Newbie Dispatches, Episode One: Publishing For New Graduates

The Newbie Dispatches are a series of podcasts recorded exclusively by the Residency Interest Group on a variety of topics of interest to current and former library residents, current library science students, new graduates, and early career librarians.  Episode One regards the publication of a manuscript by a recent graduate, Megan Perez. Megan is the Read More

Kiyomi Deards named ACRL MOW

That’s member-of-the-week, not movie-of-the-week for all you Entourage fans.  In an earlier post, I said Kiyomi is on a roll.  It seems she has not stopped.  Late last month, she was named ACRL’s member-of-the-week.  If you don’t recall or didn’t catch her bio from our earlier post, Kiyomi is currently earning her MSLIS from Drexel Read More

Call to Action, ACRL 2011!

ACRL invites its committees, sections, and individual members to consider submitting a program proposal for the 2011 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. How it Works: Virtual meeting December 8, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. Contact Megan Griffin at mgriffin at ala dot org to attend. CST for ACRL units and members interested in submitting a Read More

ACRL Approves Petition to Create Residency Interest Group

There is going to be an official press release from ACRL next Tuesday, but I thought I would go ahead and share some good news here. Last Sunday, I received a memo from Mary Ellen Davis, ACRL’s Executive Director, regarding a petition to create an Interest Group within ACRL.  Here’s an excerpt from the memo: Read More

ALA Event-ACRL New Member Discussion Group

Going to Annual in Anaheim? Join us for the ACRL New Member Discussion Group on Saturday, June 28th from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, Hilton Anaheim, Balboa C (Right after the the ACRL 101 session and located in the same hotel) *Building a more hireable you: Developing your resume from the inside out* Whether you Read More