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

Guidelines for Residency Practices and Principles

In ARL Spec Kit 188 there is a small document prepared by the Association for Library and Information Science Eduction (ALISE) called “Guidelines for Practices and Principles in the Design, Operation, and Evaluation of Post-Master’s Residency Programs” (see images 79-82). The document defines “Internship”, “Residency”, and “Mid-career Fellowship”. It also lists rationale, resident and organizational Read More