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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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Policy and Communications for an Accessible Library

You want your library to be a welcoming place for all students, including students with disabilities. What are you doing on the administrative end to ensure your policies and public communication, such as information on your website, work in harmony with your good intentions? This workshop will be the delivered...

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Tenure-Track Positions: Could I Survive? Could I Thrive? (Online Presentation)

This online presentation will be comprised of several sections, based on major categories of questions that the three presenters frequently discuss with MLS candidates and early-career librarians through their work. Sections include: General requirements of tenure-track positions Life on the tenure track: at work and at home Tenure as part...

Member of the Month: Nancy Garmer

Name: Nancy E. Garmer Institution: Evans Library, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida Job Title: Assistant Dean, User Experience How long have you been a member of ULS? I have been a member of ACRL and ULS since 2015 and was pleased to be elected to the ULS Executive Committee...

Member of the Month: Annah Hackett

Name: Annah Hackett Institution: Grand View University (Des Moines, IA) Job Title: Campus Engagement and Instruction Librarian How long have you been a member of ULS? 3.5 years What or who inspires your work? My students! A lot of my time is spent working with first year students as the...

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Accepting Proposals for Professional Development Online Programs

The ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee invites proposals for online programs that may further ACRL members’ professional development, knowledge, and practice. Programs usually run one hour, including time for questions, and are offered via Zoom. The committee hosts several online programs throughout the year (prior programs here). In 2018-2019, though we will consider all...

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Outreach through Games & Gaming

The ACRL/ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to academic outreach endeavors. You are invited to join in the next one, later this month! September 2018 topic: Outreach through Games & Gaming This month’s discussion will focus on how academic libraries use games...

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Member of the Month: Stephanie Otis

Name: Stephanie Otis Institution: University of North Carolina Charlotte Job Title: Associate Dean for Public Services How long have you been a member of ULS? I have been a member since 2013. What or who inspires your work? I am inspired by our students and by my colleagues in the...

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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...