Call for Proposals Residencies Revisited: Reflections on Library Residency Programs from the Past and Present

Note: This is about library diversity residencies/fellowships. Attention to potential contributors who may feel hesitant to share their experiences due to personal or professional risk, we are able to offer varying levels of anonymity and would be willing to discuss this further upon proposal acceptance. Please do not submit your proposals anonymously. Although we cannot Read More

Conference Reflection: Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference

The 7th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference (FWCA) was held in Blacksburg, Virginia April 11-13 this year. I did not know a conference like this existed, but I found out through Florida State University’s Office of Faculty Development. Florida State University is also one of the many sponsors for this Read More

Conference Reflection: ACRL 2019: An Opportunity to Create Connections

Photo credit: Grace Adeneye The photo was taken at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. [Alt text: Follow Me to the Farm in yellow. Shown is feet in black and white shoes with black leggings and plaid skirt in black, white, and yellow.] When colleagues of mine at the University of Delaware discovered that ACRL Read More

Conference Reflection: Recasting the Narrative: An ACRL-2019 Recap

For my first conference as a resident librarian, I wanted to attend an event focused on academic libraries with programming and events related to social justice and anti-oppression work. When I saw that the ACRL Diversity Alliance offered a preconference for residents this year, “Taking Charge of Your Narrative” and exciting workshops like “Moving Beyond Read More

Networking as a library resident and an early career librarian

ACRL RIG’s New Members and Mentorship team presents a mentorship discussion for residents and early-career librarians: Topic: Networking as a library resident and an early career librarian Facilitator: Amanpreet Kaur, CFCS, MLIS Community Health & Engineering Librarian, Penn Libraries Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives Time: Tuesday, May 21 @ 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Read More