Call for Participation: ALA Annual

RIG’s panel proposal “Library Residency Roadmap” was picked up for programming at ALA Annual in New Orleans this summer! We are looking for 3-5 panelists to discuss their experiences about what makes a residency program successful. RIG is hoping to fill the panel with current residents, librarians who participated in residency programs, and residency coordinators Read More

Residency Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual in Chicago

Please join us for the Residency Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual in Chicago. All are welcome including current and former residents, residency program coordinators, library administrators interested in developing a residency program, and library students interested in a residency position. We would love to meet or reconnect with fellow RIG members out there! ACRL Read More

Get The Picture

During our f-2-f meeting at ALA Annual, the residents took part in an active learning exercise called “Get the Picture”. The complete instructions for this exercise are available as Appendix C to our June ’08 Meeting Minutes, but here’s the gist: Participants pair up and seat themselves back to back. One person will be given Read More

Beyond White Privilege 101

Beyond White Privilege 101: Continuing the discussion in Anaheim ALA Annual, Anaheim, CA Sunday, June 29th, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Orange County — Grand B/C Join us in examining the impact of white privilege in the library environment at the Beyond White Privilege 101 session at ALA Annual. This session is the continuation of one Read More

Residents Dinner out during ALA Annual (Anaheim)

Dear Colleagues, During our Midwinter meeting we arranged for a residents dinner out. Current and former residents were invited to meet up and socialize with one another in a casual setting. Our outing was held in conjunction with a group of former participants of the Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians. I am happy to Read More