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The ACRL Residency Interest Group (RIG) will host
Saturday RIG Panel at 10:30 am
Winning on Two Fronts
How Library Residencies are Placing Libraries at the Leading Edge of Innovation and Diversity Initiatives
Date and Time: Saturday, June 23, 10:30 am – Noon
Location: HIL – California D
We’re coming to an ALA near you! Or, perhaps not actually near you, but ALA Anaheim nonetheless. We’re delighted to be presenting a panel all about residencies this month in Anaheim. The panel specifically focuses on how residencies are putting libraries at the forefront of diversity initiatives …
As the 2011-2013 Residency Librarian at Towson University’s Cook Library, I get the privilege of rotating through the library’s three main departments during my first year: Technical Services, Research & Instruction, and Special Collections and Archives.
This post will provide a glimpse into my experience while working in Technical Services. I’ll post updates about my other two rotations later this spring and summer.
Going into my first rotation, I wasn’t sure what to expect. After all, I wasn’t just learning what it means to be a technical services librarian, I was starting …
In this podcast: Newbie_Dispatches_7_Nancy_Faget, Nancy Faget discusses the opportunities available to MLIS degree holders in the federal government and how to find out more.
Nancy Faget is an instigator for the Careers in Federal Libraries Google group. Their mission is to promote positions in the government, and to encourage MLIS degree-holders to apply for traditional and non-traditional information positions. It includes various face to face and virtual events included in this Google Calendar.
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Participate in new residency model focus groups at ALA Midwinter.
What do we mean when we talk about “emerging technology” in libraries? What does it mean to be a “technology catalyst” in libraries? How is emerging technology integrated effectively into library operations and services? The San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science and its Catalyst Partners are conducting a one-year planning grant to explore a new residency model for recent Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) graduates -a residency model focused on integrating emerging technology into libraries. …
Newbie Dispatches #9: Sara Arnold-Garza, current resident
Towson University is very happy to welcome Sara Arnold-Garza as the 2011-2013 Residency Librarian at the Albert S. Cook Library. Sara graduated in May, 2011 from the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin where she earned her MSIS. Her professional experiences include library public services, database support, managing volunteers, and non-profit fund raising. Sara holds a Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication.
In her new role, Sara will complete rotations during the first year in the three main units of the …