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Jul 11, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Cultivating an Inclusive Environment: Engagement and Outreach in Academic and Public Libraries

  Summary Engagement is the key to student success and patron support, and diversity and inclusion lead the way to reaching new patrons and meeting current patrons where they are. Revisiting new and old methods of engagement with patrons can build an environment where they feel supported, involved, and seen. In this presentation, learn how […]

Jun 17, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Documenting Dissent: Capturing Student Protests, Navigating Disinformation, and Ethical Considerations

PLEASE NOTE THE SESSION WILL NOT BE RECORDED Summary In a time of escalating campus protests, arrests, and chaos, a critical need exists to capture these events accurately and ethically for future generations. This timely webinar, "Documenting Dissent: Capturing Student Protests, Navigating Disinformation, and Ethical Considerations," offers a powerful resource. Led by a panel of […]

Jun 12, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Retrofitting Learning Objects for Better Engagement and Efficiency

  Summary Librarians are increasingly being asked to do more: reach more patrons, teach more classes, offer more learning modalities.  Keep tutorials, research guides, and videos updated as technologies evolve and user expectations change.  At the University of West Georgia, the librarians took a comprehensive look at their services and resources to identify and retrofit existing […]

Jun 5, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

ASERL Open House: Volunteer Service / Leadership Opportunities

TO VIEW RECENT COMMITTEE UPDATES:  https://www.aserl.org/meeting/aserl-2024-annual-meeting-spring-membership-meeting/ TO VIEW PPT DECK FROM THIS SESSION:  https://www.aserl.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/2024_06-05_Volunteer_Open_House.pptx TO SUBSCRIBE YOURSELF TO AN ASERL EMAIL LIST:  https://www.aserl.org/aserl-mailing-lists/ TO SUBMIT YOUR NAME AS A VOLUNTEER FOR ONE OF OUR COMMITTES / INTEREST GROUPS:  https://forms.gle/pyg4kRNhCMwhZTBr5 ____________________________________________________________________ It’s that time of year:  We are seeking volunteers to serve as part of leadership […]

Jun 4, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

ASERL Community Conversation: ILL and Resource Sharing – Training & Managing Student Workers

Join resource sharing colleagues from across the Southeast's finest academic libraries to engage in focused topics of interest to the community. Find out what's happening across ASERL and help determine future directions for resource sharing in the consortium. This month's call will be hosted by James Harper, Public Services Librarian for Content Access and Delivery […]

May 31, 2024 - 3:00 pm ET/2:00 pm CT

ASERL Copyright Office Hour — May 2024

What copyright questions are vexing to you these days?  ASERL members and colleagues are invited to bring their challenging copyright-related questions to this lively discussion session with respected copyright/IP experts working in ASERL libraries.   REGISTER HERE:  https://emory.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIld-6grz0vHdUyA1uaxEbUZoO5-d7038Pu   QUESTIONS may be submitted anonymously in advance at https://forms.gle/4tjJPQZsABL1UPZx5

May 30, 2024 - 10:00 am ET/9:00 am CT

ASERL Associate Dean/AUL Networking: Alternative Career Paths for Library Leaders

ASERL MEMBERS ONLY, please. ASERL's Associate Dean/AUL Networking Group will discuss ways ADs/AULs can grow their careers -- especially if they are unsure if they want to become a dean.   Our panelists will be: Robin L. Dale, Deputy Librarian for Library Collections & Services at the Library of Congress Miranda Bennett, Director of Shared Collections, […]

May 24, 2024 - 12:00 am ET/11:00 pm CT

ASERL 2024 Annual Meeting & Spring Membership Meeting

Hyatt Place Downtown Columbia 819 Gervais St, Columbia, SC, United States

All ASERL Deans / Directors are called to attend ASERL's 2024 Annual Meeting and Spring Membership Meeting, which will take place at the University of South Carolina on May 22-23, 2024. Each member library is invited to send one person as their representative, with a strong preference for the attendee to be the library dean […]

May 23, 2024 - ET/ CT

Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit — Sponsored by Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)

This event is an excellent, no-cost online learning opportunity for anyone interested in the many issues around textbook affordability and the use of Open Education Resources (OER).  The FLVC OER Summit was first held in 2018 as an opportunity for librarians, teaching faculty, instructional designers, administrators, students, and other stakeholders to discuss issues, experiences, and […]

May 20, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Reality of VR: Librarian Involvement in Virtual Reality Projects

  Summary As an instruction librarian in a makerspace and later as science liaison librarian at both large and small universities, the author has participated in various virtual reality projects for education, including doing workshops and class-related instruction on virtual reality and creating 360 video tours, creating an asynchronous virtual reality paper prototyping assignment, and […]

May 16, 2024 - 10:30 am ET/9:30 am CT

Built Without Barriers: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024 Online Accessibility Event

via Zoom

The University of Minnesota is hosting a free, virtual accessibility event on Thursday, May 16, 2024 to engage in conversation, thinking, and learning about access and inclusion. ASERL members are welcome to attend!  This year’s theme is “Built Without Barriers” to highlight ways we can write content, create websites, and build our organization to remove […]

May 15, 2024 - 3:00 pm ET/2:00 pm CT

Accessibility Water Cooler

Please join us at the Accessibility Water Cooler with your questions, thoughts and ideas!  Accessibility fans from ASERL libraries are here to share their thoughts and ideas.  These sessions are not recorded to allow free-flowing exchange of ideas. REGISTER at https://forms.gle/cZxZRj1anmwtaQ4N8

May 8, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

ASERL Community Call: Shared Print Priorities

We need your input! We welcome all interested ASERL members to join a community call discussion on May 8, 2024 regarding the state and future of shared print retention programming within ASERL as a consortium. As libraries increasingly turn staff and funding resources toward electronic licenses, data services, and less collections-oriented uses of library space, […]

May 6, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Art: Taking a Look at Copyright Challenges for Libraries

  Summary The world of art is undergoing a revolution with the emergence of AI-generated creations. But who owns the copyright to these works – the person, the software developer, or someone else entirely? This critical question has implications for libraries, museums and other cultural heritage institutions. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on how […]