Resident of the Month

Library Residencies are unique experiences for the individual and the institution. RIG collects these unique experiences in a Resident of the Month blog feature.  The feature interviews current residents about their work, interests, as well as advice for other residents and job seekers.

Here are some of our most recent resident of the month posts:

Resident of the Month: Keila Zayas Ruiz

Keila Zayas Ruiz was the Diversity Resident Librarian at the John C. Hodges Library at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville from August 2015-August 2017. Keila is currently the Sunshine State Digital Network Coordinator at the Florida State University Libraries. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do Read More

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Resident of the Month: Taylor Hixson

Taylor Hixson was the Resident Librarian for Geographic Information Systems at the John Crerar Library at the University of Chicago from August 2016-December 2017. Taylor is currently the Librarian for Geospatial Data Services at New York University Abu Dhabi Library. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees Read More

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Resident of the Month: Sheila Laroque

Sheila Laroque was the Academic Librarian Resident at the University of Alberta Libraries from July 2017 to July 2018. Sheila is currently the Digital Discovery Librarian at the Edmonton Public Library. Tell me a little bit about your background. Where did you attend college? What degrees do you have? What programs (undergraduate or graduate) prepared Read More

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Would you like to be featured as a Resident of the Month? Email George Martinez to set up an interview!