ARLIS/NA 2008-2009 Internship Award Recipient Selected

The Art Libraries Society of North America is pleased to announce Adrienne Lai as the recipient of its 2008-2009 Internship Award.  This prestigious award grants $2,500 to support a period of internship for a student preparing for a career in art librarianship or visual resources curatorship. In addition to the $2,500 stipend, Ms. Lai will receive […]

MemberClicks and ArLiSNAP

Just a friendly reminder – If  you are a member of ARLIS/NA, you can log in and update your profile through MemberClicks.  When you do this, be sure to “edit” your profile, and select ArLiSNAP from the list of Special Interest Groups available.  This allows other members to find you when they search for “ArLiSNAP”.  […]

Surviving the Annual Conference

Efforts are afoot to create an ARLIS/NA Annual Conference Survival Wiki, and we’d like your input to get things started!  The wiki is intended to complement the conference website and blog by providing a more generalized guide to the happenings of the Annual conference.  Whereas the website and blog contain information particular to each individual […]

Using a subject degree in a nontraditional position

Kristen Mastel just published an article, “Using a subject degree in a nontraditional position,”  in the online library career newsletter, Info Career Trends.  To read her article, visit: http://lisjobs.com/career_trends/?p=475   The article is a write-up of her presentation at the Art Libraries Society of North America 2007 conference. 

DEADLINE ARLIS/NA Year-Long Mentoring Program Workshop

The deadline for registration for the ARLIS/NA Year-Long Mentoring Program  & Workshop is Monday March 31. Please see below for more information. The  ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee invites members to apply for  the year-long Mentoring Program, to commence at the annual conference in  Denver. In order to facilitate optimal matching of mentor/mentee pairs, a short […]

Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews – New ARLIS publication

ARLIS/NA has just announced a new online publication, Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews. This is a really great resource, and many thanks to Joel Atkinson, Rachel Beckwith, Sherman Clarke, Ross Day, Jennifer Faist, Joy Garnett, Jennifer L. Hehman, Jacqueline L. Rogers, Amy Watson and editors Jennifer L. Hehman and Kraig Binkowski. I’d love to see […]

Discussion: Obstacles to Participation in ARLIS

Dear ArLiSNAPers, In the course of recent conversations with colleagues, I have been thinking about the variety of reasons that students and new professionals don’t volunteer more. With conference season upon us, there are ample opportunities to become involved – from volunteering in the exhibition hall, to recording individual sessions, to accepting elected & appointed […]

New ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee Website

The ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee (PDC) has moved their Web site content to the ARLIS/NA Web site. The committee’s pages on the site include information about the committee and its activities. Easy-to-use navigation links will lead you to information about important PDC initiatives such as the year-long Mentoring Program, the Core Competencies, and the Internship […]

links for 2008-02-11

ARLIS/NA at altitude (tags: ARLIS/NA conferences blogs) ARLIS/ANZ – Discover Our Website The Arts Libraries Society / Australia and New Zealand society is a dynamic organization which promotes arts librarianship. It acts as a forum for the exchange of information and materials, and cooperates with other national and international organization (tags: Australia NewZealand associations)