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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.

ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award Interview: Lynda Kellam

Lynda Kellam was selected as the 2019 recipient of the ACRL ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award for creating the webinar series “Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian.” The $1,000 award and plaque will be presented to her at the ULS reception at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference in Washington...

Member of the Month: Nicole Bungert

Name: Nicole Bungert Institution: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Job Title: Student Success Librarian How long have you been a member of ULS? 2 years What or who inspires your work? Social justice—the potential for information and education to improve the lives of individuals. What most excites you about academic librarianship? The...

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2019 ULS Schedule at ALA Annual Conference

The University Libraries Section schedule at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference is now available.