Category Archive: ACRL

Jun 17

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 focus for university leadership? How …

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Feb 11

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 in an environment where I …

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Jan 20

ACRL UnCon 2015

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  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.


Jan 12

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 & Castle (185 North Wabash Ave., …

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Dec 11

Guns on Campus: Implications for Libraries

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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 are implemented, and other topics …

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Nov 06

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 of its 75th anniversary, asks, …

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Nov 03

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 innovative library program; an analysis …

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Jun 09

ULS All-Committees Meeting at ALA Annual

If you will be at ALA Annual in Vegas, please consider coming to our ULS All-Committees Meeting! WHEN: Sunday, June 29, 2014 – 3:00pm to 4:00pm WHERE: Las Vegas Convention Center Exhibit Hall, Mtg Rm C LINK: http://ala14.ala.org/node/15029 These are open committee meetings for ULS. Anyone is welcome to visit if you’re interested in joining …

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May 22

Congratulations to the new ULS officers!

The following University Libraries Section members have been elected to the ULS Executive Committee: Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Jason Martin Members-at-large: Amanda Peters + Drew Smith And thanks to everyone who ran for office! Full ACRL election results are available on the ALA website.


Apr 10

SXSW 2014 Round-up Overview

Author: Sara O’Donnell, University of Northern Colorado, on behalf of the ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee On March 26, 2014 the ACRL ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee hosted the SXSW 2014 Round-Up, a webinar featuring five speakers who presented overviews of their favorite sessions and themes from SXSW Interactive 2014. The free online …

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