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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...

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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.

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ULS 2019 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2019 officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1063.

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Introduction to Augmented Reality for and by Librarians [video replay]

This video is about augmented reality for and by librarians with the presenters focusing on what augmented reality is, how people are using it, a plan to use it, comparison of 4-5 related applications, and a demonstration of a specific library orientation. Augmented reality has been gaining increasing popularity among...

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“I didn’t mean anything by it”: How racial microaggressions are perceived

In this free online presentation, presenter Audrey Robinson-Nkongola will define microaggressions and what librarians of color and the dominant culture should know about them.

Member of Month: David Alexander

Name: David Alexander Institution: University of South Dakota Job Title: Head of Resource Management and Assistant to the Dean How long have you been a member of ULS? I believe since library school in 1997. What or who inspires your work? I get the greatest satisfaction from working with our...

2019 ULS Candidate for Secretary: Camille Thomas

Camille Thomas is one of two candidates this year for ULS Secretary. She is the Scholarly Communication Librarian at the Texas Tech University. Read this interview to learn more about Camille as a candidate. 1.     Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. My background is...

Engaging Your Community with Exhibits & Displays (Online Discussion)

The ACRL/ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to academic outreach endeavors. March 2019: Engaging Your Community with Exhibits & Displays This month’s discussion will focus on how academic libraries create and use exhibits and displays in outreach. Come prepared to talk about...

2019 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: George J Fowler

George J. Fowler is one of three candidates this year for ULS Member at Large. He is the University Librarian at the Old Dominion. Read this interview to learn more about George as a candidate How long have you been involved in ULS and what attracted you to the section?...