Save the Date: Mentorship Discussion on Second Career Librarianship

Topic: Nothing is Wasted: Second Career Librarianship Facilitators: Symphony Bruce, Resident Librarian at American University Lorin Jackson, Research and Instruction Resident Librarian at Swarthmore College Date: Monday, March 23, 2020, 3-4 PM Eastern Description: Second career librarians, Symphony Bruce, Resident Librarian at American University and Lorin Jackson, Research and Instruction Resident Librarian at Swarthmore College, Read More

Calls for Participation Round-Up: February & March 2020

Programs and Proposals, Scholarships, and Conferences RIG’s Programs & Proposals team would like to share upcoming calls for participation for local and national conferences. See the RIG’s Programs & Proposals calendar for more details and future calls. February: 15th:  SoTL 2020 Call for proposals (May 11-12, 2020 University of Findlay, Ohio) ALAO Continuing Education Grant Read More

Resident of the Month: Preethi Gorecki

Preethi Gorecki was the Library Faculty Diversity Fellow (Business Liaison Librarian) from August 2018-July 2019 for the Grand Valley State University Libraries. She is currently the Student Engagement Librarian for the Florida State University Libraries. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have? What programs Read More

Quetzalli Barrientos: ACRL/NY 2019 Conference Reflection

I recently attended the ACRL/NY 2019 Symposium this past week. The theme for this year was Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library. It took place on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Baruch College in New York City. I attended ACRL/NY for the first time last year (December 2018), and it quickly became one of Read More

Sheila García: IDEAL Conference Reflection

First Image: Cover slide for Kimberlé Crenshaw’s opening keynote on intersectionality, critical race theory, and contemporary challenges.  Second Image: Nikole Hannah-Jones speaking as the closing keynote of the conference. The projected slide behind lists a timeline illustrating how slavery was a foundation upon which the United States became a nation.  It seems Ohio was the place to Read More