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

Save the Date: ACRL RIG New Members and Mentorship’s 1st Mentorship Discussion

ACRL Residency Interest Group’s New Members and Mentorship team present a mentorship discussion for residents and early-career librarians: Topic: Leadership  Title: Be Brave, Be Bold, Be You: Unleashing Your Brilliance in Library and Information Science Facilitator: Ms. Shannon D. Jones, MLS, M.Ed, AHIPDirector of Libraries, Medical University of South Carolina  Time: Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Read More

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