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Resident of the Month: Laura Birkenhauer

Laura Birkenhauer is one of three Academic Resident Librarians at the Miami University Libraries, Ohio. The residency is 1 year, with the possibility of extension of the contract. Her residency began on October 1, 2016. You can contact her at crosbylm@miamioh.edu and 513-529-4148.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have?
I attended Miami University in Oxford, OH, for my undergraduate degree, from 2007-2010. I earned an English degree with a focus in creative writing, completing intermediate courses and advanced workshops in both fiction …

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[17 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 238 views]
Early Career Archives Positions (Two): Virginia Tech

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech is seeking a Project Manager and a Project Digitization Specialist for the “Women of Design: Revealing Women’s Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment” digitization project. Over the course of two years, the “Women of Design” project will select, digitize, describe, and provide virtual access to approximately 800 cubic feet of material from Virginia Tech’s Special Collections that illuminate the contributions of women to architecture and design in the United States and across the world from 1929 to 2010.
The Project Manager will be a full-time, …

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[11 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 587 views]
Resident Librarian, University of Utah

 
The J. Willard Marriott Library is seeking candidates for their Librarian Residency Program. The program is intended to increase faculty diversity at the Marriott Library and to encourage people from traditionally underrepresented or underserved groups to choose the University of Utah as a place to launch their careers in academic librarianship. This two-year residency will be the incumbent’s first professional library position; it will orient the Resident Research Assistant Librarian to academic librarianship through a broad range of activities designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in …

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[3 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 926 views]
Resident of the Month: Laura Birkenhauer

Laura Birkenhauer is one of three Academic Resident Librarians at the Miami University Libraries, Ohio. The residency is 1 year, with the possibility of extension of the contract. Her residency began on October 1, 2016. You can contact her at crosbylm@miamioh.edu and 513-529-4148.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have?
I attended Miami University in Oxford, OH, for my undergraduate degree, from 2007-2010. I earned an English degree with a focus in creative writing, completing intermediate courses and advanced workshops in both fiction …

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[27 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 1,194 views]
Residency Diaries: Attending & Presenting at #ALAO2016

This guest blog post was co-written by Laura Birkenhauer and Cara Calabrese, Resident Librarians at Miami University.
On October 28, we had the opportunity to attend the 42nd Annual Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference in Wilmington, OH. The theme this year was “User Experience: Exceeding Expectations By Design.” Laura details below the experience of attending the conference as a new resident librarian, while Cara discusses the conference from the perspective of both attendee and first-time roundtable discussion leader.
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While I’d attended ALAO in both 2014 and 2015, employed at …

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[21 Dec 2016 | No Comment | 1,175 views]

Early-career librarian for a two-year residency program to begin Summer 2017. The Towson University Library Residency for Diversity and Innovation program is designed to increase opportunities for participation by a broad range of individuals in academic librarianship through a supportive environment for professional exploration, and an opportunity for concentrated experience in an area of specialization. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution, preferably granted between December 2015 and June 2017. Demonstrated interest or experience in diversity and inclusion initiatives. In year one of this two-year residency, the Resident will have significant …