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Job Opportunity: Performing Arts Librarian, California Institute of Arts

Organization: California Institute of the Arts Date Posted: 4/11/2019 City: Valencia Location: California Country: United States Primary Category: Open   Description & Details California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Library seeks an enthusiastic, service-oriented, collaborative and creative librarian to provide innovative reference and instructional services in the performing arts.  The Performing Arts Librarian will join […]

Report Back from ARLIS/NA 2019: Two First-Timers Share Their Thoughts

Greetings ArLiSNAP-ers! Many of us volunteers are back at work after attending the ARLIS/NA Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT. A few of us were first-timers, and Courtney and Autumn got to thinking that some reflections might be useful or interesting to those students or new professionals who haven’t had the chance to attend […]

Job Opportunity: Visual Resources Library Assistant, Boston Architectural College

POSITION SUMMARY: The position of Visual Resources Assistant is a part–time, non-exempt position of up to 11 hours per week providing support to the Visual Resources Librarian in the Visual Resources Library. This position reports to the Visual Resources Librarian. PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: · Scanning images using flat-bed scanners · Manipulating scanned digital images (adjusting, […]

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago – Summer Internship (Unpaid, but stipends available)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is seeking candidates for our summer internship program in the museum’s Library and Archives. This position is unpaid however there are several stipends that applicants can apply for. The library internship provides students with a well-rounded, hands-on learning experience that provides exposure to all aspects of art museum librarianship. […]

Arts in the Public Library

Art librarianship generally seems to be thought of as a practice within the context of the academic library or museum. However, there is definitely a place for the arts in the public library! Public libraries provide community space for performances, exhibitions, and creative workshops. A 2017 article in the Huffington Post highlighted some ways in […]