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

Gerald Holmes Named 2014 Achievement in Library Diversity Research Honoree

Gerald Holmes, Reference Librarian and Diversity Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), has been recognized by the American Library Association’s Office for Diversity as a 2014 Achivement in Library Diversity Honoree. Mr. Holmes, who assisted in the creation of ACRL’s Residency Interest Group, has been a leader supporting diversity initiatives in Read More

Upcoming: Free Online Events on Residencies

Learning Revolution Conference Online: Monday, April 21-24 (All times EDT) Excerpted from the news release: Our first-ever Learning Revolution Conference kicks off this coming Monday, April 20th, online and free, with a terrific set of keynote and distinguished speakers and a full day of conference sessions on Thursday, April 24th. The schedule is below. Please Read More