My First JCLC Conference: Twanna Hodge

Engaging, eye-opening, rejuvenating and amazing are what I experienced and witnessed over the course of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2018. As many sessions there were was just as many side conversations in between breaks in sessions, after sessions, at breakfast- really at any time people were able to find time to talk, Read More

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