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

Catch RIG Twice at ALA 2012 in Anaheim

The ACRL Residency Interest Group (RIG) will host   Saturday RIG Panel at 10:30 am   Winning on Two Fronts How Library Residencies are Placing Libraries at the Leading Edge of Innovation and Diversity Initiatives   Date and Time: Saturday, June 23, 10:30 am — Noon Location:  HIL — California D Panelists Page   We’re Read More

Mentoring and Residency Programs

Many early career librarians are attracted to residency programs for the structured learning and mentoring opportunities.  Those who are best able to recognize and pursue learning opportunities, including mentoring relationships, are often the most successful residents.  Effective mentoring relationships accelerate learning and professional development for residents, especially when the 2-3 year residency appointments pass by Read More

Residency Group Meeting at ALA Annual

Dear Colleagues, We now have a date and time for our face-to-face meeting during ALA Annual in Anaheim.  We will have an open meeting on Friday June 27th, from 1-3 PM.  I will provide the exact location soon. In the meantime, however, I am calling for agenda items.  I’m putting that together now, but if Read More