Introducing the JOAN FLASCH ARTISTS’ BOOK COLLECTION Digital Library The John M. Flaxman Library at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has recently introduced a new digital library interface for the Joan Flasch Artists’ Books Collection: The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection includes close to 5,000 artists’ books, multiples, video and audio […]

Student Position – National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art Library Vacancy Announcement Library Technician (Technical Services) The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for two student assistant positions in the Technical Services Department. The primary purpose of these positions is to provide clerical support for acquisitions, cataloging, and technical processing activities. Duties include unpacking and receiving newly acquired […]

Notes on Atlanta 2007, Session 2, Communicating and Collaborating: Working with Faculty for Information Fluency

Moderator: Jennifer Parker, Asst. Professor/Art and Architecture Librarian, University of Colorado at Boulder Speakers Jennifer Parker: Working with Faculty to Create Credit Courses and other Instruction for Art and Art History Students Jeanne Brown, Head, Architecture Studies Library, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas: Comm. & Collab.: Faculty and Core Information Competencies Claudia Covert, Readers’ Services […]

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.

ARLIS Midstates Fall Meeting

Another chapter meeting update!! Follow this link to find out which ARLIS (Art Libraries Society of North America) chapter you can get involved with. The Midstates Chapter meeting was very well attended; almost 40 members were present for the business meeting. Leigh Gates furnished us with the Millenium Park room at the Art Institute of […]

RISD Librarian in CRL News

Check out the “Job of a Lifetime” feature on Claudia Covert in the October 2006 issue of College and Research Library News. The article profiles Claudia’s job as the head of Reader Services at RISD Library, “Covert encourages librarians to consider art librarianship. She loves working with visual communities, the meshing of images with text, […]