Category Archive: conferences

May 19

San Francisco ALA on a Budget: Tips from ULS Member Katherine Ahnberg

I grew up in the Bay Area and lived in San Francisco proper for two years before leaving the west coast for library school. Four months into my first full time position, I can’t wait to represent my “hometown” at ALA! Yes San Francisco is extremely expensive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find great deals. Take it …

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May 04

ALA Annual Conference Program: Look into the Crystal Ball

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Don’t miss the ULS Program, Look into the Crystal Ball: Future Directions for Higher Education and Academic Libraries, at ALA Annual! Date/Time: Saturday, June 27, 1-2:30PM Place: Moscone Convention Center 3003 (W) How should we approach the future? Speakers from Ithaka S+R and Stanford’s Graduate School of Education will identify broad transformations within and future …

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Apr 14

ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group: Call for Proposals

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If you have experience in academic library middle management and would like to lead a discussion at ALA Annual, consider submitting a proposal to the ACRL-ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group. The charge of the ACRL-ULS Mid-Level Managers Discussion Group is “to provide a forum for discussion and presentations on current topics of interest to mid-level …

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Mar 03

ULS Current Topics Discussion Group: Call for Proposals

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The charge of the ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group is “to organize informal discussion meetings and presentations on well-defined issues and problems of current interest to university libraries and librarians.” Last year, for example, the Discussion Leaders presented “Values Driven Services: What Are Your Library’s Core Values?” Other areas of interest may include but are …

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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 23

On-the-Fly Mentoring Service at ALA Midwinter

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  Want to share your experience and make new connections at ALA Midwinter? ULS has created an opportunity for mentoring, advising, and learning with and from other members and the ALA community. It’s called On-the-Fly Mentoring, and it might be just the thing for you . . . as a mentor, a mentee, or both! …

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Nov 21

ALA Midwinter Meeting Schedule for ULS

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Are you heading to ALA Midwinter in Chicago? It’s never too early to start planning your schedule. We hope to see you at these ULS events!   Meeting Number Meeting Name Date Time Location SUB52762 Academic Outreach Committee Sat Jan 31 10:30 am – 11:30 am SHER – Ontario Room 52705 ULS Social Sat Jan …

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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 20

ACRL ULS/DLS Joint Social

Interested in university libraries, distance learning, or in just casually meeting some fellow librarians? Join us at ALA for the first ever joint ULS/DLS social. The social will be at Grill 55, Wine Room, at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel, 3400 Paradise Road / Las Vegas, NV 89169-2770 (http://www.renaissancelasvegas.com/dinings/grill-55.aspx) on Saturday, June 28 from 5:30 …

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