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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?...

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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...

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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...

Establishing a Scholarly Communication Baseline: Using Liaison Competencies to Design Scholarly Communication Boot Camp Training Sessions [video replay]

This video discusses the evolution of liaison competencies at ECU and how they are incorporated into library trainings and every day liaison work. At East Carolina University (ECU), the Scholarly Communication Librarian and the Head of Collection Development have been conducting Scholarly Communication Boot Camps for liaison librarians since 2015....

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Tools & Strategies for Marketing Your Outreach [video replay]

In these discussions librarians share and exchange ideas for how can academic libraries promote outreach activities, programs, and events through marketing and communication efforts. Tuesday, January 15, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHGzqgIPs10 Wednesday, January 16, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDkrcnhOY1U Thursday, January 17, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw-FPri6mKw These series of online roundtable discussions are brought to you by...

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Tools & Strategies for Marketing Your Outreach (online discussions)

ULS Academic Outreach Committee’s January Online discussion will focus on how academic libraries promote outreach activities, programs, and events through marketing and communication efforts. Come prepared to talk about what you’re doing, share ideas, successes, and lessons learned. Join us for a lively discussion and leave with great ideas to...

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Member of the Month: Joe Williams

Name: Joe Williams Institution: University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Job Title: Director of Public Services How long have you been a member of ULS? I joined ULS in 2001. What or who inspires your work? I have stayed inspired by working with good leaders and mentors,...

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A Culture of Accessibility Through Policy and Communications for an Accessible Library [video replay]

Panelist, Angie Brunk, discusses the social justice model of disability and its practical application for policy makers and those charged with public facing communication.

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Tenure-Track Positions: Could I Survive? Could I Thrive? [video replay]

Panelists, Karen Sobel, Gene Springs, and Dr. Barbara B. Moran, discuss the various aspects related to tenure-track positions they frequently discuss with MLS candidates and early-career librarians.