William C. Bunce/ARLIS Midstates Travel Award

The ARLIS/Midstates chapter is pleased to offer its annual travel award of $500 for the 35th Annual ARLIS/NA conference in Atlanta. The award is given in honor of William C. Bunce who served as the Director of the Kohler Art Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1966 to 1999.

Winner of 2006-07 ARLIS/NA Internship Award Announced

The 2006 Internship Award of the Art Libraries Society of North America has been granted to Martha González Palacios. Ms. González Palacios plans to complete her MLIS degree in December at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts […]

Library Schools in Canada and the United States: Educational Opportunities for Careers in Fine Arts and Visual Resources Librarianship

Are there any ambitious ARLIS/NA members who would be interested in working to update this publication? The most recent addendum to the document was made in 1999, and we know that classes and specializations change with the addition or departure of faculty members. An updated version of this tool would provide wonderful guidance to our […]

ALA Scholarships for MIS education

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) has more than $300,000 in scholarships available for students who are studying library science or school library media at the master’s degree level. Scholarships range from $2,500 to $6,500 per student per year. The application and instructions are available online at www.ala.org/scholarships. http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=News&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=142239

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 […]

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, […]

Climbing the ladder: developing your career in art librarianship

For anyone who feels like puddle-jumping for some training with our UK & Ireland colleagues on November 17th: Climbing the ladder: developing your career in art librarianship A practical one day workshop for anyone interested in looking at ways to develop their careers in art librarianship; especially suitable for newly qualified professionals aiming to get […]

Need feedback on a research idea? ACRL's DLS is looking for you

Do you have a research proposal or report that’s not quite ready to send out for publication? Would you like to have it blind peer-reviewed without the trauma, or fear of rejection, involved in submitting it to an editor? The Distance Learning Section (ACRL) is looking for you! We would like to use your paper […]

Internship award (repost from ARLIS L)

Colleagues, Just a reminder that the deadline for applications for the ARLIS/NA Internship Award is October 3rd. Please help alert potential applicants. The Internship Award helps a qualified student or recent graduate to design an internship in art librarianship or visual resources curation at any valid institution. In addition to financial assistance of $2500, the […]