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

Save the Date: 2nd Mentorship Discussion on Book Publishing

Facilitators:  Anastasia Chiu, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Stony Brook University Libraries Jay Colbert, Metadata & Discovery Strategy Librarian, University of New Hampshire Library Time: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 2 PM to 3 PM Eastern Description: Are you a resident or early-career librarian interested in learning more about the book publishing process? Former resident librarians, Anastasia Read More

Save the Date: ACRL RIG New Members and Mentorship’s 1st Mentorship Discussion

ACRL Residency Interest Group’s New Members and Mentorship team present a mentorship discussion for residents and early-career librarians: Topic: Leadership  Title: Be Brave, Be Bold, Be You: Unleashing Your Brilliance in Library and Information Science Facilitator: Ms. Shannon D. Jones, MLS, M.Ed, AHIPDirector of Libraries, Medical University of South Carolina  Time: Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Read More

Call for Proposals Residencies Revisited: Reflections on Library Residency Programs from the Past and Present

Note: This is about library diversity residencies/fellowships. Attention to potential contributors who may feel hesitant to share their experiences due to personal or professional risk, we are able to offer varying levels of anonymity and would be willing to discuss this further upon proposal acceptance. Please do not submit your proposals anonymously. Although we cannot Read More

Conference Reflection: Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference

The 7th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference (FWCA) was held in Blacksburg, Virginia April 11-13 this year. I did not know a conference like this existed, but I found out through Florida State University’s Office of Faculty Development. Florida State University is also one of the many sponsors for this Read More