Category Archive: Programs

Apr 19 2017

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 academic library. Online discussions are …

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Apr 12 2017

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 images about “the grind.” This …

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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

assessing library space

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

Brian Leaf

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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May 11 2016

ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring @ ALA Annual 2016

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 Annual! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service in Orlando, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a 20-minute session, on …

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May 10 2016

ACRL ULS Social @ ALA Annual 2016

Taverna Opa Orlando interior

Going to ALA Annual in Orlando? Interested in university libraries or in just casually meeting some fellow librarians? We’re once again hosting a social to help you unwind after a busy Saturday of programs. Details are below: When: Saturday, June 25, 5:30-7:00pm Where: Taverna Opa Orlando (9101 International Drive, Suite 2240 [2nd level of Pointe Orlando], …

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Apr 25 2016

ACRL ULS Online Discussion: Integration and High-Impact: Educational Practices for Student Success

ACRL ULS, through its Online Discussion Group, is pleased to host the following online discussion: “Integration and High-Impact: Educational Practices for Student Success.” The discussion will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 1:00pm CST. Please join us! To register for this discussion, go to: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef47ace85212cce30715ebca1796fb11a When planning for instruction, do you look beyond the …

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