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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

Learning together: Case studies in implementing faculty learning communities

Presented by Jenny Dale, UNC Greensboro; Joanna Gadsby, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Hazel McClure, Grand Valley State University; Debbie Morrow, Grand Valley State University; Heather Snapp , Florida Gulf Coast University; Katy Sullivan, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Tuesday, July 21st 1pm CST until 2pm CST
Register here

Past programs


Deficit or Equity: Decoding Implicit Thinking and Practice in Information Literacy Teaching and Learning
Presented by: Amanda L. Folk, The Ohio State University and Sara D. Miller, Michigan State University
Registered - 999. Attended - 370. 
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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