Author: kleeder

Volunteer for a ULS committee

Volunteer for a ULS committee

If you’re interested in becoming more active in ACRL, consider volunteering for a ULS committee! The volunteer form is available at http://www.acrl.org/volunteer, and it will be available until February 15. In addition to our usual list of committees, we’ve just added three new options to expand your opportunities to participate...

Your thoughts about the ULS Social @ 2010 ALA Annual

Your thoughts about the ULS Social @ 2010 ALA Annual

Our social in Boston seemed to go well! Of course, you never really know until you ask, so I’m asking: 1. If you went, do you have any feedback? 2. Even if you didn’t go, what are your thoughts about it? 3. Should we do it again? If so, where...

2010 ULS events in Boston

2010 ULS events in Boston

Hi all, I thought it might make life easier to have the ULS-only piece of the Midwinter schedule posted here. These are the official meetings (pdf). The only additional event I know of that’s not listed here is our social at Cheers Boston on Saturday at 5-7pm. Are you coming?...

Don’t miss the ULS social in Boston

Don’t miss the ULS social in Boston

Greetings ULS, I think it’s time we got a little animated, inspired — rowdy, even! That being the case, I’d like to invite you all to join me, fellow ULS members, and friends of ULS for an informal social in Boston. Let’s prove that university librarians can have fun, too!...

ARL Publishes Special Report on Liaison Librarian Roles

ARL Publishes Special Report on Liaison Librarian Roles

Washington DC–The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has released a report on liaison librarian roles as a special issue of Research Library Issues (/RLI/ #265). Guest edited by ARL’s Karla Hahn, this special issue of RLI focuses on the evolution of new roles and institutional strategies for liaison work. Five...

The new committees you asked for

The new committees you asked for

Wondering how that poll turned out, where we asked for your vote on what new committees ULS should create? Here’s the overview (click the image to enlarge it). For more detailed responses, you’re welcome to view our full poll results on SurveyMonkey. Looks like Academic Outreach is the one to...

Vote on new ULS committees!

Vote on new ULS committees!

In the next year ULS will be initiating several new committees in order to create more opportunities for ULS members to be active in the section while also expanding ULS’s contributions to university librarianship. What will those committees be? We want you to tell us. Vote now! via our one-question...

ALA Emerging Leaders deadline extended

ALA Emerging Leaders deadline extended

The deadline for submitting applications to the ALA Emerging Leaders program has been EXTENDED to August 7, 2009.  The original due date was this Friday, July 31, 2009. Details on the program can be found on the ALA web site at http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/hrdr/abouthrdr/emergingleaders.cfm. ULS will be sponsoring an Emerging Leader this...

Nominate someone for ALA leadership

Nominate someone for ALA leadership

The ALA 2010 Nominating Committee is soliciting nominees to run on the 2010 spring ballot for the offices of ALA President-elect, ALA Treasurer, and Councilor-at-large. The Nominating Committee will select two candidates to run for President-elect, two candidates to run for Treasurer, and no fewer than 50 candidates for the...

ACRL ’09  Research Writer’s Workshops

ACRL ’09 Research Writer’s Workshops

New This Year!  The ACRL Research Program Committee (RPC) is sponsoring Research Writer’s Workshops at the ACRL 14th National Conference in Seattle, March 12-15, 2009.  Aimed at the new or inexperienced writer, the Research Writer’s Workshops will bring together small groups of two to three writers matched with an experienced...