Alt-Career Spotlight: Hannah Barton, Art Researcher at Artifex Press

This series of interviews feature individuals who have received their MLIS/MSIS, but do not currently hold positions solely dedicated to art librarianship. Some may work in libraries and have an interest or duties related to art librarianship, while others use their information science skills in fields outside of the traditional library setting. What is the […]

Assistant Librarian & Archivist – Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

The Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest continually operating public art museum in the United States, was founded by Daniel Wadsworth in 1842. Today the collection exceeds 50,000 works of art, spanning more than 5,000 years. The Wadsworth Atheneum has always been a resource for the local community, as we work to welcome new and existing audiences. […]

Digital Art Preservation: An annotated bibliography

This past Fall, I took a course in my MLIS program (Wayne State University) called Digital Curation and Preservation. As the title states, this course focused on the curation lifecycle and preservation processes for born-digital materials. Some of the work we did was directly related to libraries, but I also ended up learning techniques and […]

Librarian (Public Services & Cataloging) – Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM

DEPARTMENT: IAIA LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT, ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL REPORTS TO: LIBRARY DIRECTOR SUPERVISES: NONE (HOWEVER DOES OVERSEE ASSIGNED STUDENT WORKERS) LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 2017 DEADLINE: January 15, 2018 POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Library Director, the incumbent provides a wide range of library services. The incumbent’s main responsibilities include public service, cataloging, and teaching information literacy to the students. Other responsibilities include […]

Head of Technical Services (Supervisory Librarian) – National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

The National Gallery of Art is seeking applicants for a supervisory librarian to serve as the division’s head of technical services. The incumbent reports to the executive librarian and is responsible for planning, developing, and administering the Library’s full range of technical services operations, which support the research needs of the National Gallery of Art […]

A Success Story: An Interview with Coral Salomón, NDSR Fellow at The University of Pennsylvania Fisher Fine Arts Library

Can you tell us a little bit about your background, your current position, and how you got into the field of art librarianship? Hello ARLIS/NA!, I’m from Puerto Rico, but I moved to Boston when I was 18 to obtain my BA in International Relations. After that, I worked for a few years as a […]

Job Posting / Teaching & Research Librarian Fine Arts / Concordia University / Montreal, Quebec

Teaching & Research Librarian Fine Arts – Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec Concordia University Library seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian for a tenure-track position as Teaching & Research Librarian – Fine Arts. Concordia University is one of Canada’s most dynamic universities in one of North America’s most livable cities. It reflects a unique blend of commitments to […]

Music Librarian at MUSE/IQUE

Organization: MUSE/IQUE Date Posted: 12/13/2017 City: Pasadena Location: California Country: United States Primary Category: Open Description & Details This position is responsible for the duties of Music Librarian and will also serve as an Artistic Collaborator.  Duties include the purchase, rental and preparation of scores and parts for all performances. The Librarian also works in collaboration […]

A Success Story: An Interview with Erin Barsan, NDSR Art Fellow at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Can you tell us a little bit about your background, your current position, and how you got into the field of art librarianship? I actually have an art background. I got my BFA in Graphic Design with a minor in Photography from Columbia College Chicago. After undergrad, I ended up working as a photographer’s assistant […]