Category Archive: ULS

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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Nov 20 2015

Upcoming ACRL ULS Online Discussions and Roundtables

ACRL ULS is offering some exciting virtual activities for its members in the next few weeks: an online discussion on “Digital Creation Centers in Academic Libraries” and a series of online roundtables on “Outreach to Non-traditional Students.” Below are the details for each of these events: Digital Creation Centers in Academic Libraries ACRL/ULS, through its …

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Nov 10 2015

ACRL ULS Social @ ALA Midwinter 2016

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Going to ALA Midwinter in Boston? 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, January 9, 5:30-7:00pm Where: Salvatore’s Restaurant (Seaport District location …

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Oct 07 2015

Nominate a librarian for the new ULS Professional Development Award!

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Do you know someone who has contributed to librarians’ growth and professional development? The University Libraries Section of ACRL has a brand new ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award designed to recognize such a person. They’ll get $1,000 and be celebrated at ALA Annual 2016 in Orlando. It’s easy peasy. By December 4, 2015: Think of …

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Aug 21 2015

Task Force on Best Practices for ULS Leaders Report

A task force was put together to create documentation and templates for committee chairs and discussion group leaders in ULS in order to both assist and support incoming chairs and Discussion Group conveners with best practices for running their committees effectively, as well as to educate new members on the committee as to what is …

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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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May 27 2015

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 2015

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 2015

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 2015

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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