Category: Programs

ULS Evidence-based Practices Discussion Group

Heading to ALA? Come join the ACRL ULS Evidence Based Practices Discussion Group on Sunday, June 23rd, 8:30 am-10:00 am at the Washington Hilton (1919 Connecticut Avenue NW) in rooms Columbia 1 &2 Guest speakers and topics are listed below: Presenters: Orolando Duffus, Business Librarian, University of Houston Libraries; and...

Be a Mentor through the ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring Program @ ALA Annual 2019

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...

Find a Mentor at the ACRL ULS On-the-Fly Mentoring Program @ ALA Annual 2019

Looking for objective input or feedback from seasoned professionals, seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians? Do a “fly by” at ALA Annual in Washington D.C.! The University Library Section (ULS) Membership Committee is providing its “On-the-Fly” Mentoring Service, which allows a mentee to talk with a mentor...

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Archival Data Management Systems (Online Course)

This course will provide an overview of archival data management systems. Participants will learn the concept of the information life cycle and its influence on the use and retention of archival data.Methods for evaluating the different types of systems and their appropriateness for handling different types of data will be...

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ACRL Leadership DG Webinar: “Personal Librarians: Building Relationships for Student Success”

Date/Time: August 14, Wednesday from 9-10 am PT/12-1 pm ET Does your library offer a personal librarian program? Not sure what it is? The ACRL Leadership Discussion Group invites the co-authors of the newest publication, Personal Librarians: Building Relationships for Student Success (ABC CLIO 2019) to present a webinar on...

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.

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Introduction to Augmented Reality for and by Librarians [video replay]

This video is about augmented reality for and by librarians with the presenters focusing on what augmented reality is, how people are using it, a plan to use it, comparison of 4-5 related applications, and a demonstration of a specific library orientation. Augmented reality has been gaining increasing popularity among...

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“I didn’t mean anything by it”: How racial microaggressions are perceived

In this free online presentation, presenter Audrey Robinson-Nkongola will define microaggressions and what librarians of color and the dominant culture should know about them.

Engaging Your Community with Exhibits & Displays (Online Discussion)

The ACRL/ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to academic outreach endeavors. March 2019: Engaging Your Community with Exhibits & Displays This month’s discussion will focus on how academic libraries create and use exhibits and displays in outreach. Come prepared to talk about...

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Beyond Citation Counting: Metrics and Altmetrics for Demonstrating Scholarly Impact

March 19, 2019 1:00 PM (Central) Presented online via Zoom Registration Link As librarians, we understand how a citation shows the influence of one scholarly work on another. But citations are only one way to gauge the impact that scholarship has in its field and in the wider world. Starting...