Undocumented Student Resources: Website Launch

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

Chinese American Librarians Association Mentorship Program

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

Study abroad in Ireland: Information in Cultural Conflict

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

Scholarship Opportunity: MLA Scholarship for Minority students

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

Learn about librarianship and social justice at next week’s Considering #Critlib!

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!

Call for Papers! Pushing the Margins: Women of Color & Intersectionality in LIS

Library Juice Press editors Rose L. Chou and Annie Pho have put out a call for papers for an upcoming publication titled Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS. Proposals may consider (but are not limited to): Invisible Continue reading Call for Papers! Pushing the Margins: Women of Color & Intersectionality in LIS

Diversity in Action Webcast from the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress

Last April, the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress hosted an important symposium on diversity and children’s literature.  This webcast may be linked for free in perpetuity. It is also available to be used for educational purposes at no Continue reading Diversity in Action Webcast from the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress

UMD Disability Summit: Activism and Advocacy in the Academy

Join us for the UMD Disability Summit: Activism and Advocacy in the Academy on April 8th, 2016 at the University of Maryland. Students, faculty, and staff of the University as well as anyone else in the community, other schools, government agencies, and Continue reading UMD Disability Summit: Activism and Advocacy in the Academy