Interview: Life as The Banff Centre’s Library Work-Study

For those of you thinking about spending six months in gorgeous Banff, Alberta (yes, international applicants are encouraged!): Here are some words of wisdom from last year’s Library Work-Study, Jaye Fishel, who spent her tenure working to promote and display the Banff Centre’s insane collection of artists’ books. Jaye kindly answered my questions about being […]

Upcoming professional development opportunities

As always, you can also see what’s coming up through the Educational Opportunities Calendar. Keep reading for details about all the great webinars, CFPs, and more opportunities below!   Adventures in International Librarianship: Living and Working Outside of the United States Are you interested in finding a job in library and information science outside of North America? […]

Job Posting: Director of Digital and Emerging Media, Cooper Hewitt Museum

Cooper-Hewitt is looking for a creative leader to serve as Director of Digital and Emerging Media. This is a senior level position that will: 1) lead the creative and strategic development of the Museum’s presence online ( 2) design and develop an effective and highly successful eCommerce component; 3) lead the effort to elevate the museum’s […]

Emerging job trends: Digital Archivists

Thought this article published in this past Saturday’s NY Times might be of interest to folk: Digital Archivists, Now in Demand WHEN the world entered the digital age, a great majority of human historical records did not immediately make the trip. As preservation officer at U.C.L.A., Jacob Nadal safeguards materials (digital and analog) in its […]

At the Airport – Libraries and Museums in Unexpected Places

The San Francisco airport is home to the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library & Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum.  The museum and library are “dedicated to commercial aviation and San Francisco International Airport’s role as the ‘Gateway to the Pacific.’” Over 6,000 books and periodicals have already been catalogued in the library. The museum […]

Summary of Backpack to Briefcase: Life after Library School

Backpack to Briefcase: Life after Library School. Sarah Carter Moderator Introduced the session saying this session was born from the conference last year at Banff, and envisioned something that would help students, and new professionals jumpstart their role in ARLIS.