ARLIS/NA and recruitment to the profession

Hi all, I’m an Art History MA student at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Last year I participated in a fellowship/mentorship experience in the libraries here at CU-Boulder. The program (Provost’s Faculty Fellowship in the University Libraries) functions as a method for recruiting graduate students to careers in academic librarianship. Fellows work with academic librarians to […]

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, […]

Hot Topics Session in Atlanta, 2007

The proposal for a “Hot Topics” session at the Atlanta conference has been accepted! The session, which came out of discussion between members of the Student Affairs Discussion Group and the Academic Division, is intended to provide a forum for open discussion on pressing and up-to-date issues in art librarianship. At the top of the […]

Image Indexing Survey

We would like your help with a survey on the topic of image indexing. We would like to gain a better understanding of how subject knowledge and indexing experience affect image indexing. We are interested in your participation because of your educational background and, or your experience with visual materials. Participation in the survey is […]

UCLA "ARLIS" student group seeking information

Dear fellow ARLIS students, There’s a small contingent of MLIS students at UCLA who are interested in art librarianship.  Currently, our department does not have an official art librarian student group however we’ve informally gathered for organized tours of art libraries and meetings with art librarians. Our hope is to continue to visit libraries, organize […]