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Call for Proposals for Online Professional Development Presentations

The ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee (PDC) welcomes proposals for online programs that further ACRL members’ professional development, knowledge, and practice. Submission deadline is September 18, 2019.

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Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review

Scholarly publishing needs input from diverse voices to ensure both quality and equity. Let Erin Owens, an experienced peer reviewer for more than 10 LIS journals, show you how scholarly peer review can benefit you, your peers, and the profession as a whole.

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ULS Social in D.C.

After a long day at the ALA Conference in Washington, D.C., join us for tapas (free) and drinks (cash bar) at the ACRL University Libraries Section Social on Saturday, June 22 5:30-7:30 pm. We will meet at La Tasca, 722 7th Street NW, only a 6 minute walk from the...

ULS Evidence-based Practices Discussion Group

Heading to ALA? Come join the ACRL ULS Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group on Sunday, June 23rd, 8:30 am-10:00 am at the Washington Hilton (1919 Connecticut Avenue NW) in rooms Columbia 1 &2 Guest speakers and topics are listed below: Presenters: Orolando Duffus, Business Librarian, University of Houston Libraries; and...

Be a Mentor through the ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring Program @ ALA Annual 2019

Want to help someone new to the profession, or more experienced but seeking your wisdom? Sign up to be a mentor! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a 20-minute session, on a drop-in...

Find a Mentor at the ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring Program @ ALA Annual 2019

Looking for objective input or feedback from seasoned professionals, seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians? Do a “fly by” at ALA Annual in Washington D.C.! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor...

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Archival Data Management Systems (Online Course)

This course will provide an overview of archival data management systems. Participants will learn the concept of the information life cycle and its influence on the use and retention of archival data.Methods for evaluating the different types of systems and their appropriateness for handling different types of data will be...

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ACRL Leadership DG Webinar: “Personal Librarians: Building Relationships for Student Success”

Date/Time: August 14, Wednesday from 9-10 am PT/12-1 pm ET Does your library offer a personal librarian program? Not sure what it is? The ACRL Leadership Discussion Group invites the co-authors of the newest publication, Personal Librarians: Building Relationships for Student Success (ABC CLIO 2019) to present a webinar on...

Member of the Month: Russ Dennison

Russ Dennison is the June 2019 Member of the Month. Learn more about Russ and what inspires him about working in a university library.

Developing Your Outreach Plan

May 2019 topic: Developing Your Outreach Plan
This month’s online roundtable discussion will focus on how academic libraries plan for outreach activities and programs throughout the year.