Category: Announcements

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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...

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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.

2019 Outstanding Professional Development Award — Call for Nominations

University Libraries Section Outstanding Professional Development Award committee is pleased to announce that they are accepting nominations. Do you know someone who has contributed to librarians’ growth and professional development? Nominations due February 8, 2019. See details and submit nominations on the ACRL Web site:http://www.ala.org/acrl/awards/achievementawards/ulsaward The award recognizes librarians, archivists,...

ACRL ULS Midwinter Membership Social–Saturday, January 26th!

The ACRL University Libraries Section (ULS) will be holding its annual Midwinter Social on Saturday, January 26th from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Taphouse Grill, Upper Lounge, 1506 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101. There will be free appetizers and a cash bar! Come to enjoy great conversations and the...

Mentors needed for ACRL ULS On-the Fly Mentoring (2019 Midwinter)

Once again, the University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing the “On-the-Fly” mentoring service during the ALA Midwinter Conference in Seattle. The service allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a twenty minute session, on a drop-in basis. At Midwinter 2018, we had a great turnout of...

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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...

Mentors needed for ACRL ULS On-the Fly Mentoring (2018 Annual)

Once again, the University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing the “On-the-Fly” mentoring service during the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. The service allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a twenty minute session, on a drop-in basis. At Midwinter 2018, we had a great turnout...

Reaching Graduate Students, Post-Docs, and Adjuncts

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! May 2018 topic: Reaching Graduate Students, Post-Docs, and Adjuncts This month’s discussion will focus on how academic libraries approach...

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Introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians

When: Thurs May 24, 2018 11am-noon CST (Accessible time zone converter) Where: Online with Zoom Registration https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YV-7KAU5TUuBKoiJxP4uAQ Join us for an introduction to Software Carpentry for Librarians by Cam Macdonell and Clara Llebot Lorente. The rise of carpentry workshops in academic libraries comes out of scientists long standing need to...

ULS 2018 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2018 officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1,103. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term) Amanda Peters Member-At-Large (For a three-year term) Nancy S. Gibson Rachel Mulvihill For the full list of ACRL election results consult this pdf file: http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/aboutacrl/ACRL%202018%20Election%20Results.pdf