Job Posting: Director of Hamon Arts Library, SMU

Director of Hamon Arts Library – January 2012 Position open until filled Central University Libraries of Southern Methodist University seeks an exceptional person to serve as Director of the Hamon Arts Library. The successful candidate will possess a vision for the Hamon as a 21st-century library of the fine and performing arts, and the qualities […]

Job Posting: Art and Architecture Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries invites applications from innovative and enthusiastic service-oriented professionals for the position Art and Architecture Librarian.  The Art and Architecture Librarian is a tenure-stream faculty position that will report to the Faculty Director of the Humanities Department pending implementation of a reorganization plan.  Duties include general and specialized reference; virtual […]

Job Posting: Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art & Architecture, Harvard College Library

Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art and Architecture, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Harvard College Library Cambridge, MA Reporting to the Public Services Librarian, this position is responsible for research support, collaboration, and outreach for visual materials in the field of Islamic art and architecture to faculty, students, and researchers. Visual materials collections include […]

Job Posting: Curator in the Office of Art Properties, Avery @ Columbia

The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library seeks a knowledgeable, experienced, and collaborative individual for the position of Curator in the Office of Art Properties. Reporting to the Director, the Curator is responsible for the management, use, preservation, and development of Columbia University’s art holdings: paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, decorative arts, and other objects. Specific duties: plans […]

Job Posting: Art Librarian, Rutgers University

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Rutgers University Libraries seek an innovative art librarian committed to providing excellent services and programs in support of student learning, faculty research, and public engagement on a highly diverse campus. The position provides reference and instructional services, in a variety of modes, for both faculty and students; serves on a team acting as […]

Defining the Digital Humanities event at Columbia University

What do digital humanities scholars see as the potential of this interdisciplinary field? Find out. Defining the Digital Humanities Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 12:00-2:00 PM 555 Lerner Hall, Morningside Guests who do not have a Columbia University ID must RSVP to kp2002@columbia.edu by Tuesday, April 5. Panelists include Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and […]

Anne Haas, Art Librarian of 25 Years

Interesting profile of Anne Haas, art librarian at Bowdoin’s Pierce Art Library.  In particular, her jump from public to academic.  It is sometimes difficult to make that transition.  However, doing so early in her career and being able to capitalize on an open position that became permanent seems to have worked for her. http://orient.bowdoin.edu/orient/article.php?date=2010-12-03&section=4&id=1

ACRL Arts and Visual Literacy Opportunities

Opportunities for those interested in contributing to ACRL arts-related groups… ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Standards Task Force (post-) ALA Midwinter virtual open meeting Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Time: 11:30-1:00 PST/2:30-4:00 EST Register here: https://ala.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/event.pl?div_view=reg&event_user_id (please note there are three IRIG meetings listed; please select the 2/16/2011 VLTF meeting) Please join the ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Standards […]

ACRL 2011 Scholarships

ACRL 2011 scholarship categories are: Librarian Scholarships – provide opportunities for librarians with five or fewer years of post-MLS experience to update their skills and knowledge Library Support Staff Scholarships – provide opportunities for library support staff to attend the premier event for academic and research libraries Library School Student Scholarships – provide opportunities for library school students […]