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 […]

VRA Midwest Fall Meeting

Chapter meetings are a great way to get involved and meet local professionals. Go here to find out which chapter of VRA (Visual Resources Association) operates in your area. I attended my first VRA Midwest meeting on Friday, November 10th at the Cochrane-Woods Art Center at the University of Chicago. Gretchen Tuchel (University of Chicago) […]

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 […]

ALA Annual Conference Scholarship – 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant

The purpose of the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant is to encourage professional development and participation by new ALA members in national ALA and NMRT activities. Applicants must be personal ALA/NMRT members who are working within the territorial United States. 3M’s Safety and Security Systems Division markets materials flow management products to libraries to prevent unauthorized […]

ALA Annual Conference Scholarship – Shirley Olofson Memorial Award

The Shirley Olofson Memorial Award is presented annually in honor of Shirley Olofson, a well-respected former NMRT (New Member’s Round Table) President, who died during her term in office. The award, which is intended to help defray costs to attend the ALA Annual Conference, will be presented in the form of a check for $1,000 […]

Pyramid Atlantic’s 2006 Book Arts Fair and Conference

Pyramid Atlantic’s 2006 Book Arts Fair and Conference is fast approaching and if you intend to come WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO AVOID LINES AT THE DOOR! We are excited to be featuring a fabulous lineup of exhibitors who will appeal to booklovers, art lovers, readers, and artists of all levels. […]

ARTiFACTS, new student group at UCLA

We are pleased to officially announce ARTiFACTS, a new Library and Information Studies student group at UCLA. ARTiFACTS shall promote the social and professional growth of its members and support the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. It will provide students at UCLA with the opportunity to explore information issues relating to collections of or […]

New Voices 2: ARLIS/NA Annual Conference, Atlanta 2007

New Voices 2: Atlanta 2007 Organizer/Moderator: Sarah Falls New Voices 2 showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS), including the Gerd Muesham award winning paper. For some of our participants, this may be a first-time opportunity to present their work at a professional conference. Veteran ARLIS members will […]

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, […]