Yearly Archive: 2018

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Current Topics Discussion Group (2018 Annual)

The Current Topics Discussion Group will return to themes raised at the Midwinter meeting in Denver: space use and planning, measuring and demonstrating value to the institution, and efforts to support diverse student populations and address concerns about the costs of higher education. Attendees are welcome to propose additional topics...


Public Service Directors of Large Research Libraries Discussion Group (2018 Annual)

The discussion group takes place on Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Morial Convention Center, Room 296. Based on the poll feedback, the final agenda is below – please come prepared to share your thoughts, experiences, and questions with the group. Brief introductions & housekeeping (15 min.,...

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We’re All in It Together: Focusing Outreach & Assessment to Your Institution’s Strategic Goals (2018 Annual)

Sunday, June 24 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Location: Morial Convention Center, Rm 393 Assessing, evaluating, and articulating the impact and value of library outreach work is a growing trend among academic librarians engaged in marketing and outreach. In order to assess and determine the effectiveness of this work, it...

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How Good is Our Crystal Ball? Predicting Future Changes for Academic Libraries (2018 Annual)

The ULS Future of University Libraries Discussion Group invites you to join us for an informal discussion at ALA Annual in New Orleans on the role of futures thinking in planning for organizational change. The discussion forum will be held on Sunday, June 24 from 4-5:30pm (CDT) in the Sheraton...


Mentors needed for ACRL ULS On-the Fly Mentoring (2018 Annual)

Once again, the University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing the “On-the-Fly” mentoring service during the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The service allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a twenty minute session, on a drop-in basis. At Midwinter 2018, we had a great turnout...

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ACRL ULS Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group ALA Annual 2018

Come join us for a fascinating discussion at the ACRL ULS Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group at ALA Annual 2018! It will be on Sunday, June 24 from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM at the Sheraton New Orleans (500 Canal Street), Room: Nottoway (4th floor). Guest speakers and topics are...


Making the Case for Diversity: Grassroots Leadership as a Catalyst for Change (2018 Annual)

Saturday, June 23 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Morial Convention Center, Rm 291-292 This interactive session brings together librarians who have taken a grassroots leadership role in driving diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives (DEI) at their institutions. In our current socio-political environment, DEI is a necessary core value of our... logo 0

Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians [Video replay]

If you missed the online forum “Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians” with speakers Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente on 5/24/2018 the recording is now available. Description Join us for an introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians by Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente. The rise of carpentry workshops...


Member of the Month: Carol Schuetz

Carol Schuetz Baylor University Business Librarian How long have you been a member of ULS? I have been a member of ULS for 21 years. This was one of the sections that my colleagues advised me to join when I finished library school. What or who inspires your work? The...

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ULS Social @ ALA Annual – Saturday, June 23rd

Will we be seeing you in New Orleans for ALA Annual? Join us at the ACRL University Libraries Section (ULS) Social on Saturday, June 23rd from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Come join us at Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant located at 701 Tchoupitoulas Street between the Convention Center and...