Living Online with Our Libraries

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has eliminated memory and cultural institutions’ ability to offer in-person presentations and programs, many information professionals are spending their time finding new ways to optimize the impact of online presentations and programs. Brooklyn Public Library’s Center for Brooklyn History Reference Librarian Michelle Montalbano and Rhode Island School of Design Research and […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Management SIG

Co-Coordinators: Caitlin Kilgallen How can students and new professionals get involved in your SIG? And/or are there any projects in progress that need support they can provide? Students and new professionals are very welcome to join the SIG. The most urgent support I need right now is a co-chair(s). I put out a call on […]

How to Stop the Spread of Misinformation

In the wake of last week’s events in the U.S., today we’re sharing resources on how to stop the spread of misinformation. Check out the thread and reflect on ways you can help! This list is not exhaustive, and we welcome folks to share other resources via replies and direct messages. Conversations  There are differing […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Provenance SIG

Coordinators: Philip Dombowsky, Catherine Larkin How can students and new professionals get involved in your SIG? And/or are there any projects in progress that need support they can provide? Students usually get involved in the Provenance SIG through contact after ARLIS presentations or the ARLIS website as well as those employed in our digital projects. […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Web Archiving SIG

Coordinators: Sumitra Duncan, Andrea Puccio How did you first hear about/join your SIG? Sumitra: I co-founded the Web Archiving SIG in 2016 with Karl-Rainer Blumenthal, with the mission to steward the community of art librarians currently engaged with or interested in web archiving. We went through the process of formalizing the SIG following several informal […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Decorative Arts SIG

Coordinators: Beth Goodrich, Beth Hylen How can students and new professionals get involved in your SIG? And/or are there any projects in progress that need support they can provide? One of our main communication tools for the SIG has been the blog and WordPress site.  While we have made postings to the site on occasion, […]

A New Job, A New Degree, and A New Pandemic

By Meg Tohill Ever since I can remember, all I’ve ever wanted to do when I got older was to help people. The question of how I would do this has continuously meandered along with my career path. With a passion for reading and writing, diving into library science has always been at the back […]