Title

Short-Term Global Exchanges through the Fulbright Specialist Program: One Librarian's Experience

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

Department

Library Services

Abstract

In spring of 2019, the author traveled to Kolkata, India, to work with the staff of the Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, academic and public librarians, and library and information science students under a Fulbright Specialist grant. This article describes the Fulbright Specialist Program, provides information about the application process, and explores what it means to be admitted to and participate in the program. Experience-based tips for applying to the program and preparing for work abroad, if selected, are offered.

Publication Title

portal: Libraries and the Academy

DOI

10.1353/pla.2019.0034

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