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

Diversity Initiatives Contribute to Better Communities

This guest blog post was written by Martha Parker, Librarian-In Residence at the University of Arkansas.   During the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, I had the privilege to present with great diversity leaders, among them Nataly Blas, Business Librarian, Loyola Marymount University; Orolando Duffus, Resident, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Tarida Anantachai, Read More