New Voices in the Profession, 2009: Call for Papers

Paper proposals for the New Voices in the Profession session at the annual ARLIS-NA conference (2009, Indianapolis) are now being accepted. New Voices showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS.) Paper topics should relate strongly to Art and/or Visual Resources Librarianship, but also digital library projects, archives, library […]

Call for Papers- New Voices 3

New Voices showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS) at the annual ARLIS-NA conference, this year to occur May 1-5, 2008 in Denver, CO (www.arlisna.org). Five papers, including the Gerd Muesham award winner, are presented on a variety of topics that engage with Arts and Visual Resources Librarianship. […]

A new generation of shushers

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/08/fashion/08librarian.html?ex=1341460800&en=e47a5b7e5c4ae125&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink New York Times article on a group of young librarians in New York called “Desk Set.” Interesting, but sort of the same old “librarianship is the new hip profession for Gen X-ers” kind of article…

Call for VRA proposals

Hey all: the call is up for San Diego. Anyone want to work with me on a smaller, emerging technologies panel? Let me know. I’m looking for succinct, singular projects that involve programs such as API’s, web 2.0 (wikis, blogs, etc.) or hand-made products to deal with images in teaching. When I say succinct, I […]

Eye to I: Visual Literacy Meets Information Literacy

The ACRL Arts Section and Instruction Section invite you to visit the Virtual Poster Sessions being offered in connection with their joint program at ALA 2007 in Washington, D.C. The conference program, titled “Eye to I: Visual Literacy Meets Information Literacy,” will explore the relationship between these two sets of abilities. The poster sessions and […]

Proposals for Denver '08 – Instructional Round Robin

Okay, first, I’ll be pitching New Voices again. It’s wildly popular and has a permanent place–which I’m trying to solidify through the professional development committee. Second, I’m going to pitch a large instructional rotating mega-session. Now, how to do this for an organization that is so stuck on old structures of “sessions” and “workshops.” I’m […]