Category: Announcements

ULS 2020 Officer Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected 2020 officers. The total number of ballots posted for the University Libraries Section was 1065. Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (For a three-year term)Jennifer Sharkey Member-At-Large (For a three-year term)Mea Warren Annie Zeidman-Karpinski For the full list of ACRL election results, consult the official ACRL Elections page:

Be a Mentor through the ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring Program @ ALA Midwinter 2020

Want to help someone new to the profession, or more experienced but seeking your wisdom? Sign up to be a mentor! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor for a 20-minute session, on a drop-in...

Help Us Help Each Other: Feedback Survey 2019

The University Libraries Section (ULS) would like to know what is working for you in regards to ULS membership and what is not. What should the section continue to do and what would you like to see we add or stop doing altogether? The survey is anonymous and should...

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.

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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: 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...