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 […]

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 […]

Rovelstad Scholarship to Attend the August 2007 IFLA Annual Meeting

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for the Rovelstad Scholarship to attend the August 2007 annual meeting of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) in Durban, South Africa. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited library and information science program, and should be interested in international […]

Apply Now for 2006-2007 ARLIS/NA Internship Award!

* CALL FOR APPLICATIONS * * 2006-2007 ARLIS/NA Internship Award * * DEADLINE: OCTOBER 3, 2006 *  The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for its annual Internship Award. The ARLIS/NA Internship Program provides financial support for students preparing for a career in art librarianship or visual resources curatorship. This award […]

Fine Arts Librarian – Ohio State University

The Ohio State University seeks innovative and dynamic applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position that reports to the Assistant Director for Collections, Instruction, and Public Services.  Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: creating a close working relationship between the Libraries and the teaching and research faculty in the College of […]