Category: Leadership

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: http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/electionresults/election.

2020 ULS Candidate for Member-At-Large: Annie Zeidman-Karpinski

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. After many years of graduate school in geography, but leaving without a Ph.D. I worked as a researcher for several activist labor unions, then for a non-profit internet service provider and finally in Q/A for an search provider....

2020 ULS Candidate for Member-At-Large: Mea Warren

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I am the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Librarian at the University of Houston, and have been here since I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with my MSLS in 2015. I’m one of those science librarians who have definitely...

2020 ULS Candidate for Member-At-Large: Chris Miller

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I had a bit of a winding road to becoming an academic librarian. Not having a firm grasp of what I wanted to do with my life, after college I went back into the revolving door of mostly...

2020 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Laura Gariepy

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’ve been an academic librarian for nearly 11 years, after receiving my MSLS from UNC Chapel Hill, and have been at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries in Richmond, VA since 2009. I started as an Undergraduate Research Librarian,...

2020 ULS Candidate for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect: Jennifer Sharkey

Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. I’ve been an academic librarian for almost 20 years. While in school, I had the opportunity to work in a variety of academic library on campus. However, right out of library school I worked for a short time...

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? http://bit.ly/uls-survey The survey is anonymous and should...

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.

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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.

2019 ULS Candidate for Secretary: Camille Thomas

Camille Thomas is one of two candidates this year for ULS Secretary. She is the Scholarly Communication Librarian at the Texas Tech University. Read this interview to learn more about Camille as a candidate. 1.     Tell us more about yourself and how you became an academic librarian. My background is...