The Ohio State University Libraries: Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program

The Ohio State University Libraries, one of the nation’s largest academic research library systems, is committed to introducing and orienting a recent library school graduate to the complexities of librarianship. The two-year Mary P. Key Diversity Residency Program, started in 1989, is designed to assist graduates in making a successful transition to academic research librarianship Read More

Born Digital? Try UI’s Residency Program

Looking for something new and exciting?  Check out this residency at the University of Iowa! Position Description: The Libraries seeks an entry-level, two-year Residency Program Librarian to serve in Digital Library Services (DLS), a department created in 2005 to provide a wide range of services in support of digital scholarship and data curation. This position Read More

Where Are They Now? Spotlight: Leslie Morgan

Leslie Morgan earned her MLS from Wayne State University and was the 2005-2007 Librarian in Residence at the University of Notre Dame. Currently, Leslie is the First Year Experience librarian for the Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame. In her own words: Beginning my career as a Resident Librarian was the perfect venue Read More

DYK: Did You Know? 12/9/09

DYK: according to a 2009 survey of residents conducted by Shantrie Collins, Damon Campbell, and myself, the average resident salary is in the $40,000-$42,399 range?  (At least, based on the responses we received). According to a 2007 salary survey conducted by ALA-APA (PDF), the average salary for “Beginning Librarians” was $48,365.  That’s in academic libraries.  Read More