The Award ceremony for both the 2020 and 2021 recipients was recorded. The award recognizes librarians, archivists or curators whose contributions to providing professional development opportunities for librarians have been especially noteworthy or influential.
Recording of the May 11, 2021, ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee: The Flywheel Effect: Bridging the Gap for First-year Students in a Virtual World.
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.
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.
Critical Information Literacy in Ideologically Pluralistic Classrooms: Exploring Challenges and Possibilities [video replay]
On February 12th, 2021 the ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee sponsored a presentation on critical information literacy in ideologically pluralistic classrooms. In this panel presentation, two librarians and two science faculty members share their experiences with teaching in ideologically pluralistic classrooms.
In this talk, Ben Lee presented his project, Newspaper Navigator, created in collaboration with LC Labs, the National Digital Newspaper Program, and IT Design & Development at the Library of Congress, as well as Professor Daniel Weld at the University of Washington. In particular, he discussed the two phases of...
On December 1, 2020 the ULS Professional Development Committee moderated a program on strategies for developing collaborations between data professionals and subject and technical services librarians. The panelists presented several strategies that focused on the reciprocal nature of building relationships, teaching/learning new technologies, and sharing expertise within the library.
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.
Deficit or equity: Decoding implicit thinking and practice in information literacy teaching and learning [video replay]
On June 18, 2020 the ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee sponsored a presentation on decoding implicit thinking and practice in information literacy teaching and learning.
The ACRL/ULS Academic Outreach Committee offers a series of Online Roundtable Discussions on topics related to academic outreach endeavors. In these discussions librarians share and exchange ideas to learn how to identify techniques for adapting outreach and engagement programs to an online environment. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Wednesday, June 3,...