Hack Your MLIS Program: Visual Resources Librarianship

Hi Arlisnappers! After a yearlong absence, I am back on the blog as a feature post writer and excited to be a part of the ArLiSNAP team once again. I recently graduated with my MLIS and I currently work as the Director of Visual Resources at the University of Georgia. In April 2014, I shared […]

Conversation with Claire Kennedy: Librarians in the Art Studio

Following her thought-provoking talk at ARLIS, “Artist in the Library: A Case Study”, in which she touched on the underexplored applications of LIS training in a studio environment, we wanted to follow up with Claire Kennedy, formerly the Librarian and Archivist for John Baldessari, to discuss further. First, can you briefly discuss your current position […]

Job Posts in Canada this week: Young Canada Works, part three

Museum Assistant – Research Intern, Langley Centennial Museum, Langely, BChttp://www.civicjobs.ca/101.asp?jobpostingid=26529&description=&provcode=BC&rid=&employer=&location=&pcid=82&searchby=yes&submit=+Go+#.VTEJ2PnF-Ig As a student employee in the Recreation, Culture, and Parks Division of the Township of Langley, the incumbent will work on a short-term research project at the Langley Centennial Museum.  The project will be an investigation into the work of the Royal Engineers – Columbia […]

Doing Digital Art History: a data-mining project on open content

http://blog.martinbellander.com/post/115411125748/the-colors-of-paintings-blue-is-the-new-orange Here’s a little data-mining project I absolutely love: charting the colours used in paintings throughout history, by analyzing the pixels of digitized artworks hosted online. (The obvious caveat is to make sure you’re sampling from collections digitized with some fidelity, instead of, say, most of these copies … ) The creator put all of […]

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 […]

Job Posting: Photo Cataloger, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/6856819/photo-cataloguer The Adirondack Museum (AM) in Blue Mountain Lake, founded in 1957, is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. AM’s 65,000 square feet of exhibitions are dedicated to telling the story of one of America’s most unique regions, its residents, and visitors. […]

Job Posts in Canada this week

Copyright Services Librarian, Centennial College, Scarborough, ON http://current.ischool.utoronto.ca/jobsite/2015/copyright-services-librarian •Develops and communicates College copyright policies, guidelines, and procedures to the College community •Responds to queries on copyright, fair dealing, licenses, permissions, intellectual property, and related matters from members of the College community •Prepares library copyright policies and procedures, advising library personnel on copyright matters specific to […]

Job Posting: Cataloger/Reference Librarian (Part-time), George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY

Job Title: Cataloger/Reference Librarian (Part-time) Department: Richard and Ronay Menschel Library Reports To:Virginia Dodier, Associate Librarian Status: Part-time – 28 hours per week Start Date: Immediately Posting Dates: December 9, 2014 through December 23, 2014 Overview: Responsible for cataloging and maintaining online library collection database. Provide reference and advisory services to researchers, staff, students, volunteers […]

Curator Special Collections/Assistant Librarian — Miami University

The Miami University Libraries seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, proactive and service-oriented librarian for the Walter Havighurst Special Collections. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and Archives, the Curator of Special Collections/Assistant Librarian will foster engagement with the collections, develop relationships with researchers, promote the collections among academic faculty, coordinate instruction in the use of […]