The Dual-Degree Art Librarian: Survey and Guide for Career Planning (by Autumn Wetli & Sarah Bilotta)

Whether or not a second Master’s, or perhaps even a PhD, is needed for the subject specialist librarian is an area of debate. We have decided to think about this conversation specifically in the terms of Art Librarianship. Gathered are some pros and cons to getting the advanced degree in art/art history, formulated from the […]

Hack Your Art Librarianship Program: The University of North Texas

This Hack Your Art Librarianship Program post is contributed by Cassie Swayze. Cassie is a recent graduate of the University of North Texas and is interested in the convergence of fine arts, digital technologies and long-term preservation solutions. She currently resides in Austin, TX and can be found on Twitter @castleswayze. When she isn’t blogging […]

Call for Hack Your Art Library Program submissions!

Hello all! We are looking for people interested in blogging about their Art Librarianship program or what they’ve stitched together to formulate their own! Here is a rough outline of what we are looking for in a post: general description of your program, requirements for the art librarianship track or how you are formulating your […]

A Compendium of Archivists Talk About Their First Professional Publishing Experience

The SNAP Roundtable blog just published a great roundup of mid-career archivists discussing their routes to publication, all through grad-school term papers or essay awards. As I’ve written about this previously, obviously I feel like these perspectives are good to have. https://snaproundtable.wordpress.com/2015/12/17/on-the-job-training-publishing/

Hack Your MLIS Program: Visual Resources Librarianship

Hi Arlisnappers! After a yearlong absence, I am back on the blog as a feature post writer and excited to be a part of the ArLiSNAP team once again. I recently graduated with my MLIS and I currently work as the Director of Visual Resources at the University of Georgia. In April 2014, I shared […]

Survey: Canadian LIS students, grads, and hiring staff on transition to academic librarianship

Please check out the following survey and see if you qualify! The research is on MLIS students, recent graduates, and hiring librarians and managers at Canadian academic institutions. (This is reposted from a listserv.) Dear LIS colleagues,   This email is to invite you to participate in a research study exploring the transition between LIS […]

Summer Study Abroad Course: “Follow the Fringe”

Summer Study Abroad Course: “Follow the Fringe”, 2nd Season.  Application period closes February 14.  Space is limited!. The University of Maryland, College of Information Studies, Maryland’s iSchool, announces a Study Abroad course offering this summer.  Directed by Mary Edsall Choquette, iSchool faculty, the course, “Follow the Fringe: Documentation and Preservation of Cultural Movements in Media,” offers […]

Are you Library Management Material?

Although it might seem to many of us, while students, that library management is something to consider years from now, if ever, it might be worth a second thought during your MLIS program. If you have been in library school any length of time, you are bound to have picked up on something like “a […]

Professional development- opportunities abound!

As always, you can also see what’s coming up through the Educational Opportunities Calendar. Keep reading for details about all the great conferences, CFPs, scholarships and more opportunities below! Deadline to register is Tuesday, October 30, 2012  The Next Chapter: Rare Books in Modern Times Presented by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts November […]

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4hN22YYdmQ] KTP at LCC (UAL) and Bridgeman Education.flv Really interesting partnership between Bridgeman Art Library & the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. Made me wonder if the upcoming VRA + ARLIS/NA conference session, “Paving the Way for an Uncertain Future,” will discuss partnerships.