Category Archive: ALA

Oct 13 2016

Announcement: NMRT Candidates for 2017 Elections

The NMRT Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following candidates for election. Before the elections next April, NMRT members will have the chance to get to know the candidates via our Candidate Forum. The forum will take place on the NMRT blog, Notes, in late February. Each candidate will be discussing their qualifications and …

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Jun 16 2016

Data and Privacy: Where to draw the line?

Sunday, June 26 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM OCCC W206B Join us on for a discussion of privacy issues and data collection in university libraries. We will have four topics of moderated discussion: The use of data in assessment, The use of data to add value, Location based services, and Privacy, legal issues and collaboration. …

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Jun 14 2016

Taking Our Seat at the Table: How Academic Librarians Can Help Shape the Future of Higher Education

Be inspired! Join ACRL’s University Libraries Section (ULS) panel discussion, Taking Our Seat at the Table: How Academic Librarians Can Help Shape the Future of Higher Education, and learn from four diverse academic leaders who positioned their campus libraries at the center of dialogues addressing issues facing higher education. Date: Sunday, June 26 Time: 1:00-2:30pm …

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Jun 01 2016

Inclusion on Campus: How Libraries Foster a Welcoming Culture

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Sponsored by the ACRL ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group, please join us for a lively conversation about inclusion on campus. Extending beyond hiring practices and programming, we hope to facilitate a discussion around the structures, systems, and processes that perpetuate inequality in the academy and in librarianship. In today’s politically-fraught climate, what ways …

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May 11 2016

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

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

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May 10 2016

ACRL ULS Social @ ALA Annual 2016

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Going to ALA Annual in Orlando? Interested in university libraries or in just casually meeting some fellow librarians? We’re once again hosting a social to help you unwind after a busy Saturday of programs. Details are below: When: Saturday, June 25, 5:30-7:00pm Where: Taverna Opa Orlando (9101 International Drive, Suite 2240 [2nd level of Pointe Orlando], …

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Mar 16 2016

2016 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award winners announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. The University Libraries Section would like to give a special shout out to the university category winner, Robert W. Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center, for transformative change in innovative services and programs. For more information about this year’s winners, please visit the …

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Dec 14 2015

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

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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 2015

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 2015

Student Retention: Campus Partnerships and Best Practices

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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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