Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Artist Files SIG

Co-Coordinators, Rebecca K. Friedman and Sara Ellis How can students and new professionals get involved in your SIG? And/or are there any projects in progress that need support that they can provide? Anyone interested in artist files is welcome to get involved! One good starting point would be to look at our website and contribute […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Exhibitions SIG

Responder: Carol Ng-He, Co-coordinator, Exhibitions SIG, & Exhibits Coordinator, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Illinois 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? The easiest and quickest way for students and new professionals to join us is to subscribe to […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Digital Humanities SIG

Coordinator: Megan Macken 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? To get involved, come to a quarterly meeting, join the listserv (dh-sig@arlisna.org), and/or get in touch with me directly. The pandemic has put some projects on hold, but […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Retirement SIG

Coordinators: Mary (“Suzy”) Frechette, Carol Terry 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?  As the Retirement SIG, we are not exactly geared toward students and new professionals; however one of our ongoing projects involves oral history interviews with […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Teaching SIG

Coordinators: Eva Sclippa and Anna Boutin-Cooper 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 biggest areas for involvement is the blog! We’re always looking for more contributors, and we’re very open and flexible on the content. […]

Meet the ARLIS/NA SIGs Series: Stimulating Creativity in Practice SIG

Coordinator: Jill Chisnell | Art, Architecture and Design Librarian | Carnegie Mellon University | jillianc@andrew.cme.edu 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? The Stimulating Creativity in Practice (aka SCIP) SIG is a community that supports the idea of […]

Write for ArLiSNAP: End-of-Year Wellness Wrap-up

To all our loyal ArLiSNAP members, we welcome you to the end of 2020, a hectic year for our profession. The unprecedented pandemic has affected librarians at every career level, but for new librarians, students, and prospective librarians, it has been especially difficult. Job hunting has grown more complicated, and closings have left institutions bereft […]

Starting a New Job (Remotely) : An Interview with Kim Ross, Mellon Library Fellow at the Peabody Essex Museum

In early April 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kim Ross (Ojibwe, Walpole Island First Nation) began her new position as the Mellon Library Fellow in the Phillips Library as part of the Native American Fellowship Program of the Peabody Essex Museum. While the museum, which houses the oldest ongoing collection of Native […]

Open Access Resources for the At-Home Art Librarian

In the midst of worldwide quarantines and stay-at-home orders, several scholarly journals, publishers, and databases have made the decision to go “open” (or at least market their existing open resources). My colleague at the Peabody Essex Museum, Print Librarian Catherine Robertson, decided that this would be a great time to compile a list of open […]

Bringing the Visual to Digital Literacies

by Kristina Bush In August, I started working at the University of California, Berkeley as Digital Literacies Librarian. Prior to this position, I worked at the Sloane Art Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Though I wasn’t an art history / library science dual master’s student at UNC, I come from […]