Author: Jennifer Sharkey


Interview with ULS Chair Amanda Peters

Amanda Peters is the 2019-2020 Chair of the University Libraries Section. Currently she works at the University of Michigan Library as the Student Engagement Librarian for Learning Programs and Initiatives. In this interview Amanda talks about her involvement with ULS and what she hopes to accomplish as Chair.

Library Leadership Programs: A Conversation

In this free webinar, three panelists will share their experiences in the three library leadership programs: ALA Leadership Institute, Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at Harvard, and UCLA Library Senior Fellows.

Call for Proposals for Online Professional Development Presentations

The ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee (PDC) welcomes proposals for online programs that further ACRL members’ professional development, knowledge, and practice. Submission deadline is September 18, 2019.

Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review

Scholarly publishing needs input from diverse voices to ensure both quality and equity. Let Erin Owens, an experienced peer reviewer for more than 10 LIS journals, show you how scholarly peer review can benefit you, your peers, and the profession as a whole.

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ULS Social in D.C.

After a long day at the ALA Conference in Washington, D.C., join us for tapas (free) and drinks (cash bar) at the ACRL University Libraries Section Social on Saturday, June 22 5:30-7:30 pm. We will meet at La Tasca, 722 7th Street NW, only a 6 minute walk from the...

Member of the Month: Russ Dennison

Russ Dennison is the June 2019 Member of the Month. Learn more about Russ and what inspires him about working in a university library.

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.

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.