Disability Awareness Month at the University of Maryland

Disability Disclosure: Before, during or after the interview? MON Oct 1 | 4-5:30 P.M. | ONLINE | RSVP at go.umd.edu/disclosure18  Event part of Professional Preparation Interview Series. Employers, experts and alum discuss disability disclosure in the interview and hiring process. Bring questions and concerns. Hear from our panelists how to negotiate this topic. Learn what is […]

Travel Awards Available for Underrepresented Professionals for Library Assessment Conference

The Library Assessment Conference builds and furthers the library assessment community by bringing together interested practitioners and researchers who have responsibility or interest in the broad field of library assessment. Since 2014, scholarships have been awarded to individuals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to attend the conference. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded […]

Travel Awards for Symposium for Strategic Leadership in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion- due Feb. 28, 2018

Symposium for Strategic Leadership in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) are offering a symposium to increase understanding and capacity among academic and research library professionals for creating healthy organizations with diverse, equitable, and inclusive climates. The Symposium for Strategic Leadership in Diversity, […]

2018 SALALM Scholarship- due March 15, 2018

Since its founding in 1956, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) has engaged in a wide variety of projects and programs designed to advance the scholarly study of Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and the Latino/a diasporas.  We are offering a scholarship that enables master’s candidates in an ALA-accredited library […]

2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students- due March 1, 2018

MAC is soliciting applications for the 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students (http://www.midwestarchives.org/motley). The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by one-year […]

Call for Proposals: Race and Power in Library and Information Studies

Call for Proposals: Race and Power in Library and Information Studies The question of race and power in Anglo-Western library and information studies (LIS) has typically been framed as a problem of diversity and inclusion. Analyses tend to focus on the field’s homogenous racial demographics, whether in staffing, programming, collections, library education, or other areas. Anti-racist solutions focus, […]

ARL/SAA Mosaic Program II- due Feb. 27, 2018

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II is now accepting applications for the 2018–2019 cohort. The program promotes diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by supporting master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are pursuing degrees with a concentration […]

Informational Webinars: ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency

Join us for a webinar about ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency for new librarians at the University of Virginia Library. Register using the links below. November 1, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 1:00-2:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 4:00-5:00 pm EST The University of Virginia Library invites applications from early career librarians for our three-year Resident Librarians […]

Informational webinars: ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency

Join us for a webinar about ACRL’s Diversity Alliance Residency for new librarians at the University of Virginia Library. Register using the links below. November 1, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 1:00-2:00 pm EST November 7, 2017 4:00-5:00 pm EST The University of Virginia Library invites applications from early career librarians for our three-year Resident Librarians […]

AccessComputing Student Opportunities

Are you a computing student with a disability?  Looking for an internship?  Want to connect with peers and mentors with disabilities?  AccessComputing can help you do that. AccessComputing, a National Science Foundation funded project, provides mentoring and funding for career development activities for students with disabilities computing-related fields. This includes: MENTORING: Through our online community, students and mentors discuss a variety of […]

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