LIS Scholarships from the Georgia Library Association

[via GLA listserv] Do you know someone in an LIS program or entering an LIS program?  Tell them about the GLA Scholarships! The Georgia Library Association awards two (2) scholarships yearly to provide financial assistance toward completing a Master’s in Library/Information Science. The Hubbard Scholarship ($3,000) was established over 30 years ago to recruit excellent […]

Don’t Forget: “Boston Bound” Online Chat This Friday!

Whether you are new to ARLIS/NA, are simply attending your first conference or are a long-time veteran of the conference, please join Brian Loar and Jennifer Friedman to learn more about what to expect, or to share your own sage advice. Lunchtime Chat, This Friday, April 9th, 2010: ARLIS/NA 101: Boston Bound Accessible, informative, and […]

Friday, March 12: ARLIS/NA Chat “The Future of Art Indexing”

Join the next ARLIS/NA Chat, this Friday, March 12: *The Future of Art Indexing* Recent discussion about BHA has brought to the fore a possible near-term  chilling reality — one in which access to both retrospective and current indexing may be severely curtailed. More broadly and across the disciplines, scholarly publications everyday become more available […]

Marketing event for Atlanta-area emerging librarians

If you live in/ near Atlanta, you might want to check out this upcoming event (Via the Georgia Library Association listserv): LIBRARY MARKETING WHEN:  Saturday, March 13, 2010, 3 – 5 PM COST: Free Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL) and Special Library Association (SLA), Georgia Chapter, join together to host an information program on library marketing.  […]

This Friday: ARLIS/NA Chat on Branding the Arts Library

Don’t forget that ARLIS/NA’s Chat Series is offering up a great discussion later this week! I personally recommend “Marketing Today’s Academic Library” to anyone who is interested in user experience and branding for libraries. It’s a thought-provoking read and this week’s discussion promises to be every bit as interesting. Technical info and details about past […]

ARLIS/SE Professional Development Travel Award

ARLIS /SE  Professional Development Travel Award The award’s purpose is to cultivate a talented, dedicated, and educated group of professionals for the ARLIS/NA organization as well as the ARLIS/SE chapter. Funds from this award may be used to pay for travel, lodging, registration and meals associated with professional development activities at the annual ARLIS/NA conference. […]

Professional workshops & conferences roundup

I know you all are stoked for ARLIS/NA Annual in Boston –  here are some other great events, workshops and conferences that may also be of interest. SEI Pro – Summer Educational Institute For Visual Resources & Image Management – registration has officially opened. Albuquerque, NM, June 8 – 11, 2010 This intensive workshop is […]

Professional development in Visual Resources: Kress Scholarship and Simmons workshop

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Summer Educational Institute Scholarships for SEI Pro 2010 The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, http://www.kressfoundation.org/,  has generously agreed to sponsor four scholarships for this year’s Summer Educational Institute:  SEI Pro 2010.  SEI Pro will be held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, from June 8 to June 11, 2010. […]

Arts-oriented Events and Opportunities at ALA Midwinter in Boston

Call For *virtual* presenters at ACRL-ARTS/ ALA Midwinter in Boston. Bryan highlighted this on the ArliSNAP blog a few weeks back http://arlisnap.org/2009/11/23/call-for-virtual-presenters-ala-arts-section/ . The deadline has been just been extended to DECEMBER 18, so there is still time to submit a proposal! This is a GREAT opportunity to add ‘oomph’ to your resume without having […]