Alt-Career Spotlight: Courtney Baron, Teaching & Learning Librarian at Oxford College of Emory University

This series of interviews features individuals who have received their MLIS/MSIS, but do not currently hold positions solely dedicated to art librarianship. Some may work in libraries and have an interest or duties related to art librarianship, while others use their information science skills in fields outside of the traditional library setting. Today we hear […]

Why Attending Conference is Important!

Two of our ArLiSNAP Volunteers discuss their experiences of going to conference as new professionals. Angelique Roy is the Community Outreach & Volunteer Services Program Librarian at Cochrane Public Library. She is serving as the ArLiSNAP Canadian Liaison and is also the Secretary/Treasurer for ARLIS/NA Canada. You can learn more about Angelique from her welcome […]

ARLIS/NA Montreal-Ottawa-Quebec Call For Submissions

Hi all! The ARLIS/NA Montreal-Ottawa-Quebec Chapter is currently seeking submissions for their biannual publication : MOQDOC, and welcome contributions from students and emerging professionals. This is a great opportunity to write about a variety of topics including: conference reports exhibition reviews book reviews profile of a member or an organization contributions to the calendar of events […]

The Chicana por mi Raza Digital Memory Project and Archive

I recently attended a talk at The University of Michigan’s Institute for the Humanities. It was part of the Institute’s year long programming on Archives & Futures. UM Professor Marie E. Cotera spoke about a digital archives project she helped spearhead in 2009, and has continued to work on, called the Chicana por mi Raza […]

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 […]

Digital Humanities: A Starting Point

I’ve recently been reaching out to colleagues for information and advice on learning more about digital humanities(DH) and digital scholarship. It’s a term I’ve heard bandied around a lot at my library, but has never been fully clear to me. I thought I’d share some resources that have been suggested to me, which can hopefully […]

Reflections from a First Time Attendee: 3 highlights from ARLIS/NA 2017

I’m Anna Van Someren, one of the over 70 first-timers at this year’s ARLIS/NA conference in New Orleans. My path toward art librarianship has been long and loopy. On the way, I’ve passed through art school, advertising, and teaching. While managing digital media projects at MIT, I became interested in library and information studies and decided to […]

Field Notes: A Freelance Librarian?

What the heck is a freelance librarian?  Eighteen months ago I was not sure myself, I had just graduated from my MLIS program and was working two rewarding but part-time jobs in special collection libraries.  The work was paying my bills and put extra cash in my pocket. I was happy but I knew that […]

Chapter Opportunity: Get involved with ARLIS/NA-Southeast!

The Southeast Chapter of ARLIS/NA will host the annual conference in New Orleans February 5-9, 2017, so opportunities to get involved are already developing and will continue to develop in the coming months. The ARLIS/NA-SE Chapter serves professionals (and students!) who reside in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the […]

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/