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We will be accepting applications from December 1, 2016 to January 13, 2017. Scholars accepted to the Institute will be notified in early March 2017. Application information may be found at http://irdlonline.org/call-for-proposals/institute-overview/.

Are you thinking about applying for IRDL in 2017? There are a couple changes to the program you need to know about: 1. The summer workshop will now be one week long. When we think about sustainability of a model …

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I woke up to a barrage of Tweets about Orlando. It took me a few seconds to figure out why. Once I did, my first thought was, “Oh no. Not again.” Every mass shooting takes me right back to December …

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When we say your names, it will be loud and clear as a bell. There will be no wavering in our voices, for they will be steady and distinct. We do so in your honor and memory. We will grieve …

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“So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, ‘The good outnumber you, and we always will.’” (Patton Oswalt) One of the traits …

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There’s much to say about the shooting in Orlando. I’m the G in LGBT. I’m a librarian. I’m also honored to be part of the 2016 IRDL cohort. For this tragedy to happen at this precise moment gave me pause …

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Here’s a map of the home institutions of the IRDL Scholars from the 2014 and 2015 cohorts.

Thanks to SAGE Publications, each of the 2016 IRDL Scholars will have personal copies of the following four books: Bernard, H.R. 2013. Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Fink, A. 2013. How to …

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ALA snow storm, Superbowl weekend, there’s just too much going on to get your IRDL application submitted today. We understand. We’re extending the submission deadline to 10PM on February 14, 2015. Rest easy, spend the extra time making sure your …

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Thanks to SAGE Publications, each of the 2015 IRDL Scholars will have personal copies of the following four books: Bernard, H.R. 2013. Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Fink, A. 2013. How to …

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