Guest Post: Shannon Robinson, ALA 2013 – ACRL Arts Report

Shannon Robinson is the Fine Arts Librarian at Denison University. The American Library Association (ALA) Annual held in June 2013 was my first ALA conference. I was awarded the New Members Round Table’s (NMRT) Professional Development Grant to attend the conference. I have been a member of NMRT for about a year. Similar to ARLiSNAP, […]

Guest Post: ACRL 2013: Professional Development Cross-Training

Erin Elzi is a Technical Services Librarian at the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture in NYC.  ACRL 2013: Professional Development Cross-Training The annual ARLIS conference is rapidly closing in, and while I know many of you are gearing up for the first (or third… or 23rd) time, I’ve just returned from […]

Upcoming professional development opportunities

As always, you can also see what’s coming up through the Educational Opportunities Calendar. Keep reading for details about all the great webinars, CFPs, and more opportunities below!   Adventures in International Librarianship: Living and Working Outside of the United States Are you interested in finding a job in library and information science outside of North America? […]

Educational Opportunities!

There are A LOT of educational opportunities in this post so read carefully! As always, you can also see what’s coming up through the Educational Opportunities Calendar. Keep reading for details about all the great webinars, CFPs, internships and more opportunities below! Webinars/Online Chats Mark your calendar now for Sept 13th chat: Tips for a […]

2012 ACRL Image Resources Interest Group Midwinter Virtual Meeting

2012 ACRL Image Resources Interest Group Midwinter Virtual Meeting: “Current Trends in Public Domain Image Policies” How accessible are  your “public domain” digital collections? Please join the ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) for a conversation about the range of usage policies for public domain digital image collections. To what extent do new open access decisions reflect […]

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: ACRL ARTS SECTION’S DISCUSSION FORUM

Are you doing research in the arts that you would like to share with fellow librarians? Is there something you’re doing at your library dealing with the arts that you think others should know about? Do you have a presentation you’d like to float by a group of friendly colleagues for some benevolent critique? If […]

ACRL Arts and Visual Literacy Opportunities

Opportunities for those interested in contributing to ACRL arts-related groups… ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Standards Task Force (post-) ALA Midwinter virtual open meeting Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Time: 11:30-1:00 PST/2:30-4:00 EST Register here: https://ala.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/event.pl?div_view=reg&event_user_id (please note there are three IRIG meetings listed; please select the 2/16/2011 VLTF meeting) Please join the ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Standards […]

Apply now for ACRL Immersion ’11 Program

Via ACRL Update: The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is accepting applications for its Immersion ’11 Program. Complete program details and application materials are online at http://www.acrl.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/ (click “Immersion 11 Program”). The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2010. The ACRL Immersion ’11 Program provides four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education for […]

“Newbie Dispatches”: podcasts via ACRL Residency Interest Group

The ACRL Residency Interest Group has launched a new podcast series called the “Newbie Dispatches.”  It is a set of ‘casts on a variety of topics of interest to current library school students, recent graduates, early career librarians, and former and current library residents. The first podcast is on publishing a manuscript for the first […]

Arts-oriented Events and Opportunities at ALA Midwinter in Boston

Call For *virtual* presenters at ACRL-ARTS/ ALA Midwinter in Boston. Bryan highlighted this on the ArliSNAP blog a few weeks back http://arlisnap.org/2009/11/23/call-for-virtual-presenters-ala-arts-section/ . The deadline has been just been extended to DECEMBER 18, so there is still time to submit a proposal! This is a GREAT opportunity to add ‘oomph’ to your resume without having […]