A Success Story: An Interview with Kate Lambaria, Visiting Music & Performing Arts Librarian at the University of Illinois

In this Success Story, Kate describes her experience in the field of music and performing arts librarianship, wherein she has evolved from music researcher to graduate library assistant to branch librarian supporting the School of Music and the Departments of Dance and Theatre at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Can you tell us a little […]

Job posting: Library Information Specialist IV (Fine Arts Night Supervisor) – Baylor University, Waco, TX

Job Title Library Information Specialist IV (Part Time Nights) Position Type Technical/Paraprofessional City Waco State TX Zip 76798 Purpose The purpose of this position is to serve as the Fine Arts Night Supervisor. This position provides reference and research services, supervising night student staff, assisting with circulation, reserves, and collection processing during evening and late […]

Job Posting: Metadata and Cataloging Librarian for Special Formats – The University of Texas at Austin

Professional Librarian – Metadata and Cataloging Librarian for Special Formats Hiring department Humanities Rsch Ctr Monthly salary $3,750 Hours per week 40.00 Variable Posting number 18-05-18-01-0080 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 […]

A Success Story: An Interview with Chantal Sulkow, Acquisitions Librarian at the Bard Graduate Center

Chantal’s New York City-centered journey took her from a BFA program in Illustration to a career in commercial art before deciding to become an art librarian. In this Success Story, Chantal tells us a little bit about what drove her to become a librarian and what she loves most about the profession. Can you tell […]

Collection Strategy Librarian, Art & Art History and Design Emphasis, San Jose State University (Reposted)

Location San Jose, CA Open Date Feb 16, 2018 Description Subject to Budgetary Approval University Library Specialization: Collection Strategy Librarian, Art & Art History and Design Emphasis Job Opening ID (JOID): 24466 Rank: Senior Assistant Librarian (Tenure-track) The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library seeks an innovative and creative librarian to provide leadership in the […]

Library Technical Associate – Digital Imaging Technician and Photographer – The University of Texas at Austin

Hiring department:  Humanities Rsch Ctr Monthly salary:  $3,083+ depending on qualifications Hours per week:  40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number: 18-01-25-02-8083 Job Status: Open FLSA status: Non-exempt Earliest Start Date: 03/01/2018 Position Duration: Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location: Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies: 1 General Notes The Harry Ransom Center welcomes qualified candidates who can demonstrate a commitment […]

Harnessing Data Visualization to Teach Emerging Art Scholars: Methods and Ideas for Instruction

As art librarians and students, we are especially aware of how digital resources and the Internet have changed art scholarship. I find myself recommending academic streaming music databases to performing arts students who, ten years ago, would have had access only to CD recordings; For a close-up look at The Scream painted by Edvard Munch, I send […]

A Success Story: An Interview with Coral Salomón, NDSR Fellow at The University of Pennsylvania Fisher Fine Arts Library

Can you tell us a little bit about your background, your current position, and how you got into the field of art librarianship? Hello ARLIS/NA!, I’m from Puerto Rico, but I moved to Boston when I was 18 to obtain my BA in International Relations. After that, I worked for a few years as a […]

Job Posting / Teaching & Research Librarian Fine Arts / Concordia University / Montreal, Quebec

Teaching & Research Librarian Fine Arts – Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec Concordia University Library seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian for a tenure-track position as Teaching & Research Librarian – Fine Arts. Concordia University is one of Canada’s most dynamic universities in one of North America’s most livable cities. It reflects a unique blend of commitments to […]

The Aspiring Academic Art Librarian: Decoding the Mystery of Tenure-Track Job Postings

If you are an art librarian or aspiring art librarian on the hunt for a job, you may have encountered a tenure-track job posting at some point in your search. When speaking to colleagues, friends, and peers in the field of art librarianship I have found that many emerging professionals find themselves unprepared to understand, or to […]