Yearly Archive: 2008

European Libraries program from ALA

European Libraries program from ALA

If you have an interest in the ways that European libraries are cooperating now, you will be interested in a program available online from the ACRL West European Studies Section that was presented at the ALA conference in Anaheim. Cooperative Strategies for European Libraries: Access and Preservation highlights cooperative efforts...

ARL/ACRL announce new regional Institute on Scholarly Communication

ARL/ACRL announce new regional Institute on Scholarly Communication

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announce a new regional ARL/ ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication, hosted by the Orbis Cascade Alliance, December 1—3, 2008, in Portland, Ore. This immersive learning experience prepares participants to be local experts within their libraries....

Call for Presentations: 15th Reference Research Forum, 2009

Call for Presentations: 15th Reference Research Forum, 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS The Research and Statistics Committee of the Reference Services Section of RUSA invites the submission of research projects for presentation at the 15th Reference Research Forum at the 2009 American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. The Reference Research Forum continues to be one of the...

Strategic Planning: DIY Works!

Strategic Planning: DIY Works!

Colleagues, I fully expect many to disagree with this post! Nevertheless, I wanted to share that in my experience do-it-yourself strategic planning works well in libraries and library organizations. My first full-fledged strategic planning was done as Vice President/President-Elect of the Illinois Chapter of the Special Libraries Association/SLA, in the...

ULS Executive Committee Call for Nominations

ULS Executive Committee Call for Nominations

The ACRL University Library Section 2009 Nominating Committee is pleased to put forth a call for nominations for ULS Executive Committee vacancies to the ULS membership. We are calling for nominations for the following offices. ULS Chair Elect/Vice Chair ULS Secretary 2 ULS member-at-large positions If you would like to...

ULS Program at ALA 2008 Annual Meeting!

ULS Program at ALA 2008 Annual Meeting!

Technology and electronic social networking are pervasive among today’s college students. Cell phones, iPods, IM, MySpace, and FaceBook are just some of the tools these students use daily. Communicating in a meaningful way and finding teachable moments with these multitasking Millennials can truly be a challenge. In this session, we...

Congratulations Liz Oesleby!

Congratulations Liz Oesleby!

Liz Oesleby, Director of Library Services at the American University in Dubai, received The President’s Award for Outstanding Service 2007-2008. The award is bestowed on a faculty or staff member who has made significant ongoing contributions to AUD above and beyond the call of duty. The President praised “her commitment,...

ACRL Publishing Assistance

ACRL Publishing Assistance

Greetings from ACRL Publishing, We would like to introduce you to the many publishing avenues open to you through ACRL. As a leader in ACRL, you may be working with a committee on a publication, be an advisor on a publication, or have an idea for a book you want...

Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to our new blog!

Hello everyone, and welcome to the ULS blog. Please bear with us while we get this set up the way we like it. Coming soon: News and Announcements Re: ALA Annual! If you would like to be an author on this blog, please email me directly. fpalsson-at-usc [dot] [edu] Thanks!