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C&CS Presents: Mapping your Journey: Steps for Beginning a Librarianship Diversity Residency

March 4, 2019

Mapping your Journey: Steps for Beginning a Librarianship Diversity Residency

presented by Amanda Leftwich

March 18, 2019 at 1pm

Register here for a Zoom link


You’ve gotten a residency, now what? This webinar will highlight a diversity residency located at the Montgomery County Community College to outline the steps of entering a residency based on this experience. Amanda M. Leftwich is the Online Learning Librarian Diversity Fellow at Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania. This discussion will include advice for those applying, a checklist for beginning your residency journey, and practical tips for creating a timeline for residencies. Join Amanda  as she discusses these aspects to help prepare future residents to be better equipped for their residencies.

Amanda M. Leftwich, MSLS is the Online Learning Librarian Diversity Fellow at Montgomery County Community College. Leftwich earned her M.S.L.S from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She is the Creator of #mindfulinlis, a Twitter hashtag dedicated to mindful practice and techniques for LIS professionals. The hashtag, #mindfulinlis has generated over 20,700 unique impressions in October 2018 alone. She has presented and written on diversity, equity, and mindfulness since 2017. Leftwich delivers the training, has written the materials, and actively engages the audience in issues relevant to her work. She’s written articles for Letters to a Young Librarian and INALJ. She tweets @thelibmaven.

Can’t make the session? No worries! As always, session will be recorded and made available in closed captioning when available. After recording, registrants will be given links to the session and to an evaluation form.

If you would like to host a C&CS session, please contact Erin Burns or any member of the C&CS team. The team graciously thanks PaLA and the CRD and members for supporting us and these important professional development opportunities.

Information about our team, a session proposal form, and past and future sessions can be found on the CRD blog site here:

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