Category Archive: Programs

Mar 16 2017

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 & inquiries to Jason Martin (Jason.martin@mtsu.edu). …

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Feb 15 2017

Assessing Library Space: A Framework for Getting Started

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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 so, and their experiences assessing …

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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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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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Jun 17 2015

ACRL President’s Program: Leading through Transition

Leading through Transition: Changing roles facing university and library leaders The ACRL President’s program focuses on an intentional approach to facing challenges in the current educational landscape. How can the library help new leaders transition to these new roles and evolving demands? What part can the library play in bringing focus for university leadership? How …

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Jan 20 2015

ACRL UnCon 2015

  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 2015

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 11 2014

Guns on Campus: Implications for Libraries

The University Libraries Section Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group presents a discussion about guns on campus and the implications for libraries. Led by Rick Stoddart, Head, User and Research Services, University of Idaho Library, this discussion will explore issues for libraries related to concealed weapons laws and how they are implemented, and other topics …

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