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: 1st Mentorship Discussion on Conference Proposals

Topic: From Idea to Conference Proposal Facilitators: Twanna Hodge, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Librarian, University of Florida Cara Calabrese, Acquisitions & Access Librarian, Miami University Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 2 PM to 3 PM Eastern Description: Do you have a great idea for a conference proposal, but are unsure of how to turn it Read More

Networking as a library resident and an early career librarian

ACRL RIG’s New Members and Mentorship team presents a mentorship discussion for residents and early-career librarians: Topic: Networking as a library resident and an early career librarian Facilitator: Amanpreet Kaur, CFCS, MLIS Community Health & Engineering Librarian, Penn Libraries Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives Time: Tuesday, May 21 @ 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Read More

Resident Librarian: University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries is now seeking candidates for its Resident Librarian Program established in 2013. This program provides an opportunity for entry-level librarians from diverse backgrounds to begin their professional careers and develop skills and experience in academic librarianship. This program is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Read More


Our new column U-Turn answers questions from residents and advice from residency coordinators, past residents and new librarian professionals to help the resident head in the right direction. Please feel free to leave comments or send any questions for advice to the site administrators. All responses are anonymous Resident Question: I just received an offer Read More