Category: Programs

Libraries and Student Affairs Collaborations (ALA Annual 2017)

The ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group hopes you will join us for a rousing conversation about libraries and student affairs collaborations at ALA Annual. Academic libraries often report to Academic Affairs, but have much in common with Student Affairs. How can academic libraries working collaboratively with Student Affairs...

ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring @ ALA Annual 2017

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 Midwinter! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service in Chicago, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor...

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ULS Social at ALA Annual 2017

Going to ALA Annual in Chicago? Interested in chatting about university libraries and casually meeting some fellow librarians? The ULS Membership Committee is hosting a social to help you unwind after a busy Saturday of programs. Enjoy free appetizers and a cash bar, while also networking with fellow ULS members...

Impact on Student Outcomes & Collecting Better Data (ALA Annual 2017)

Join the ACRL ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group for an exciting session at the 2017 Annual Conference in Chicago! We’ll have two presentations with discussion and questions to follow. Demonstrating the Impact of Academic Libraries on Student Outcomes Presented by Angie Thorpe, Digital User Experience Librarian, Indiana University Kokomo. Angie...

Impactful Partnerships: Navigating the Evolving Scholarly Communication Landscape with Faculty (ALA Annual 2017)

ULS and EBSS are co-sponsoring Impactful Partnerships: Navigating the Evolving Scholarly Communication Landscape with Faculty at this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. This panel will focus on cutting-edge trends for tracking scholarly output, including metrics, altmetrics, bibliometrics, and digital identity. Come learn about the pros and cons of using metrics for...

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...

Online Discussion: Collaborating with Campus Partners on Outreach Activities

As part of its ongoing series of online discussions, the ULS Academic Outreach Committee will be offering three online roundtable discussions on Collaborating with Campus Partners on Outreach Activities next week. Come share your ideas and learn what other librarians are doing to establish partnerships with units outside of the...

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...

Assessing Library Space: A Framework for Getting Started [video]

On March 8, 2017, the ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee sponsored an online program discussing frameworks for assessing user space, major considerations in doing so, and their experiences assessing and redesigning library space. Below is the video of this program. For more information about the program, please send questions &...

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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...