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

Sheila García: IDEAL Conference Reflection

First Image: Cover slide for Kimberlé Crenshaw’s opening keynote on intersectionality, critical race theory, and contemporary challenges.  Second Image: Nikole Hannah-Jones speaking as the closing keynote of the conference. The projected slide behind lists a timeline illustrating how slavery was a foundation upon which the United States became a nation.  It seems Ohio was the place to Read More

Save the Date: 2nd Mentorship Discussion on Book Publishing

Facilitators:  Anastasia Chiu, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Stony Brook University Libraries Jay Colbert, Metadata & Discovery Strategy Librarian, University of New Hampshire Library Time: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 2 PM to 3 PM Eastern Description: Are you a resident or early-career librarian interested in learning more about the book publishing process? Former resident librarians, Anastasia Read More