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Set Big Goals, Get Big Results

The following online program will be offered free of charge and is brought to you by the ULS Professional Development Committee. Set Big Goals, Get Big Results Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm (CENTRAL) Cost: Free Location: Online Registration: Follow this link and click on “Register”: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e55bc348ba79c7cbe69003226f4118c49 Description:  We will not get anywhere in...

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Planning, Conducting, and Communicating Library Assessment: An Overview

This program will introduce key stages of effective library assessment programs and projects. Topics include: creating a library-wide assessment plan, planning small- and large-scale projects, choosing methodology, and communicating results and future actions to key stakeholders. The speakers will present strategies for approaching assessment depending on your institutional context and...

How to Think (and Act) Like a UX Librarian

The following online program will be offered free of charge on Tuesday, October 17th at 11:00 am CT. To register for the program, follow this link and click on “Register”: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8a5fcded87615cc5768dd1eb21e742c7 This program will be recorded for later viewing if you unable to attend the live session. This program is brought...

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Impactful Partnerships: Navigating the Evolving Scholarly Communication Landscape with Faculty

A summary of the ULS/EBSS ALA 2017 Program Written by Laura Gariepy, ULS Conference Program Planning Committee Member ACRL’s ULS and EBSS divisions were pleased to offer “Impactful Partnerships: Navigating the Evolving Scholarly Communication Landscape with Faculty” at ALA Annual 2017. The program took place on Sunday, June 25, from...

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...