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2018 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Amanda Peters

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I have been an academic librarian at The University of Michigan for 18 (!) years.  It really has flown by. I work primarily with undergraduates who are new to academic research; I love making those early impressions and...

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ACRL ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group Midwinter 2018

Join the ACRL ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group for an exciting session at ALA Midwinter 2018 in Denver! We’ll have two presentations with discussion and questions to follow. Date: Sunday, February 11th Time: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, 1550 Court Place. Room: Governor’s Square 16 See descriptions of the...

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ULS Membership Social @ ALA Midwinter – Saturday, February 10th

Heading to Denver for ALA Midwinter? Meet up with old friends and make new ones at the ACRL University Libraries Section (ULS) Midwinter Social on Saturday, February 10th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Conveniently located across from the Colorado Convention Center, Stout Street Social (1400 Stout Street) will be the...

ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring @ ALA Midwinter 2018 – Seeking Volunteer Mentors and Mentees!

The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring service in Denver, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a 20-minute session, on a drop-in basis. We are based in the Placement Center in the Colorado Convention Center, the service is available during these...

Get to Know the ULS 2018 ALA Emerging Leader, Ashleigh Coren!

Congratulations to the ULS 2018 ALA Emerging Leader Ashleigh Coren! 1. Tell us about your current position. What do you enjoy the most about it? I am the Special Collections Librarian for Teaching and Learning at the University of Maryland, College Park. My job is split up into five different...

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2018 ULS Slate of Candidates Announced

The ULS Executive Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the upcoming 2018 ALA election. Vice-chair/Chair-elect Jody Bailey, University of Texas, Arlington Amanda Peters, University of Michigan Member-at-Large Rachel Mulvihill, University of Central Florida, rachel.mulvihill@ucf.edu Nancy Gibson, Austin Peay State University Lis Pankl, University of Utah For...

2018 MidWinter ULS Program Schedule

For program descriptions, please consult the Conference Scheduler Saturday, February 10, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Mentoring-on-the-Fly I Location: Colorado Convention Center, Placement Center 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Current Topics Discussion Group (ACRL ULS) Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, Plaza Court 2 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Campus Administration...

2018 Outstanding Professional Development Award – Call for Nominations

University Libraries Section Outstanding Professional Development Award committee is pleased to announce that they are accepting nominations. Nominations due: February 9, 2018 See details and submit nominations on the ACRL Web site: http://www.ala.org/acrl/awards/achievementawards/ulsaward The award recognizes librarians, archivists, or curators whose contributions to providing professional development opportunities for librarians have...

20 Apps in 60 Minutes

The following program will be offered free of charge and is brought to you by the ULS Professional Development Committee. 20 Apps in 60 Minutes Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Time: 12:00 pm (CENTRAL) Cost: Free Location: Online Registration: Follow this link and click on “Register” – https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e787feb46f5a05faa2a4bb3aac75b9602 Description:  This webinar will...

Set Big Goals, Get Big Results

The following online program will be offered free of charge and is brought to you by the ULS Professional Development Committee. Set Big Goals, Get Big Results Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm (CENTRAL) Cost: Free Location: Online Registration: Follow this link and click on “Register”: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e55bc348ba79c7cbe69003226f4118c49 Description:  We will not get anywhere in...