In Case You Haven’t Heard…

UPDATE:  The book has been completed.  See the more recent post for details. There is a new book on library residency programs in the works.  Currently, information regarding the creation, design, implementation, management, and promotion of library residency programs lacks centralization in our profession. There is not a single association, division, or section of any Read More

DYK: Did You Know? 12/9/09

DYK: according to a 2009 survey of residents conducted by Shantrie Collins, Damon Campbell, and myself, the average resident salary is in the $40,000-$42,399 range?  (At least, based on the responses we received). According to a 2007 salary survey conducted by ALA-APA (PDF), the average salary for “Beginning Librarians” was $48,365.  That’s in academic libraries.  Read More

Packin’ Up and Movin’ On

In 2006, the Spectrum Scholars’ Leadership Institute hosted a panel discussion on earning a PhD in LIS.  One of the panelists was Alana Kumbier who was then a PhD student at Ohio State University.  (She completed her PhD in the spring of 2009, and now works as a research and instruction librarian at the Wellesley Read More

Welcome to our new Mistress.

Web-Mistress, that is. If you haven’t yet noticed, we have a new author here: Kiyomi Deards.  As of October 1st, 2009, Kiyomi officially joined the cast of the ACRL Residency Interest Group.  She will now be serving as Webmistress of this site, and Administrator of the Group’s online discussion list.  I think she’s the perfect Read More