Conference Reflection: Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference

The 7th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference (FWCA) was held in Blacksburg, Virginia April 11-13 this year. I did not know a conference like this existed, but I found out through Florida State University’s Office of Faculty Development. Florida State University is also one of the many sponsors for this Read More

Conference Reflection: ACRL 2019: An Opportunity to Create Connections

Photo credit: Grace Adeneye The photo was taken at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. [Alt text: Follow Me to the Farm in yellow. Shown is feet in black and white shoes with black leggings and plaid skirt in black, white, and yellow.] When colleagues of mine at the University of Delaware discovered that ACRL Read More

Conference Reflection: Recasting the Narrative: An ACRL-2019 Recap

For my first conference as a resident librarian, I wanted to attend an event focused on academic libraries with programming and events related to social justice and anti-oppression work. When I saw that the ACRL Diversity Alliance offered a preconference for residents this year, “Taking Charge of Your Narrative” and exciting workshops like “Moving Beyond Read More

Librarian as Mentor

ACRL RIG’s New Members and Mentorship team presents its second discussion for residents and early-career librarians: Topic : Librarian As Mentor Facilitator : Eboni Johnson Time : Friday, February 2 @ 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time/ 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Central Time Description : This interactive discussion will begin with Eboni Johnson discussing her book, Librarian As Read More

Call for Participation: ALA Annual

RIG’s panel proposal “Library Residency Roadmap” was picked up for programming at ALA Annual in New Orleans this summer! We are looking for 3-5 panelists to discuss their experiences about what makes a residency program successful. RIG is hoping to fill the panel with current residents, librarians who participated in residency programs, and residency coordinators Read More