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[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,164 views]
Looking Up: An Interview with Jacqueline Welsh and Mary Abler

Looking Up is an interview series focusing on members of ACRL’s Residency Interest Group. With each installment, we try to offer a snapshot of who we are, what we do, and some reflections on our experiences as new librarians. Today, we hear from Jacqueline Welsh and Mary Abler, Innovation Leadership Residents at the Los Angeles Public Library.
Hi Mary and Jacquie. Can you tell us about your work before pursuing careers in libraries?
JW: Hi there! Libraries have always been a big part of my life. I was raised by a public …

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[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 636 views]

The Grand Rapids LOEX Committee invites 1) graduate students in library and information science programs and 2) library fellows and residents to submit proposals to host a poster session at the 42nd Annual LOEX Conference, May 8-10, 2014.
http://www.loexconference.org/
The deadline to submit poster session proposals is January 24, 2014.  More details, including the proposal submission form, can be found at http://www.loexconference.org/posterproposals.html
If you have any questions, please contact Todd Wiebe at posters2014@loexconference.org

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[25 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 2,500 views]
ALCTS Online Chat about Residencies & Fellowships Opportunities

 The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) New Member Interest Group is hosting an online chat on Residency and Fellowship opportunities that may be of interest to those in the ACRL Residency Interest Group.
December 4th from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. EST and is open to all ALA members.
The job market can be a tough place for new professionals who are trying to break into the field of librarianship. Landing the dream job might not occur immediately but there are other great short term opportunities that can help you jumpstart …

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[21 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 663 views]
Looking Up: An Interview with Melanie Kowalski

Looking Up is an interview series focusing on members of ACRL’s Residency Interest Group. With each installment, we try to offer a snapshot of who we are, what we do, and some reflections on our experiences as new librarians. Today, we begin with Melanie Kowalski , former Research Library Fellow at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Hi Melanie. Can you tell us a little about your background before pursuing a career in libraries?
I received my undergraduate degree in Sociology from Vanderbilt University in 2007. Afterwards, I spent a few years interning …

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[3 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,638 views]
ACRL RIG Featured on Hiring Librarians

The Residency Interest Group (RIG) is being featured on Hiring Librarians, a popular blog that includes insights from various librarians who have been involved in the hiring process, as well as other library career-related resources of interest.  RIG’s current Outgoing Convener, Hannah Lee, was recently interviewed by blog creator Emily Weak about RIG, including some background of the Group, the website (which you’re reading right now!), and her own experiences pre- and post-residency.  Read all about it:
Job Hunter’s Web Guide: ACRL Residency Interest Group
http://hiringlibrarians.com/2013/05/30/job-hunters-web-guide-acrl-residency-interest-group