2017 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award Announcement

2017 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award Announcement Applications Due: November 21, 2016 The ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter is pleased to announce the 2017 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award. This $500 award encourages active involvement of a member of the Texas-Mexico Chapter in the ARLIS/NA 45th Annual Conference held in New Orleans, February 5-9, 2017.  […]

Temporary Librarian – The Costume Institute, New York, NY

The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is seeking a candidate for a part-time position of a Temporary Librarian for the Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library located in the Costume Institute department. This is a four-day, 28 hours per week, position. The Temporary Librarian will perform a variety of public and technical […]

2016 ARLIS/SE Professional Development Travel Award

Are you an art librarian or library student living in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the U.S. Virgin Islands territory? Is one of your New Years Resolutions to be more involved in professional associations? The Southeast Chapter Travel Award is an excellent opportunity to help fund your […]

2016 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award Announcement

Applications Due: December 28, 2015 The ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter is pleased to announce the 2016 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award. This $750 award encourages active involvement of a member of the Texas-Mexico Chapter in the ARLIS/NA 44th Annual Conference held in Seattle, Washington, March 8-12th, 2016. The LSJ award honors the memory of Lois Swan Jones, Professor […]

Hack Your MLIS Program: Visual Resources Librarianship

Hi Arlisnappers! After a yearlong absence, I am back on the blog as a feature post writer and excited to be a part of the ArLiSNAP team once again. I recently graduated with my MLIS and I currently work as the Director of Visual Resources at the University of Georgia. In April 2014, I shared […]

Hack Your MLIS Program: Art Librarianship

This is part one of a two-part series on how I’m hacking my MLIS program to study art librarianship and visual resources. I’m focusing on general art librarianship today and will cover visual resources specifically next time. We have discussed what to do if your program doesn’t offer an art librarianship track before, as well […]

A Success Story: Interview with Tatum Preston, Art Librarian

This is the first in a series of success stories and interviews with current art library professionals. If you would like to share your story, please contact the discussion team. Tatum Preston has been a solo librarian at the Birmingham Museum of Art in Birmingham, Alabama for 10 years.  Prior to working as a librarian, […]

The 2013 ARLIS/SE Conference in New Orleans, LA

I attended the 2013 ARLIS/SE conference in New Orleans, LA on November 21-22. The conference theme was “Gone Digital: Collections and Collaborations” on arts librarianship in the context of the digital age and was hosted by the New Orleans Museum of Art. The purpose of the ARLIS/SE conference is to meet art librarians in the […]