Author: Valerie Prilop

ALA Annual Conference Program: Look into the Crystal Ball

Don’t miss the ULS Program, Look into the Crystal Ball: Future Directions for Higher Education and Academic Libraries, at ALA Annual! Date/Time: Saturday, June 27, 1-2:30PM Place: Moscone Convention Center 3003 (W) How should we approach the future? Speakers from Ithaka S+R and Stanford’s Graduate School of Education will identify...

ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group: Call for Proposals

  The ALA ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group (CALDG) is accepting proposals for the ALA Annual Conference discussion group meeting in San Francisco, CA. The discussion group is especially interested in topics relevant to libraries and campus administration. The deadline for proposals is March 31. To propose a...

Member of the Month: Marilyn Myers

Member of the Month: Marilyn Myers

Each month, the University Libraries Section will feature a ULS member in a Member of the Month blog post.  Members will be asked a series of questions and we’ll share some of the answers. To kick off this new series, today we feature ULS chair, Marilyn Myers. Marilyn Myers, Associate Dean...

“On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service: Call for Mentors!

“On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service: Call for Mentors!

From the ULS Membership Committee: Call for Mentors: Seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians and give to the profession? The ULS Membership Committee has a role for you! We’re providing an “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service at the upcoming ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago, based out of the ALA Placement...

ALA Midwinter Meeting Schedule for ULS

ALA Midwinter Meeting Schedule for ULS

Are you heading to ALA Midwinter in Chicago? It’s never too early to start planning your schedule. We hope to see you at these ULS events!   Meeting Number Meeting Name Date Time Location SUB52762 Academic Outreach Committee Sat Jan 31 10:30 am – 11:30 am SHER – Ontario Room...

Our Thoughts are with FSU

Our Thoughts are with FSU

By now you have probably heard about the tragedy that unfolded early this morning at Strozier Library on the campus of Florida State University. Our thoughts and hearts go out to our colleagues at FSU Libraries and to all the university students, faculty, and staff. The University Library Section hopes for...

Share Your Thoughts on “New Rules for the Road Ahead”

Share Your Thoughts on “New Rules for the Road Ahead”

From ACRL: As part of its 75th Anniversary celebration, ACRL has released of an initial version of “New Roles for the Road Ahead:  Essays Commissioned for ACRL’s 75th Anniversary,” authored by well-known bloggers and thought leaders Steven Bell, Lorcan Dempsey, and Barbara Fister. Pam Snelson, the chairperson of ACRL’s celebration...

Summary of April 23 Online Discussion

Summary of April 23 Online Discussion

Academic Library Outreach: The Intentional, the Desperate, and the Serendipitous – Summary of April 23 ULS Members-Only Online Discussion Author: Jennifer Lee, University of Calgary, on behalf of the ULS Membership Committee On April 23, 2014, ULS held its second members-only online discussion.  About 60 attendees attended to discuss academic...

ULS/DLS Session at ALA Annual: Leading From the Side

ULS/DLS Session at ALA Annual: Leading From the Side

Now that the conference scheduler is available, are you figuring out what great sessions to attend at ALA Annual this year? Be sure to add this one about leading through innovation and creativity to the list!   Moderator: Carrie Moran, UCF Regional Librarian, Valencia College Osceola Speaker: Jade G. Winn, Assistant Dean...

Technology & Libraries Committee SXSW 2014 Round-Up

Technology & Libraries Committee SXSW 2014 Round-Up

Earlier this week the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee presented a webinar that recapped many of the sessions attended by members at SXSW 2014. If  you were unable to attend you can watch the webinar or view the slides at your leisure. And if you watch the webinar, be sure...