On March 25, 2021 the ACRL University Library Professional Development Committee sponsored a program on how solo and small organization librarians can build a community to foster professional grown.
Many academic and research librarians work solo or in small organizations. Working in these environments can foster extremely versatile skill-building and independence. However, it can also lead to a feeling of isolation from other librarians. One common concern among librarians who feel disconnected is that they do not have the opportunities to learn from others, and to benefit from mentorship, collaboration, or other opportunities for professional growth.
On February 23, 2021 the ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee sponsored a presentation on supporting the whole person with student basic needs services. College students across the country are struggling to meet their basic needs while attending school, including facing housing, food, and fiscal insecurities.
College students across the country are struggling to meet their basic needs while attending school, including facing housing, food, and fiscal insecurities.
Learning Together: Case Studies in Implementing Faculty Learning Communities Around Information Literacy [video replay]
On July 21, 2020 the ULS Professional Development Committee sponsored a session in which four librarians shared their experiences with information literacy-focused faculty leaning communities. Panelists shared how their faculty learning communities came to be, how they have been funded or otherwise supported, how they set goals and outcomes for their communities, how they selected content and developed activities for learning community participants, how they assessed these projects, and other lessons they learned along the way.
Learning Together: Case Studies in Implementing Faculty Learning Communities Around Information Literacy
Have you ever wished that you had more time to engage with teaching faculty and other instructors at your institution about information literacy in a more in-depth way? In this panel presentation, librarians from four different institutions will share their experiences working with information literacy-focused faculty learning communities.
The ULS Campus Administration and Leadership Discussion Group hopes you will join us for a rousing conversation about libraries and student affairs collaborations at ALA Annual. Academic libraries often report to Academic Affairs, but have much in common with Student Affairs. How can academic libraries working collaboratively with Student Affairs...
As part of its ongoing series of online discussions, the ULS Academic Outreach Committee will be offering three online roundtable discussions on Collaborating with Campus Partners on Outreach Activities next week. Come share your ideas and learn what other librarians are doing to establish partnerships with units outside of the...