our students. I work with Nursing majors here at WSU, and they are incredibly talented and dedicated. I also work with Education Leadership graduate students, and they are producing...

Member of the Month: Carrie Moran

Carrie Moran, User Engagement Librarian, University of Central Florida What inspires you in your work? The moments where I feel like I’ve made someone’s day a little easier by helping them either find the information they need or get on the right path to do so. Are you currently working...

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Member of the Month: Jody Bailey

Jody Bailey, Director of Grants and Research and Liaison Librarian to Linguistics & TESOL What inspires you in your work? The University of Texas at Arlington (where I work) is ranked fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity and has a majority minority population. I feel very fortunate to work...

ACRL UnCon 2015

  The ACRL 2015 UnCon is part of the ACRL 2015 conference and will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 as two distinct sessions: 8:30-9:30 AM and 11:00 AM-12:00 PM. The call for proposals is live and ready for submissions.

ACRL ULS Social @ALA Midwinter 2015

Going to ALA Midwinter in Chicago? Interested in university libraries or in just casually meeting some fellow librarians? The ACRL University Libraries Section (ACRL ULS) is once again hosting a social to help you unwind after a busy Saturday of programs. When: Saturday, January 31, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Where: Elephant &...

Guns on Campus: Implications for Libraries

Guns on Campus: Implications for Libraries

The University Libraries Section Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group presents a discussion about guns on campus and the implications for libraries. Led by Rick Stoddart, Head, User and Research Services, University of Idaho Library, this discussion will explore issues for libraries related to concealed weapons laws and how they...

Call for Proposals: ALA Annual Conference Poster Session

Call for Proposals: ALA Annual Conference Poster Session

Share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting a poster session at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco! The poster session committee encourages submissions from all types of libraries and on any topic relevant to librarianship. Submissions may include a description of an...

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success Brought to you by the ACRL-ULS Committee on the Future of University Libraries The ULS Membership Committee is pleased to provide a FREE online discussion for ULS members on Thursday, November 20 from 3-4 pm EST.  Registration Information Assessing How Libraries Contribute to Student Success...