Residency Interest Group


"To support the creation, implementation, management, and promotion of library residency programs through: a) the centralization of information regarding program availability; b) the creation of core competencies, evaluation, and assessment standards; c) the overall advancement of the quality of resident education through inter-collegiate collaboration."


Quetzalli Barrientos (Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Kaitlin A. Springmier (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Sarah Espinosa (Past Convener, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mariel Colbert (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)

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As of August 2017, the RIG had 128 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.


The Residency Interest Group was established at the 2008 Fall Executive Committee Meeting. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2018 ALA Annual Conference.

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Join the Residency Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL electronic mailing list.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Mariel Colbert
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-5285