Recruiting and Educating the 21st Century Fine and Performing Arts Librarian
The Wayne State University Libraries and the Library and Information Science program have establish a Detroit-based collaborative with local cultural institutions to provide a broad approach to educating new librarians about fine and performing arts librarianship. This program is designed to prepare students for professional library and information specialist positions in fine and performing arts and related libraries and information centers.
Partners include the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theatre, the Wayne State University Libraries and the Wayne State University Library and Information Science Program.
Stipends will be used to attract twelve individuals to the field of fine and performing arts librarianship and place them in mentor relationships with senior librarians. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.