Conference Experiences: Geo4Lib

This is a guest post by Taylor Hixson, who is currently working as the Resident Librarian for GIS at the University of Chicago. If you would like to share your experiences at a conference with RIG, please contact Kaitlin Springmier. For my first conference as a library resident, I attended Geo4LibCamp at Stanford University from Read More

Residency Diaries: Attending & Presenting at #ALAO2016

This guest blog post was co-written by Laura Birkenhauer and Cara Calabrese, Resident Librarians at Miami University. On October 28, we had the opportunity to attend the 42nd Annual Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference in Wilmington, OH. The theme this year was “User Experience: Exceeding Expectations By Design.” Laura details below the experience Read More

Residency Diaries: Attending & Presenting at LOEX 2016

This guest blog post was co-written by Anastasia Chiu and Fobazi Ettarh, Resident Librarians at Temple University. Last month, we had the opportunity to attend LOEX 2016. LOEX (Library Orientation Exchange) is a “non-profit educational clearinghouse for library instruction and information literacy information” that hosts an annual conference on instruction and information literacy; this year, Read More

Residency Diaries: Attending CLAPS and Presenting for the First Time

This guest blog post was written by Quetzalli Barrientos, Resident Librarian at American University. I recently had the opportunity to attend the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium (CLAPS) in Tucson, Arizona. This was the first time that this symposium has been held, but I have to say that it was a success and I had Read More

Residency Diaries: Residents at the Diversity Alliance Institute 2015

Compiled by Tarida Anantachai, Learning Commons Librarian, Syracuse University This past September, West Virginia University hosted the inaugural Diversity Alliance Institute, a gathering at West Virginia University that brought together residents, residency coordinators, library administrators, and a range of university personnel interested in residencies.  This event also marked the beginning of a new cross-institutional initiative—the Read More