Applications are now being accepted for the ALAO Diversity Scholarship at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DVDWBKB The application period runs until Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For this reason, we offer a Continue reading ALAO Diversity Scholarship- February 1, 2017
Keep reading for more information about a great free resource coming up next week! There’s still time to register for a great free webinar coming up next week cohosted by ALISE’s Gender Issues SIG and Special Libraries Association’s Education Division: Continue reading Free Webinar- Librarians and Stereotypes: So Now What?
The following guest post was written by Andrea Castillo, MLIS Student. “Amira in America” was created as a project for the Serving Information Needs course at the University of Maryland, where all of us are pursuing master’s degrees in library Continue reading Student Spotlight: Amira in America
The University of Maryland has launched the new site Undocumented Student Resources. This site contains useful information for students, faculty, and staff. At the bottom of the post, there are printable PDF resources courtesy of Undocumented Student Resources. Keep reading Continue reading Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch
Interested in librarianship in urban and diverse areas? Have you written an engaging paper or article? Consider submitting your work to the Urban Library Journal, details below. Call for Papers Urban Library Journal (ULJ) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed Continue reading Call for Papers: Urban Library Journal
Keep reading for more information about CALA Mentorship opportunities. This would be a great resource for our international colleagues! We are pleased to announce that the 2016/2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications. The Continue reading Chinese American Librarians Association Mentorship Program
Flyer reads: A Critical Perspective in Cultural Conflict in Ireland & North Ireland University of North Carolina, Greensboro Dates: July 14 – August 6, 2017 University Application Deadline: November 28, 2016 Price: $4610 (including university tuition and fees) What’s Included: Group airport pick-up Continue reading Study abroad in Ireland: Information in Cultural Conflict
The Medical Library Association (MLA) is calling all qualified candidates to apply for the 2017 MLA Scholarship for Minority Students. MLA wants to support your excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences librarianship. The scholarship is for Continue reading Scholarship Opportunity: MLA Scholarship for Minority students
On November 11, learn about the history of the #critlib movement and perspectives on the intersections between librarianship and social justice, and delve into topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to information literacy instruction and metadata. The academic library division of Continue reading Learn about librarianship and social justice at next week’s Considering #Critlib!
Join us for a Gender Equality Edit-a-thon on October 22, 2016 Come out and join us for a Gender Equality Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Saturday, October 22 from 10 am to 5 pm in the Innovation Hub at the National Archives Continue reading Gender Equality Edit-a-thon at NARA – 10/22