Resident of the Month: Urooj Nizami

Urooj Nizami was the Resident Librarian at the Temple University Libraries from August 2017 – August 2020. She is currently the Open Education Strategist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have? What programs (undergraduate or graduate) prepared you for your Read More

Save the Date: Financial Realities of Being an Early-Career Librarian

Topic: Financial Realities of Being an Early-Career Librarian Facilitators:  Natalie Hill, Instructional Designer at the University of New England Laura Tadena, Inclusive Services Consultant at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 2 PM EDT / 1 PM CDT / 12 PM MDT / 11 AM PDT Description: This Read More

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