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

Conference Reflection: ACRL 2019: An Opportunity to Create Connections

Photo credit: Grace Adeneye The photo was taken at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. [Alt text: Follow Me to the Farm in yellow. Shown is feet in black and white shoes with black leggings and plaid skirt in black, white, and yellow.] When colleagues of mine at the University of Delaware discovered that ACRL Read More

Conference Reflection: Recasting the Narrative: An ACRL-2019 Recap

For my first conference as a resident librarian, I wanted to attend an event focused on academic libraries with programming and events related to social justice and anti-oppression work. When I saw that the ACRL Diversity Alliance offered a preconference for residents this year, “Taking Charge of Your Narrative” and exciting workshops like “Moving Beyond Read More

Networking as a library resident and an early career librarian

ACRL RIG’s New Members and Mentorship team presents a mentorship discussion for residents and early-career librarians: Topic: Networking as a library resident and an early career librarian Facilitator: Amanpreet Kaur, CFCS, MLIS Community Health & Engineering Librarian, Penn Libraries Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives Time: Tuesday, May 21 @ 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Read More

Emerging Leaders Report

Hearing Voices: Collecting Residents’ Oral Histories As part of ALA’s Emerging Leaders Program, a fantastic work group tackled a project for the Residency Interest Group. The work group was comprised of the following Emerging Leaders: Kenya Flash, Political Science, Global Affairs, and Government Information Librarian, Yale University Ashleigh Coren, Special Collection Librarian for Teaching and Read More