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University Libraries Section (ULS): About Our Committees

Whether you are a chair, committee member, or prospective member, this is your go-to resource for information about ULS committees.

Upcoming Programs

Tapping into Specialist Knowledge: Strategies to Enhance Data Services Support through Collaboration
Thea Atwood, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Patricia Condon, University of New Hampshire
Catherine DeRose, Yale University
Friday, March 27th, 2020, 1pm to 2pm Central time
Register here

Critical Information Literacy in Ideologically Pluralistic Classrooms: Exploring Challenges and Possibilities
Andrea Baer, Rowan University
Sara Miller, Michigan State University
Claudia Vergara, Michigan State University
Gabe Ording, Michigan State University
Thursday, April 16, 1pm to 2pm Central time
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Past programs


Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries  | February 27th, 2020 1pm CST
Presented by Krista McCracken, Algoma University
Registered - 999 - FULL. Attended - 345


Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching  | December 9, 2019  | 1pm CST

Presented by Molly Higgins and Rachel Keiko Stark

Registered - 805. Attended - 325. 


Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review  | September 10, 2019 | 1pm CST

Presented by Erin Owens, Sam Houston State University

Registered - 424. Attended - 149



I Didn't Mean Anything by it: How Racial Microaggressions are Perceived | April 23, 2019 | 1pm CST

Presented by Audrey Robinson-Nkongola, Western Kentucky University
Registered - 1,242. Attended - 491

Beyond Citation Counting: Metrics and Altmetrics for Demonstrating Scholarly Impact | March 19, 2019 | 11am CST

Presented by Erin Owens, Sam Houston State University
Registered - 358. Attended - 161.

Beyond Library Diversity Residencies: Strategies to Recruit, Retain, and Promote Librarians of Color | February 19, 2019

Presented by Jessica Dai, West Virginia University; Grace Adeneye, University of Delaware; Jesus Espinoza, University of Michigan
Registered - 607. Attended - 337.

Establishing a Scholarly Communication Baseline: Using Liaison Competencies to Design Scholarly Communication Boot Camp Training Sessions | January 30, 2019

Presented by Cindy Shirkey, Jeanne Hoover, Katy Webb, all at East Carolina University
Registered - 342. Attended - 163

A Culture of Accessibility Through Policy and Communication | December 11, 2018

Presented by Angie Brunk, Missouri Western State University
Registered - 394. Attended - 163

Tenure Track Positions: Could I Survive? Could I Thrive? | December 6, 2018

Presented by Karen Sobel, University of Colorado Denver; Gene Springs, The Ohio State University; Barbara B. Moran, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Registered - 342. Attended - 145



Librarian Toolkit for Working with Online Instructors and Students | April 19, 2018 

Presented by Samantha Harlow, University of North Carolina Greensboro; Kelly McCallister, Appalachian State University 
Registered - 523. Attended - 224

Free Graphics, Audio, and Video for Education | March 7, 2018

Presented by Lindsay O'Neill, California State University, Fullerton
Registered - 239, Attended - 81

How to Think (And Act) Like a UX Librarian Part 2 | February 21, 2018

Presented by Rebecca Blakiston, University of Arizona; Josh Boyer, North Carolina State University; Emily Daly, Duke University
Registered - 258, Attended - 81

20 Apps in 60 Minutes | January 31, 2018

Presented by Lindsay O'Neill, California State University, Fullerton
Registered - 521, Attended - 212

Set Big Goals, Get Big Results | December 15, 2017

Presented by Jason Martin, Middle Tennessee State University
Registered – 150, Attended – 46

Planning, Conducting, and Communicating Library Assessment: An Overview | November 9. 2017

Presented by Starr Hoffman, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Ebony Magnus, Southern Alberta Institution of Technology; University of Louisville
Registered – 463, Attended – 76

How to Think (and Act) Like a UX Librarian | October 17, 2017

Presented by Rebecca Blakiston, University of Arizona; Josh Boyer, North Carolina State University; Emily Daly, Duke University
Registered – 658, Attended – 326

How Libraries can Help Students from Disadvantaged Socio-economic Backgrounds | August 1, 2017

Presented by Ray Pun, Fresno State; Annie Downey, Reed College; Bob Schroeder, Portland State University
Registered – 560, Attended – 206