ArLiSNAP & VREPS Virtual Conference – Oct. 26, 2019

ArLiSNAP (Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals) and VREPS (Visual Resources Emerging Professionals and Students) are pleased to announce our 2019 Fall Virtual Conference. The conference will take place at 1-3PM CST October 26, 2019.  Accessing the Arts: Trends, Innovations, and Challenges for the Information Professional As information professionals, we are charged not only […]

Not Taught in School: Reflections on Publishing for the First Time

Hey there, ArLiSNAP blog readers! It’s been a minute since we had a feature blog post so I thought I’d drum something up for you. Today I wanted to talk about my first experience publishing an article (which is forthcoming). I wrote this a few weeks ago, but put off posting it so as not […]

Call for Presenters! ArLiSNAP / VREPS Joint Virtual Conference 2019

ArLiSNAP and the Visual Resource Association’s Emerging Professionals and Students group (VREPS) welcome proposals from students and new professionals with an interest in art librarianship or visual resources management to present their work at our 2019 Virtual Conference. Accessing the Arts: Trends, Innovations, and Challenges for the Information Professional As information professionals, we are charged […]

Voices from the Field: An Interview with Caitlin McGurk

Caitlin McGurk is the Associate Curator for Engagement & Outreach and Assistant Professor at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. She recently curated the exhibition Tell Me a Story Where The Bad Girl Wins: The Life and Art of Barbara Shermund at the BICLM that closed […]

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 […]

Reflections on Relocation: Insight From Personal Experience

Hello, ArLiSNAP blog readers! It has been a really interesting year in my personal career life, and I thought some of you may appreciate reflections on my journey to art librarianship. Just about two weeks ago, I began working as the Art & Design Librarian at The Ohio State University Libraries. My family and I […]

A Success Story: An Interview with Nimisha Bhat

Nimisha Bhat is the Technical Services Librarian at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio. She is also an editor at The Librarian Parlor.  You’re the Technical Services Librarian at your institution, but it seems like you do a lot more than cataloging! Could you tell us a little bit about your […]

JOB OPP: Exhibitions Coordinator – The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Exhibitions Coordinator (University Title) The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Department Special Collections & Area Std Summary of Duties: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum (BICLM) holds the largest collection of cartoon and comics material in the world. Its facility on OSU’s campus, which opened in 2013, […]

JOB OPP: Director of Bridwell Art Library, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

The University of Louisville Libraries are looking for an energetic, creative and forward-thinking Director of the Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library. The successful candidate will be eager to engage students and faculty from an evolving Fine Arts program, and by crafting services, programs, and collections that support their learning, research and artistic endeavors.  The Director […]

The “Art” of Job Hunting or How We Got From There to Here

ArLiSNAP Feature Post Writers Sarah and Courtney, both fresh from the job hunt process, describe their experience job searching as an art librarian and interview each other about the process in the hopes of starting a dialogue for all new job-seeking art librarians. Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash.  Sarah’s Experience: I decided to get my Master’s degree […]