General Resources

For those interested in starting a residency program, San Jose State University, with grant funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, has put together a white paper about their Catalyst Project that aims to help libraries build a replicable residency program model that integrates emerging technology in diverse types of libraries.

Selected Residency Readings

  • Albritton, Rosie L. “Leadership Development (A CLR internship program at the University of Missouri-Columbia for recent library school graduates).” College & Research Libraries News (November 1987): 618-623.
  • Association of Research Libraries. (1992). Internship, residency, and fellowship programs in ARL libraries. (J. Brewer, Ed.). Washington, D.C: Association of Research Libraries, Office of Management Services.
  • Black, W. K., & Leysen, J. M. (2002). Fostering Success. Journal of Library Administration, 36(4), 3—27. doi:10.1300/J111v36n04_02
  • Boisse, Joseph A., and Connie V. Dowell. “Increasing Minority Librarians in Academic Research Libraries.” Library Journal (15 April 1987): 52-54.
  • Brewer, J. (1997). Post-Master’s Residency Programs: Enhancing the Development of New Professionals and Minority Recruitment in Academic and Research Libraries. College & Research Libraries, 58(6), 528—537.
  • Brewer, Julie. “Implementing Post-Master’s Residency Programs.” Leading Ideas 4 (September 1998): 2-7. (http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/li4.pdf)
    Brewer, Julie. “Reflections of an Academic Library Residency Program Coordinator.” Diversity in Libraries: Academic Residency Programs. Ed. Raquel V. Cogell and Cindy A. Gruwell. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001. 7-16.
    Brewer, Julie. “Understanding the Organizational Value of Post-Master’s Degree Residency Programs.” Research Library Issues: A Bimonthly Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 272 (October 2010): 23-27. http://publications.arl.org/rli272/Cawthorne, Jon E., and Teri B. Weil. “Internships/Residencies: Exploring the Possibilities for the Future.” In Our Own Voices: The Changing Face of Librarianship. Ed. Teresa Y. Neely and Khafre K. Abif. Lanham, MD.: Scarecrow Press, 1996. 45-71.
    Cogell, Raquel V., and Cindy A. Gruwell, eds. Diversity in Libraries: Academic Residency Programs. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001.
    DeBeau-Melting, Linda, and Karen M. Beavers. “Positioning for Change: The Diversity Internship as a Good Beginning.” Diversity and Multiculturalism in Libraries. Ed. Katherine Hoover Hill. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1994. 227-242.
  • Dewey, B., & Keally, J. (2008). Recruiting for diversity: strategies for twenty-first century research librarianship. Library Hi Tech, 26(4), 622—629.
  • Diaz, Jose, and Kristina Starkus. “Increasing Minority Representation in Academic Libraries: the Minority Librarian Intern Program at the Ohio State University.” College & Research Libraries 55 (January 1994): 41-46.
    “Guidelines for Practices and Principles in the Design, Operation, and Evaluation of Post-Master’s Residency Programs.” Library Personnel News 10 (May / June 1996): 1-3.
    Henriques, Charmaine H. “Academic Research Residency Programs: Looking Back on the Journey.” Versed (May-June 2004)
    Hollis, Deborah. “On the Ambiguous Side: Experiences in a Predominantly White and Female Profession.” In Our Own Voices: The Changing Face of Librarianship. Ed. Teresa Y. Neely and Khafre K. Abif. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996. 139-154.
    Hu, Sylvia S. and Demetria E. Patrick. “Our Experiences as Minority Residents.” College & Research Libraries News (May 2006): 297-300.
    Kazmer, Michelle M. “How Do Student Experiences Differ in Online LIS Programs with and without a Residency?” The Library Quarterly 77(4) (2007): 359-383. DOI: 10.1086/520995
  • Kelly, J., & Brown, W. (2004). Attracting minority librarian academic libraries. College & Research Libraries News, 65(8), 428—428.
  • LaGuardia, Cheryl, Christine K. Oka and Adan Griego. “Living Diversity: Making It Work.” Diversity and Multiculturalism in Libraries. Ed. Katherine Hoover Hill. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1994. 215-226.
  • LocalHistoryGirl. (n.d.). Residency Run-Down: Penn State University Libraries Diversity Residency Program. Hiring Librarians. Retrieved from http://hiringlibrarians.com/2013/07/08/residency-run-down-penn-state-university-libraries-diversity-residency-program/
  • Neely, T. Y. (2009). Assessing Diversity Initiatives: The ARL Leadership and Career Development Program. Journal of Library Administration, 49(8), 811—835. doi:10.1080/01930820903396830
  • Perez, Megan Z. “From New Graduate to Competent Practitioner: Rethinking the Architecture of Post-MLS Residency Programs in ARL Libraries.” Unpublished master’s thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (http://hdl.handle.net/1901/395)
  • Perez, Megan Z. and Cindy Ann Gruwell. The New Graduate Experience: Post-MLS Residency Programs and Early Career Librarianship. Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, 2010.
  • Reese, G. L. (1999). Stop talking, start doing!: attracting people of color to the library profession. Chicago: American Library Association.
  • Seale, M. (2012). The New Graduate Experience: Post-MLS Residency Programs and Early Career Librarianship. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(1), 71—71. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2011.11.018
  • Smith, Felicia A. “Reflections of a Resident.” Versed (September-October 2005)
    Switzer, Teri, and William Gentz. “Increasing Diversity: Programs and Internships in ARL Libraries.” Advances in Librarianship. Ed. Frederick C. Lynden and Elizabeth A. Chapman. 23 (New York: Academic Press, 2000): 169-188.
  • Trumpeter, M. C., & Gherman, P. (1980). A Post-Master’s Degree Internship Program. Library Journal, 105(12), 1366.
  • Vega Garcia, S. A. (2002). Diversity in Libraries (Book). Journal of Academic Librarianship, 28(4), 259.
  • Velez, Cecilia P. “Academic Libraries Meeting the Challenge of Affirmative Action: The University of California at Santa Barbara Experience,” Reforma Newsletter (Summer 1989): 11, 15.