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Online Discussion: Collaborating with Campus Partners on Outreach Activities

As part of its ongoing series of online discussions, the ULS Academic Outreach Committee will be offering three online roundtable discussions on Collaborating with Campus Partners on Outreach Activities next week. Come share your ideas and learn what other librarians are doing to establish partnerships with units outside of the...

ULS 2017 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1,122. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term) Kerry Creelman Secretary (For a two-year term) Michelle Demeter Member-At-Large (For a three-year term) Bruce Henson Nancy E. Garmer For the full list of ACRL election...

Stop being Busy and Start being Productive

The ULS Professional Development Committee is please to announce an upcoming online program. Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CST Presenter: Jason Martin, Associate Dean of the Walker Library at Middle Tennessee State University The Internet and social media are filled with posts, memes, and...

Assessing Library Space: A Framework for Getting Started [video]

On March 8, 2017, the ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee sponsored an online program discussing frameworks for assessing user space, major considerations in doing so, and their experiences assessing and redesigning library space. Below is the video of this program. For more information about the program, please send questions &...

2017 ULS-Sponsored Emerging Leader: Lorelei Rutledge

Lorelei Rutledge is this year’s ULS-sponsored American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leader. The Emerging Leaders program is a leadership development program for no more than 50 newer library workers a year that provides participants with the opportunity to work with a team to complete a 6-month project proposed by an ALA unit....

2017 ULS Candidate for Secretary: Emily Frigo

2017 ULS Candidate for Secretary: Emily Frigo

Emily Frigo is one of two candidates this year for ULS Secretary. She is the Instructional Services, First Year Initiatives Coordinator at Grand Valley State University. Read this interview to learn more about Emily and what her goals would be if elected as Secretary. 1. Tell us about yourself and how...

2017 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Bruce Henson

2017 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Bruce Henson

Bruce Henson is one of three candidates this year for ULS Member-at-Large. He is the Associate Dean of Research and Learning Services at Georgia Institute of Technology Library. Read this interview to learn more about Bruce and what his goals would be if elected as Member-at-Large. Tell us more about...

2017 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Ryan Litsey

2017 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Ryan Litsey

Ryan Litsey is one of three candidates this year for ULS Member-at-Large. He is an Associate Librarian at Texas Tech University Libraries. Read this interview to learn more about Ryan and what his goals would be if elected as Member-at-Large. Tell us more about yourself and how you became an...

2017 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Nancy Garmer

2017 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Nancy Garmer

Nancy Garmer is one of three candidates this year for ULS Member-at-Large. She is the Acting Assistant Dean of User Experience and Learning at Florida Institute of Technology. Read this interview to learn more about Nancy and what her goals would be if elected as Member-at-Large. Tell us more about...

assessing library space

Assessing Library Space: A Framework for Getting Started

Join the University Libraries Section on March 8, 2017 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (EST) for an online presentation and discussion about assessing user needs to advocate for and design learning spaces in academic libraries. The panel of experts will discuss frameworks for assessing user space, major considerations in doing...