DEADLINE ARLIS/NA Year-Long Mentoring Program Workshop

The deadline for registration for the ARLIS/NA Year-Long Mentoring Program  & Workshop is Monday March 31. Please see below for more information. The  ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee invites members to apply for  the year-long Mentoring Program, to commence at the annual conference in  Denver. In order to facilitate optimal matching of mentor/mentee pairs, a short […]

Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews – New ARLIS publication

ARLIS/NA has just announced a new online publication, Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews. This is a really great resource, and many thanks to Joel Atkinson, Rachel Beckwith, Sherman Clarke, Ross Day, Jennifer Faist, Joy Garnett, Jennifer L. Hehman, Jacqueline L. Rogers, Amy Watson and editors Jennifer L. Hehman and Kraig Binkowski. I’d love to see […]

Digital Information Management Certificate

The Univ. of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science now offers a certificate program available in Digital Information Management, and it is entirely online. The program is open, not only to working professionals, but to anyone with a bachelor’s degree. Scholarships are available–in fact, the entire first cohort is attending on scholarship. If […]

Strategies for First-Time Conference Presenters

The Chronicle of Higher Education has been running a series called “Conference Rules” recently. Part one was for moderators, and part two addresses panel speakers. First-timers and veterans alike will be interested in Linda Kerber’s article. Are you nervous? Good. You should be. Anxiety means you are taking the enterprise seriously and your adrenalin is […]

Common Craft

[youtube=] Have an internet connection & want an easy way to explain social technologies, etc.?  Then try Common Craft. Common Craft is a consulting company that makes short, instructional videos in an engaging, lo-fi way. (note: I was going to include their wiki explanation, but I thought there are other social event planners that do […]

Microsoft DreamSpark

DreamSpark offers students free, full versions of Microsoft Expression Studio (MS’ version of Adobe’s  Creative Suite), Visual Studio 2008 Pro, Windows Server 2003 Standard, and XNA game Studio 2.0. Of note under Expression Studio is the Expression Media Program.  Expression Media “is a professional asset management tool to visually catalog and organize all your digital […]