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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 3,821 views]
Resident of the Month: Rebecca Greer

Rebecca Greer is the current Resident Librarian at the Luria Library at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC).  Her residency began August 2015 and will end on May 2016. Her main duties are reference and instruction. Current projects are collaborating with different departments within the library. Right now, she is working on a project with technical services.
 
 
 
Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have?
My first encounter with academic libraries was as a very small child. At this impressionable age I often roamed …

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[15 Mar 2016 | No Comment | 4,342 views]
Resident of the Month: Quetzalli Barrientos

 
 
Quetzalli Barrientos is the current Resident Librarian at American University. Her residency began July 2015 and will end on July 2018.  Her main duties are reference and instruction. Current projects are collaborating with different departments within the library. Right now, she is working on a project with technical services.
 
Tell me a little bit about yourself.
I got my first library job at the age of 16. I was an audio visual assistant at the local library. I went to the local community college and that is where I decided that I …

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[29 May 2015 | No Comment | 4,212 views]
Position Opening: Resident Librarian at Syracuse University

Resident Librarian
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
Job Description
Reporting to the Head of the Learning Commons, the LC Resident Librarian provides core services including reference, instruction, and staff training.
This a two year appointment.
Qualifications
Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited institution
Job Specific Qualifications

Evidence of strong interest and success with emerging information technologies.
Demonstrated interest in developing a career in academic librarianship.
Evidence of commitment to strong user centered customer service
Adaptability and tolerance for ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment.
Evidence of exceptional interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively communicate with diverse staff and …

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[27 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 4,502 views]
ACRL 2015: Reflections from a Former Resident

This guest blog post was written by Kate Hill, a former fellow at North Carolina State University (NCSU), in which she reflects on her experiences presenting at ACRL for the first time.
When I found out that the ACRL Conference was going to be in Portland in 2015, I added a goal to my online list: “ACRL 2015. Portland!!!! Get something accepted”. Due to my inability to make decisions, I ended up submitting two proposals, one for a residency roundtable discussion and one for a poster. To my shock, both were …

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[19 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 5,081 views]
Towson University Resident Sarah Espinosa Named ALA 2015 Mover & Shaker

Congratulations to Towson University Resident Sarah Espinosa for being named a 2015 ALA Mover & Shaker! Sarah is the 2013–15 Residency Librarian for Diversity and Innovation at Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library and was identified as a Mover & Shaker in the category “Digital Developers” for her work during her three rotations in technical services, research and instruction, and special collections and archives, where she developed online instructional modules for the Cook Library’s archival internship program. Read more about Sarah’s accomplishments in Library Journal.