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ULS 2022 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2022 officers! The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1054.

Designing Email Challenges for Remote Teaching and Learning (video replay)

This is a recording of the March 28, 2022 presentation: Designing Email Challenges for Remote Teach and Learning. During the presentation the speakers shared how they use email challenges to engage their campus as well as communities outside their university. The approach allows for diverse participation by anyone with an internet connection and an email address regardless of their location, while also providing flexibility for asynchronous instruction.

Team-based Subject Liaisons: A Model for Successful and Sustainable Engagement [video replay]

This is a recording of the February 25, 2022 presentation: Team Based Subject Liaisons: A Model for Research Engagement. During the presentation, Honora Eskridge and Alex Carroll discussed a team-based liaison model that can be used to achieve more consistent, sustainable outcomes.

2022 ULS Candidate for Vice-Chair Elect – Nancy Gibson

Nancy Gibson is a candidate for ULS Vice-Chair Elect. Read this interview to learn more about Nancy’s goals for the section if elected to the position.

2022 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Yang Wu

Yang Wu is one of three candidates for ULS Member-at-Large. Read this interview to learn more about Yang’s goals for the section if elected to the position.

2022 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Meggan Press

Meggan Press is one of three candidates for ULS Member-at-Large. Read this interview to learn more about Meggan’s goals for the section if elected to the position.

2022 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson is one of three candidates for ULS Member-at-Large. Read this interview to learn more about Melissa’s goals for the section if elected to the position.

2022 ULS Candidate for Vice-Chair Elect – Laura Gariepy

Laura Gariepy is a candidate for ULS Vice-Chair-Elect. Read this interview to learn more about Laura’s goals for the section if elected to the position.

2022 ULS-Sponsored Emerging Leader: Caterina Reed

Once again ULS is proud to sponsor an emerging leader. This year the section is sponsoring, Caterina Reed, in partnership with the Distance and Online Learning Section (DOLS). The Emerging Leaders program is a leadership development program for no more than 50 newer library workers per year that provides participants with the opportunity to work with a team to complete a 6-month project proposed by an ALA unit. Each team will present the results of their project at the ALA Annual Conference.

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Designing Email Challenges for Remote Teaching and Learning

Teaching and learning has changed as a result of the pandemic, and many of those changes are here to stay. As many of our institutions continue to embrace more online instruction, e-mail based challenges can provide a flexible way to meet the needs of varied learner populations.