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Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians

When: Thurs May 24, 2018 11am-noon CST (Accessible time zone converter) Where: Online with Zoom Registration https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YV-7KAU5TUuBKoiJxP4uAQ Join us for an introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians by Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente. The rise of carpentry workshops in academic libraries comes out of scientists long standing need to...

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2018 ULS Slate of Candidates Announced

The ULS Executive Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the upcoming 2018 ALA election. Vice-chair/Chair-elect Jody Bailey, University of Texas, Arlington Amanda Peters, University of Michigan Member-at-Large Rachel Mulvihill, University of Central Florida, rachel.mulvihill@ucf.edu Nancy Gibson, Austin Peay State University Lis Pankl, University of Utah For...

2018 MidWinter ULS Program Schedule

For program descriptions, please consult the Conference Scheduler Saturday, February 10, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Mentoring-on-the-Fly I Location: Colorado Convention Center, Placement Center 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Current Topics Discussion Group (ACRL ULS) Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, Plaza Court 2 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Campus Administration...

2018 Outstanding Professional Development Award – Call for Nominations

University Libraries Section Outstanding Professional Development Award committee is pleased to announce that they are accepting nominations. Nominations due: February 9, 2018 See details and submit nominations on the ACRL Web site: http://www.ala.org/acrl/awards/achievementawards/ulsaward The award recognizes librarians, archivists, or curators whose contributions to providing professional development opportunities for librarians have...

Planning & Managing the Outreach Calendar for the Year

This month’s online roundtable discussion will focus on planning and managing outreach events year-round. We will talk about how different libraries plan and coordinate outreach activities throughout the year, how schedules are managed to avoid planning conflicts, mapping activities to outcomes, and more! Come prepared to talk about what you’re...

ULS 2017 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1,122. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term) Kerry Creelman Secretary (For a two-year term) Michelle Demeter Member-At-Large (For a three-year term) Bruce Henson Nancy E. Garmer For the full list of ACRL election...

Stop being Busy and Start being Productive

The ULS Professional Development Committee is please to announce an upcoming online program. Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CST Presenter: Jason Martin, Associate Dean of the Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University The Internet and social media are filled with posts, memes, and...

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Assessing Library Space: A Framework for Getting Started

Join the University Libraries Section on March 8, 2017 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (EST) for an online presentation and discussion about assessing user needs to advocate for and design learning spaces in academic libraries. The panel of experts will discuss frameworks for assessing user space, major considerations in doing...

Deadline to Volunteer for ACRL Committees is February 15

There’s still time to volunteer to serve on an ACRL committee! The deadline is this Wednesday, February 15th. Consider volunteering with ULS, the largest section of ACRL. To help you learn more about the opportunities available with ULS and the types of work you might contribute to, we’ve made these LibGuides:...

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LLAMA Mentoring Program Now Accepting Applications

The LLAMA Mentoring Committee is recruiting for both mentors and mentees for our July 2017-June 2018 year. The LLAMA Mentoring Program, http://www.ala.org/llama/llama-mentoring-program, pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who are interested in becoming leaders. For mentors, it is a chance to pass on your experience and...