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

ALA 2008 Conference Programs For Academic Librarians

From ACRLog: As a special service to our ACRLog readers attending ALA in Anaheim, we provide this list of conference programs likely to be of special interest to ACRLog readers. Many thanks to Beth Avery, Head, Research and Instructional Services at University of North Texas Libraries. Beth prepared this list as an annual service of 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

Poster on Residency Program Assessment

The current residents at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville (Thura Mack, Shantrie Collins, and Damon Campbell) are participating in this year’s ALA Annual poster session. Here is an abstract of the poster: Academic library diversity residency programs require a significant investment of resources including funding for training and professional development. The proper evaluation of the residency Read More

Academic Freedom Quiz

Go ahead.  Test you knowledge.  (Quiz compliments of ACRLog) 1. Academic freedom is: a) an inherent right granted to faculty b) a protection guaranteed to those who have a faculty contract c) a privilege granted to faculty by individual institutions d) all of the above 2. A tenured professor directs a member of your library Read More