Survey on Assessment and Success in Post-MLIS Residency Programs

The Association of College & Research Libraries Residency Interest Group Assessment Team is conducting a research project to determine which factors lead to successful post-MLIS residency programs, as well as how this success is assessed and measured. We invite all current or former residents and residency program affiliates (program coordinators, mentors, supervisors, etc) to participate. Read More

Save the Date: Financial Realities of Being an Early-Career Librarian

Topic: Financial Realities of Being an Early-Career Librarian Facilitators:  Natalie Hill, Instructional Designer at the University of New England Laura Tadena, Inclusive Services Consultant at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 2 PM EDT / 1 PM CDT / 12 PM MDT / 11 AM PDT Description: This Read More

COVID Residents Open Letter

I hope this message finds you and yours well. Below is a link to the open letter addressed to residency coordinators, deans, and library leadership. The letter is focused on institutions keeping diversity residents and fellows (who are in precarious position along with many others) at the forefront as they are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Read More

COVID-19 RIG Town Hall Meeting – April 2nd

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, ACRL-RIG would like to invite current and former BIPOC residents as well as BIPOC from other term/contract positions to a virtual town hall. The purpose of the discussion will be to collaboratively discuss how to provide support for BIPOC residents, fellows, and other folks in term and precarious positions.  Read More