Category Archive: ULS Executive Committee

Nov 28 2016

Interview with ULS Chair Rebecca Blakiston

Rebecca Blakiston is the 2016-2017 Chair of the University Libraries Section. Currently she works at the University of Arizona Libraries as a Team Lead for Web Design & User Experience. In this interview Rebecca talks about her involvement with ULS and what she hopes to accomplish as Chair.   Tell us a little about yourself …

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May 22 2014

Congratulations to the new ULS officers!

The following University Libraries Section members have been elected to the ULS Executive Committee: Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Jason Martin Members-at-large: Amanda Peters + Drew Smith And thanks to everyone who ran for office! Full ACRL election results are available on the ALA website.

Oct 13 2013

Greetings from the ULS Chair

Greetings ULS Community! As the current Chair of ULS for this year 2013/14, I wanted to say hello and share some information to our over 4,475 ULS members! (# as of August 2013).   1) Celebrate our Accomplishments Every year  ACRL leaders of the sections, interest groups, and chapters report the activities and programs that …

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Jan 11 2013

ULS Executive Committee meeting – Midwinter 2013

The ACRL ULS Executive Committee meeting is open to all ALA and ULS members. Here are the meeting details: January 26, 2013 8:30-11:30am Hyatt at Olive 8, Room Azure You can find a copy of the agenda at Please let me know if you have any problems accessing the document. Hope to see you …

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Sep 18 2012

ULS Committee on the Future of University Libraries August 2012 report

The Future of Universities Prepared by Marilyn Myers, Chair The universities of which our libraries are a part are experiencing disruptive change. The attention of university decision makers is focused on what must be done now as well as what should be done long-term. Judith Brown, former university administrator and professor emerita at Wesleyan reflects …

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Sep 11 2012

Welcome from the ULS Chair

Hello ULS Members! Now is a great time to be a part of ULS! ULS strives to keep members informed of the latest trends and innovative practices in the field. Committee on the Future of University Libraries scours higher education literature to identify key issues that will have an impact on academic libraries and publishes …

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Feb 13 2012

The Future of University Libraries

The Future of University Libraries: 2012 Midwinter Report Prepared by Michelle Dunaway for the Committee on the Future of University Libraries January 2012 Committee: Miranda Henry Bennett, Theresa S. Byrd, Christopher Cox, Michelle Dunaway, Rafia Mirza, Chair: Marilyn Myers, Laura K. Probst The ACRL/ULS Committee on the Future of University Libraries is charged with exploring …

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Aug 24 2009

The new committees you asked for

Wondering how that poll turned out, where we asked for your vote on what new committees ULS should create? Here’s the overview (click the image to enlarge it). For more detailed responses, you’re welcome to view our full poll results on SurveyMonkey. Looks like Academic Outreach is the one to start with, eh? Feel free …

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Aug 20 2009

Have you heard Sarah Long’s interview with ULS Vice Chair?

Check out Longshots #177 Bringing a Youthful Vision to ALA (August 5, 2009), Sarah Long’s interview with ULS Vice Chair Kim Leeder. Summary from the Library Beat website: Sarah talks with recent MLIS graduate Kim Leeder, Reference & Instruction Librarian at Boise State University and Vice Chair for the University Libraries Section of ACRL . …

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Aug 11 2009

Vote on new ULS committees!

In the next year ULS will be initiating several new committees in order to create more opportunities for ULS members to be active in the section while also expanding ULS’s contributions to university librarianship. What will those committees be? We want you to tell us. Vote now! via our one-question Surveymonkey poll.

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