Resident of the Month: Keila Zayas Ruiz

Keila Zayas Ruiz was the Diversity Resident Librarian at the John C. Hodges Library at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville from August 2015-August 2017. Keila is currently the Sunshine State Digital Network Coordinator at the Florida State University Libraries. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do Read More

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

Resident of the Month: Taylor Hixson

Taylor Hixson was the Resident Librarian for Geographic Information Systems at the John Crerar Library at the University of Chicago from August 2016-December 2017. Taylor is currently the Librarian for Geospatial Data Services at New York University Abu Dhabi Library. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees Read More

Resident of the Month: Sheila Laroque

Sheila Laroque was the Academic Librarian Resident at the University of Alberta Libraries from July 2017 to July 2018. Sheila is currently the Digital Discovery Librarian at the Edmonton Public Library. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have? What programs (undergraduate or graduate) prepared 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