Voices from the Field: An Interview with Caitlin McGurk

Caitlin McGurk is the Associate Curator for Engagement & Outreach and Assistant Professor at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. She recently curated the exhibition Tell Me a Story Where The Bad Girl Wins: The Life and Art of Barbara Shermund at the BICLM that closed […]

Canadian Librarians Spotlight: An Interview with Daniel Payne

What is the name of the employer/institution you work for? The Dorothy H. Hoover Library, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Can you tell us a little bit about your background, your current position, and how you got into the field of (art) librarianship? I have a Bachelor of Education and a Master’s degree in musicology, […]

Call for Proposals: ArLiSNAP/VREPS Virtual Conference

Proposal deadline has been extended, please submit via this link by Friday, April 8th ArLiSNAP (Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals) and VREPS (Visual Resources Emerging Professionals and Students) are joining forces to host a virtual conference this May! The conference, Future Perspectives in Art Librarianship: Digital Projects and Initiatives, will take place at […]

Interview with an Art Librarian: Kim Collins, Emory University

Can you tell us a little bit about your background and your current position? I went from pre-med to Art History in college because that is what I liked – life is short. My dad told me most people change careers seven times in their life, but I have stuck with Art History this whole […]

The First-Ever NMC Horizon Report for Libraries

If you don’t know the New Media Consortium, you should: they’re doing great work in researching and predicting new technologies and trends in cultural heritage. (See their Museum Horizons report from late last year if you’re into 3D tech, interactivity, augmented reality using your mobile devices, etc.) They’ve released a Horizons report for libraries, which […]

Information and Visual Literacy, Academic Rigor, and Professional Skepticism: some conference cogitations

This summer I had to cancel a job interview. (Sacrilege, I know!) It was especially unfortunate because the interview would’ve required a presentation and a web-tool showcase, which I was excited to perform — it’s nice to have a structured interview that you can prepare for practically. The presentation would have been on essential information-literacy […]

Studio Librarian– University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

The UTC Library seeks a motivated, creative and user-focused professional to fill our Studio Librarian position at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). As part of UTC’s all-new forthcoming library, The Studio serves as a creation space that will support multimedia design and related emerging technologies. The librarian in this position will plan, develop, and […]

Librarian– American Academy of Art

Librarian  The American Academy of Art located in downtown Chicago seeks applicants for a full-time librarian. The librarian will assist in the planning, organization and implementation of various library services and programs in support of the educational goals of the Academy. A successful applicant will coordinate library educational services including information literacy programs in collaboration […]

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 […]