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Applications and Implications of Artificial Intelligence in Academic Libraries [video replay]

This webinar replay discusses current applications and implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in academic libraries. AI has been gaining increasing popularity in scholarly works and across major conferences. McGill University Liaison Librarian for Management, Business, and Entrepreneurship, Amanda Wheatley, examines the current state of AI initiatives in academic libraries in...

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Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries

This free online session will provide an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons.

Are You Attending ALA Midwinter and Need Some Advice?

Looking for objective input or feedback from seasoned professionals? Seeking a convenient way to connect with other librarians? Do a “fly by” at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia! 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...

Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching [video replay]

Unconscious, or implicit, bias in medical research and care is well documented—black patients on average receive less pain medication; heart attacks are underdiagnosed in women; and non-white, non-male populations are underrepresented in clinical trials. In this video replay, the presenters offer their experiences as medical librarians as a starting point...

Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching

Learn how to recognize and address unconscious bias in scholarly research and library systems. Take away curriculum that you can adapt to your own library’s context.

Applications and Implications of Artificial Intelligence in Academic Libraries

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is gaining popularity in scholarly works and being featured at major conferences. This webinar discussed current applications and implications of AI in academic libraries.

Library Leadership Programs: A Conversation

In this free webinar, three panelists will share their experiences in the three library leadership programs: ALA Leadership Institute, Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at Harvard, and UCLA Library Senior Fellows.

Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review [video replay]

Scholarly publishing needs input from diverse voices to ensure both quality and equity. Let Erin Owens, an experienced peer reviewer for more than 10 LIS journals, show you how scholarly peer review can benefit you, your peers, and the profession as a whole. You will leave this session with a...

Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review

Scholarly publishing needs input from diverse voices to ensure both quality and equity. Let Erin Owens, an experienced peer reviewer for more than 10 LIS journals, show you how scholarly peer review can benefit you, your peers, and the profession as a whole.

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...