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Discussion Call for Participation: LITA UX IG Meeting at ALA MW 2015

by Bohyun Kim on Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 10:17 am
in LITA/ User Experience

Call for Participation: LITA UX IG Meeting at ALA MW 2015

The LITA User Experience IG seeks 2-3 short presentations (10-15 minutes) on UX and Web usability for the upcoming 2015 ALA Midwinter Conference. This will be a physical meeting, and so the physical attendance for the ALA Midwinter is required for the presentation and/or attendance for this meeting. 

Call for Participation: LITA UX IG Meeting at ALA MW 2015

The LITA User Experience IG seeks 2-3 short presentations (10-15 minutes) on UX and Web usability for the upcoming 2015 ALA Midwinter Conference. This will be a physical meeting, and so the physical attendance for the ALA Midwinter is required for the presentation and/or attendance for this meeting. 

The LITA UX IG is also seeking the suggestions for discussion topics, things you have been working on, plan to work, or want to work on in terms of UX/Usability. All suggestions and presentation topics are welcome and will be given consideration for presentation and discussion. 

Please submit your topic below in the comments section of this CFP post in ALA Connect (http://connect.ala.org/node/231586). You may also e-mail us off-the-list.

Please add your thoughts and ideas in the comments!

Meeting Details

Title: LITA User Experience IG Meeting
Date & Time: Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: McCormick Place West W176b

Thanks!

Bohyun Kim, LITA UX IG chair bkim@hshsl.umaryland.edu
Rachel Clark, LITA UX IG vice-chair rachael.clark@wayne.edu

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Online Doc IMLS interim narrative report for ACRL program "Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success"

by Kara Malenfant-IL (staff) on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 05:13 pm
in ACRL Value of Academic Libraries Committee

As part of its Value of Academic Libraries Initiative, a multiyear project designed to assist academic librarians in demonstrating library value, the Association of College and Research Libraries began work in October 2012 on “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” (AiA), undertaken with partners the Association for Institutional Research and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

As part of its Value of Academic Libraries Initiative, a multiyear project designed to assist academic librarians in demonstrating library value, the Association of College and Research Libraries began work in October 2012 on “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success” (AiA), undertaken with partners the Association for Institutional Research and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. A National Leadership Demonstration Grant of $249,330 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) funds the AiA program for three years. The AiA program builds on the outcomes of an IMLS 2011 National Leadership Collaborative Planning grant by designing, implementing, and evaluating a professional development program to build the competencies of librarians for demonstrating library value.

The attached interim narrative report, submitted to IMLS in December 2014, describes the second year of grant activities, 10/01/13-09/30/14.

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Poll Do you approve the minutes from the October 25, 2014, ACRL Executive Committee Meeting?

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 04:13 pm
in ACRL Executive Committee
Yes
100% (4 votes)
No
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 4

Discussion Online course how-to sources

by James Rettig on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 03:07 pm
in RUSA Learning Opportunities & Knowledge Coordination Task Force

Today we talked about finding consultants on how to create online courses. In addition to the people we mentioned, there are some sources that might be helpful:

Today we talked about finding consultants on how to create online courses. In addition to the people we mentioned, there are some sources that might be helpful:

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Discussion Recording of Webinars/Webcasts:

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 02:28 pm
in RUSA Free Section Webinars: Tools and Resources for Planners

Recording of Webinars/Webcasts: Webinars will be recorded and archived on the RUSA website here: http://www.ala.org/rusa/development/webinars/archives, under Free Webcasts, after the live presentation.

Event RUSA Executive Committee Meeting

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 02:17 pm
in RUSA (Reference and User Services Association)

Please register with shornung@ala.org at least one week in advance if you'd like to attend this meeting.

Discussion EXTENDED - Recruiting for an American Sociological Association Liaison

by Heather Jeffcoat on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:10 am
in ACRL Liaisons Assembly (Association of College & Research Libraries)

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1 2015- June 30, 2018) as the ACRL Liaison to the American Sociological Association (ASA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between ASA and ACRL to form strong relationships and advance the interests of ACRL and ANSS. Details and deadlines will be posted below.

The ACRL Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) is currently seeking applications to serve a three-year term (July 1 2015- June 30, 2018) as the ACRL Liaison to the American Sociological Association (ASA). Liaisons are responsible for outreach, education, and communication between ASA and ACRL to form strong relationships and advance the interests of ACRL and ANSS. Details and deadlines will be posted below. For more information contact Katie Elson Anderson (katie.anderson@camden.rutgers.edu) or Jenny Bowers (jennifer.bowers@du.edu)

DEADLINE EXTENDED. Deadline for applications is: January 20, 2015

Details and submission guidelines:

ACRL ANSS Liaison Recruitment Form for ASA 2015-2018

Reports from our Liaisons appear in Currents

We encourage you to apply!

Katie Elson Anderson and Jenny Bowers
Co-Chairs, ANSS Liaison Committee

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