Category Archive: ACRL

Feb 03

ACRL ULS Roundtable Discussion: Outreach Programming for Themed Events

The ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to Academic Outreach endeavors. The next week of discussions begins February 8th. Each discussion will last 1 hour and be limited to 12 participants and 1 facilitator (like a face-to-face roundtable discussion). February’s Topic: Outreach Programming for Themed Events This …

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Dec 14

Volunteers Needed: ACRL Membership Booth at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston

ALA Midwinter 2017 logo

Join your colleagues and volunteer to staff the ACRL booth at the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston. Both current and prospective members visit for information about ACRL and its sections, interest groups, activities, services, and publications. You can register to win a free 2017 ACRL Conference registration. We will be giving away nautical pins …

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Dec 07

ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring @ ALA Midwinter 2016

Looking for objective input or feedback from seasoned professionals, or seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians?  Do a “fly by” at Midwinter! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service in Boston, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a 20-minute session on a …

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Dec 07

Student Retention: Campus Partnerships and Best Practices

Two persons reading books

Student Retention:  Campus Partnerships and Best Practices   Student Retention:  Campus Partnerships and Best Practices Saturday, January 9, 2016 3-4 pm Westin Copley, St. George C/D ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group Facilitated by Katy Mathuews, Collections Assessment and Stacks Management Librarian, Ohio University Libraries. The ACRL ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group …

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Nov 20

Upcoming ACRL ULS Online Discussions and Roundtables

ACRL ULS is offering some exciting virtual activities for its members in the next few weeks: an online discussion on “Digital Creation Centers in Academic Libraries” and a series of online roundtables on “Outreach to Non-traditional Students.” Below are the details for each of these events: Digital Creation Centers in Academic Libraries ACRL/ULS, through its …

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Oct 07

Nominate a librarian for the new ULS Professional Development Award!

ULS Professional Development Award graphic

Do you know someone who has contributed to librarians’ growth and professional development? The University Libraries Section of ACRL has a brand new ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award designed to recognize such a person. They’ll get $1,000 and be celebrated at ALA Annual 2016 in Orlando. It’s easy peasy. By December 4, 2015: Think of …

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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


  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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