Category: Announcements

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...

Public Service Directors of Large Research Libraries Discussion Group for ALA MidWinter 2017

Join us is Atlanta at the ALA Midwinter Conference for adDiscussion of issues of common interest to the senior public service administrators of large research libraries, and a forum for the exchange of information on new developments, techniques and problems in administering public services. We’ll kick start our conversation at...

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Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group for ALA Midwinter 2017

Join the ACRL ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group for an exciting session at the 2017 Midwinter Conference in Atlanta!  We’ll have two presentations with discussion and questions to follow. Best Practices for Student Advisory Boards. Presented by Ameet Doshi, Director of Service Experience and Program Design, The Georgia Institute of...

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Atlanta bound for ALA Midwinter? Attend the ULS MidWinter Social

Meet up with old friends and make new ones at the ACRL University Libraries Section (ULS) Midwinter Social on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. It’s a party on the patio of the Hudson Grille Downtown with free appetizers and a cash bar! Join us for great...

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ULS Slate of Candidates Announced

The ULS Executive Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the upcoming ALA election. Vice-chair/Chair-elect Nicole Sump-Crethar, Associate Professor, Head of Digital Resources and Discovery Services, Oklahoma State University; Kerry Creelman, Coordinator of Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach, University of Houston. Secretary Michelle Demeter, Distance and Outreach Coordinator,...