Resident of the Month: Magee Lawhorn

Magee Lawhorn was the Project Archivist, (ACRL Resident and Administrative Fellowship Program Fellow) while at the Houghton Library at Harvard University from September 2017- May 2019. She is currently the Head of Archives & Special Collections at the Class of 1945 Library, Phillips Exeter Academy (PEA), located in Exeter, New Hampshire. Tell me a little Read More

Job Announcement: UNCG Diversity Resident Librarian

Position Summary The UNC Greensboro University Libraries is pleased to invite applications from early career librarians for our seventh Diversity Resident Librarian. The library residency program is intended to offer an opportunity for entry-level librarians with an interest in academic libraries to begin their professional careers and acquire core competencies and skills in research, scholarship, and instruction. The Read More

Job Announcement: Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library Diversity Residency

Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual for our Diversity Residency Program. Resident will be solicited from recent MLS graduates with a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and with less than 2 years of professional library experience. Hunter Library is committed to “increasing the hiring pipeline of individuals from Read More

Resident of the Month: Urooj Nizami

Urooj Nizami was the Resident Librarian at the Temple University Libraries from August 2017 – August 2020. She is currently the Open Education Strategist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have? What programs (undergraduate or graduate) prepared you for your Read More

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