Texas-Mexico Chapter Fall Meeting – Student Award Announcement

Applications Due: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter is pleased to announce our first annual Student Award, generously funded by Eric Wolf, Head Librarian at the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas. This award covers both the ARLIS/NA student membership dues of $50 along with the local chapter dues of $10 for one year, […]

Pre-conference Jitters

It’s just under six weeks until ARLIS/NA Conference 2014 http://www.arlisna.org/washingtondc2014/index.php in Washington, DC, and I am eagerly looking forward to attending my first, of what I hope will be, many ARLIS/NA conferences to come.  That being said, I am also a mess of nervous anticipation. I have logged in to the Conference SCHED no less than a […]

Are you Library Management Material?

Although it might seem to many of us, while students, that library management is something to consider years from now, if ever, it might be worth a second thought during your MLIS program. If you have been in library school any length of time, you are bound to have picked up on something like “a […]

Sunday Soliloquies no. 2: A haunting tragedy

Detroit Public Library, Mark Twain Branch, Detroit, Michigan This image to me, is by far the scariest thing I have seen this Halloween season. The demise of the Detroit Public Library, Mark Twain Branch is not new news. More upsetting images can be found on flickr at  http://www.flickr.com/photos/bpdphotography/sets/72157626713779604/ It closed for renovations in 1996 and […]