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Mar 03

ULS Current Topics Discussion Group: Call for Proposals

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The charge of the ACRL-ULS Current Topics Discussion Group is “to organize informal discussion meetings and presentations on well-defined issues and problems of current interest to university libraries and librarians.” Last year, for example, the Discussion Leaders presented “Values Driven Services: What Are Your Library’s Core Values?” Other areas of interest may include but are …

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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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Jan 05

“On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service: Call for Mentors!

From the ULS Membership Committee: Call for Mentors: Seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians and give to the profession? The ULS Membership Committee has a role for you! We’re providing an “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service at the upcoming ALA Midwinter Conference in Chicago, based out of the ALA Placement Center. If you’d like to …

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Oct 24

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success

Members-Only Online Discussion: Student Success Brought to you by the ACRL-ULS Committee on the Future of University Libraries The ULS Membership Committee is pleased to provide a FREE online discussion for ULS members on Thursday, November 20 from 3-4 pm EST.  Registration Information Assessing How Libraries Contribute to Student Success Feeling pressed to prove that …

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Oct 16

75th Anniversary of ACRL Scholarship Campaign

ULS is participating in the scholarship campaign for the 75th Anniversary of ACRL. Please consider donating what you can so that we can reach our goal of underwriting one full scholarship? More Info about the campaign Super simple instructions Note:  Be sure to click on ADD TRIBUTE at checkout and then IN HONOR OF on …

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May 13

Save the Date: ULS ALA Annual Current Topics Discussion

The ACRL University Libraries Section Current Topics Discussion Group invites you to join us at ALA for a program on “Values Driven Services: What Are Your Library’s Core Values?” Saturday, June 28 1-2:30pm in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N115. The library world is based upon the important value of freedom of information which …

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Mar 28

Technology & Libraries Committee SXSW 2014 Round-Up

Earlier this week the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee presented a webinar that recapped many of the sessions attended by members at SXSW 2014. If  you were unable to attend you can watch the webinar or view the slides at your leisure. And if you watch the webinar, be sure to complete the evaluation.


Mar 26

Academic & Research Libraries IFLA Applications Due May 1

ULS needs to  nominate an IFLA ACRL representative for the 2015-2019 session of an IFLA Standing Committees. For ULS we fall in this category:  Academic and Research Libraries along with CJCLS, and CLS. We are soliciting applications from eligible members who would like to represent ALA at IFLA. This is just NOMINATION and those names …

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Oct 13

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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Aug 30

Tips from the Trenches: From Learning Commons to Event Planning

Author: Cinthya Ippoliti, Head, Teaching and Learning Services, University of Maryland Libraries Editor’s note: “From Learning Commons to Event Planning” is the first in a series of blog postings, “Tips from the Trenches,” by Cinthya Ippoliti. From Learning Commons to Event Planning Your learning commons is very successful, students are using your spaces and services …

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