Author: Jennifer Sharkey

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Developing Your Outreach Plan

May 2019 topic: Developing Your Outreach Plan
This month’s online roundtable discussion will focus on how academic libraries plan for outreach activities and programs throughout the year.

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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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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.

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?...

2019 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Somaly Kim Wu

Somaly Kim Wu is one of three candidates this year for ULS Member at Large. She is the Head of Library Technology & Innovation at the UNC Charlotte. Read this interview to learn more about Somaly as a candidate. Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic...

2019 ULS Candidate for Member-at-Large: Lorelei Rutledge

Lorelei Rutledge is one of three candidates this year for ULS Member at Large. She is the Faculty Services Librarian at the University of Utah. Read this interview to learn more about Lorelei as a candidate. Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. After I...

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Beyond Citation Counting: Metrics and Altmetrics for Demonstrating Scholarly Impact

March 19, 2019 1:00 PM (Central) Presented online via Zoom Registration Link As librarians, we understand how a citation shows the influence of one scholarly work on another. But citations are only one way to gauge the impact that scholarship has in its field and in the wider world. Starting...