Category Archive: ULS

May 27

ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring at ALA Annual 2015

ULS will be providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco. Whether you want to talk with a mentor or provide mentorship, we’d love for you to participate. The service will be hosted by the Placement Center in the Moscone Convention Center during these times: Saturday, 6/27, 9:00am – 12:00pm Sunday, …

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May 27

ACRL ULS Social @ ALA Annual 2015

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Going to ALA Annual in San Francisco? 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. Details are below: When: Saturday, June 27, 5:30-7:00pm Where: Jillian’s (175 4th Street, …

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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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May 04

Member of the Month: Tammi Owens

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Tammi Owens, Winona State University, Assistant Professor, Emerging Services and Liaison Librarian What inspires your work? Two groups of great people. Our students. I work with Nursing majors here at WSU, and they are incredibly talented and dedicated. I also work with Education Leadership graduate students, and they are producing projects that will make a …

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Mar 16

Member of the Month: Carrie Moran

Carrie Moran, User Engagement Librarian, University of Central Florida What inspires you in your work? The moments where I feel like I’ve made someone’s day a little easier by helping them either find the information they need or get on the right path to do so. Are you currently working on a project that is …

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Feb 11

Member of the Month: Jody Bailey

Jody Bailey, Director of Grants and Research and Liaison Librarian to Linguistics & TESOL What inspires you in your work? The University of Texas at Arlington (where I work) is ranked fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity and has a majority minority population. I feel very fortunate to work in an environment where I …

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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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Jan 07

Member of the Month: Marilyn Myers

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Each month, the University Libraries Section will feature a ULS member in a Member of the Month blog post.  Members will be asked a series of questions and we’ll share some of the answers. To kick off this new series, today we feature ULS chair, Marilyn Myers. Marilyn Myers, Associate Dean for Public Services at the …

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Nov 20

Our Thoughts are with FSU

By now you have probably heard about the tragedy that unfolded early this morning at Strozier Library on the campus of Florida State University. Our thoughts and hearts go out to our colleagues at FSU Libraries and to all the university students, faculty, and staff. The University Library Section hopes for a full recovery for the …

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