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

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

Resident of the Month: Javier Sepulveda Garibay

Javier Sepulveda Garibay was the Librarian-in-Residence at Loyola Marymount University from October 2016 to September 2018. Javier is currently the Dance Preservation and Digitization Projects Librarian at the University of Southern California Libraries. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have? What programs (undergraduate or 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