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.


Sarah Espinosa (Convener, July 1, 2016, to March 15, 2017)
Quetzalli Barrientos (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Nataly R. Blas (Past Convener, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Chase Ollis (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2016. Last retrieved on 09/25/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


As of August 2016, the RIG had 108 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.


The Residency Interest Group was established at the 2008 Fall Executive Committee Meeting.

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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 listserv.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Chase Ollis
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2521