Resident of the Month: Magee Lawhorn

Magee Lawhorn was the Project Archivist, (ACRL Resident and Administrative Fellowship Program Fellow) while at the Houghton Library at Harvard University from September 2017- May 2019. She is currently the Head of Archives & Special Collections at the Class of 1945 Library, Phillips Exeter Academy (PEA), located in Exeter, New Hampshire. Tell me a little 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

Jody Gray Appointed as ALA Director of Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach

  The American Library Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Jody Gray as the Director, Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach at the American Library Association. Jody was previously the Diversity Outreach Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries. Jody joined the University of Minnesota Libraries staff in 2003 as Library Resident. As Read More

Towson University Resident Sarah Espinosa Named ALA 2015 Mover & Shaker

Congratulations to Towson University Resident Sarah Espinosa for being named a 2015 ALA Mover & Shaker! Sarah is the 2013–15 Residency Librarian for Diversity and Innovation at Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library and was identified as a Mover & Shaker in the category “Digital Developers” for her work during her three rotations in technical services, research and instruction, Read More