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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...

Deadline to Volunteer for ACRL Committees is February 15

There’s still time to volunteer to serve on an ACRL committee! The deadline is this Wednesday, February 15th. Consider volunteering with ULS, the largest section of ACRL. To help you learn more about the opportunities available with ULS and the types of work you might contribute to, we’ve made these LibGuides:...

2017 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Nicole Sump-Crethar

2017 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Nicole Sump-Crethar

Nicole Sump-Crethar is one of two candidates this year for ULS Vice Chair/Chair-Elect. She is an Associate Professor and Head of Digital Resources and Discovery Services at Oklahoma State University. Read this interview to learn more about Nicole and what her goals would be if elected as Vice Chair/Chair-Elect.  ...

2017 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Kerry Creelman

2017 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Kerry Creelman

Kerry Creelman is one of two candidates this year for ULS Vice Chair/Chair-Elect. She is the Coordinator of Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach at the University of Houston. Read this interview to learn more about Kerry and what her goals would be if elected as Vice Chair/Chair-Elect.   Tell us more about...

mentoring partners

LLAMA Mentoring Program Now Accepting Applications

The LLAMA Mentoring Committee is recruiting for both mentors and mentees for our July 2017-June 2018 year. The LLAMA Mentoring Program, http://www.ala.org/llama/llama-mentoring-program, pairs librarians who are currently in leadership positions with librarians who are interested in becoming leaders. For mentors, it is a chance to pass on your experience and...