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 […]

Job Posting: Design Librarian – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Description POSITION: Design Librarian RANK: Assistant or Associate University Librarian REPORTS TO: Head, Architecture & Fine Arts Library SALARY: Minimum Salary as Assistant University Librarian $54,035 Minimum Salary as Associate University Librarian $62,500 Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented […]

Job Posting: Art Museum Librarian – College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Description As part of a long-standing agreement between two committed institutions, the Worcester Art Museum Library serves as the Fine Arts branch of the College of the Holy Cross Libraries. The Worcester Art Museum Library serves not only Museum and Holy Cross constituents, but also the public, including families and community members from the broader […]