COVID Residents Open Letter

I hope this message finds you and yours well. Below is a link to the open letter addressed to residency coordinators, deans, and library leadership.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/16lMwqaX4mvnyMZKRRjTvpYMWnt3FxKq3iCdkFQHFSt0/edit The letter is focused on institutions keeping diversity residents and fellows (who are in precarious position along with many others) at the forefront as they are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Read More

COVID-19 RIG Town Hall Meeting – April 2nd

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, ACRL-RIG would like to invite current and former BIPOC residents as well as BIPOC from other term/contract positions to a virtual town hall. The purpose of the discussion will be to collaboratively discuss how to provide support for BIPOC residents, fellows, and other folks in term and precarious positions.  Read More

Save the Date: Mentorship Discussion on Second Career Librarianship

Topic: Nothing is Wasted: Second Career Librarianship Facilitators: Symphony Bruce, Resident Librarian at American University Lorin Jackson, Research and Instruction Resident Librarian at Swarthmore College Date: Monday, March 23, 2020, 3-4 PM Eastern Description: Second career librarians, Symphony Bruce, Resident Librarian at American University and Lorin Jackson, Research and Instruction Resident Librarian at Swarthmore College, Read More

Calls for Participation Round-Up: February & March 2020

Programs and Proposals, Scholarships, and Conferences RIG’s Programs & Proposals team would like to share upcoming calls for participation for local and national conferences. See the RIG’s Programs & Proposals calendar for more details and future calls. February: 15th:  SoTL 2020 Call for proposals (May 11-12, 2020 University of Findlay, Ohio) ALAO Continuing Education Grant Read More