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 […]

How did you learn about art library instruction, or what do you wish you knew? Join our conversation!

In partnership with the ARLIS/NA Teaching SIG, ArLiSNAP would like to hear from you about your experiences learning about library instruction and pedagogy. Are you a student? A librarian who is teaching for the first time? A librarian who wishes they knew more about teaching? A prospective librarian interested in instruction? We want to hear […]

Voices from the Field: An Interview with Kai Alexis Smith

This week, we are featuring an interview with Kai Alexis Smith, Architecture and Design Librarian at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries. Kai Alexis Smith is also Vice Moderator of the Architecture section of ARLIS/NA and will step into the Moderator position at the St. Louis Annual Conference. She is an active leader in grant/research initiatives, […]

Job Opportunity: Visual Resources Library Assistant, Boston Architectural College

POSITION SUMMARY: The position of Visual Resources Assistant is a part–time, non-exempt position of up to 11 hours per week providing support to the Visual Resources Librarian in the Visual Resources Library. This position reports to the Visual Resources Librarian. PRIMARY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: · Scanning images using flat-bed scanners · Manipulating scanned digital images (adjusting, […]

Job Opportunity: Paid Cataloging Internship at the Dallas Museum of Art

Cataloging Internship – Fall 2019 Dallas Museum of Art The Mayer Library is pleased to offer a paid cataloging internship for the fall 2019 semester. The ideal candidate is a current MLS student who is enthusiastic about cataloging and has an interest in art history. This position may also be adapted for course credit or […]

Cataloging: It’s not for everyone. But shouldn’t it be?

When I was working on my MLS from 2015-2017, I did so under the stipulation that I would never have to take a cataloging class. Then, when I found myself needing to take a summer class to graduate on time, and having very few options, I ended up doing exactly what I’d hoped I would […]

A Success Story: Art Librarian Career Interview with Becca Pad

From artist to art librarian, Becca Pad shares her experiences and tips for embracing every opportunity in the field of art librarianship. Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got into the field of (art) librarianship? While getting my bachelors in studio art at the Maryland Institute College of […]

Job Opportunity: Reference & Information Literacy Librarian, Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA

Are you an intellectually curious and service-oriented Librarian that has a passion for art and academics? Academy of Art University is seeking to hire a full-time Reference and Information Literacy Librarian who meets this criteria. In this role, the Reference and Information Literacy Librarian will schedule and conduct on-site instruction sessions with academic classes and […]

Meet an Art Librarian: Career Interview with Emilee Mathews

Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got into the field of (art) librarianship? I went to Indiana University for an MA in Art History, starting in Fall 2008. Initially, I had only planned on getting the MA and to figure out what I wanted to do after that. […]