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Member of the Month: Mary Galvin

Mary Galvin University of Oregon Systems Librarian How long have you been a member of ULS? I have been a member since 2014 and have enjoyed serving on the ULS Membership Committee since 2016. What or who inspires your work? I think it is wise to seek inspiration widely. Most...

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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...

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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...

Librarian Toolkit for Working with Online Instructors and Students

This online discussion is brought to you by the ULS Professional Development Committee and will take place on Thursday April 19th, 2018 at 12:00 pm (Central). Register for the program at this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rs673fyuRGWvbMCTZoZtBQ  Librarian Toolkit for Working with Online Instructors and Students Online programs and departments are increasing at many universities...

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2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Rachel Mulvihill

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I tell people I’m a librarian in my blood.  I’ve always enjoyed library research and finding the answers.  In college I majored in Anthropology after struggling to narrow my focus. I wanted to study everything!  I entered library...

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2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Nancy Gibson

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’ve been a librarian for over 13 years, all at a regional master’s university, and am looking forward to what the future brings! While I didn’t start out thinking I would be a librarian, much less an academic...

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2018 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Lis Pankl

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I have always been interested in librarianship as a vocation. However, it wasn’t until I was into my first career of teaching English that I finally decided to give library school a shot. After getting my MSLS in...

How to Think (and Act) Like a UX Librarian (Part 2)

Tune in for Part 2 of this free online program on Wednesday February 21st at 1:00 PM (Central). All are welcome to attend – previous participation in the Part 1 session is NOT required! To register for the program, follow this link and click on “Register”: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec12e317382273077319c96e54be5c90e   How to Think (and Act)...

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ACRL ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group Midwinter 2018

Join the ACRL ULS Evidence-Based Practices Discussion Group for an exciting session at ALA Midwinter 2018 in Denver! We’ll have two presentations with discussion and questions to follow. Date: Sunday, February 11th Time: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown, 1550 Court Place. Room: Governor’s Square 16 See descriptions of the...

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ULS Membership Social @ ALA Midwinter – Saturday, February 10th

Heading to Denver for ALA Midwinter? Meet up with old friends and make new ones at the ACRL University Libraries Section (ULS) Midwinter Social on Saturday, February 10th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Conveniently located across from the Colorado Convention Center, Stout Street Social (1400 Stout Street) will be the...