Professional Development Opportunities: ARLIS/NA Reviews and Multimedia & Technology Reviews

Two opportunities to engage with the greater ARLIS community: Write for ARLIS/NA Reviews The coeditors for ARLIS/NA Reviews (http://www.arlisna.org/publications/reviews) are seeking reviewers for the November 2014 edition.   You must notify one of the coeditors by no later than Monday, August 18 of your interest in reviewing one of the titles listed below.  Please note […]

Professional Development Opportunities: ARLIS/NA Reviews and Multimedia & Technology Reviews

Two opportunities to engage with the greater ARLIS community: Write for ARLIS/NA Reviews The coeditors for ARLIS/NA Reviews (http://www.arlisna.org/publications/reviews) are seeking reviewers for the November 2014 edition.   You must notify one of the coeditors by no later than Monday, August 18 of your interest in reviewing one of the titles listed below.  Please note […]

Unpaid (for-credit) Internships: The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

http://clients.njoyn.com/CL2/xweb/XWeb.asp?tbtoken=Z1pdShgXCB90FgN4QiRcCFJKBhZEcCIuc0hYJVAIExUpUEJtK0BodxN0BQkbURRRSXAqWA%3D%3D&chk=dFlbQBJe&clid=51300&Page=JobDetails&Jobid=J0714-0069&BRID=77185&lang=1 If you’re in school and would like to get internship or practicum credit at THE big art museum, the application process is now open. There are separate applications for each internship period (the earliest, linked above, is October – December of this year, the deadline for which is September 1st). The other internships are […]

Professional Development: the VRAF Internship Award

Similar to (but different from) the VRAF Professional Development Grant is the VRAF Internship Award, which is a fantastic way to fund or supplement an un- or underpaid internship in arts and visual resources work. The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual […]

Scholarship Opportunity! (sort of)

There are all sorts of homespun efforts to give money to students and new professionals that need it. Like this one: http://www.archivesnext.com/?p=3751 ArchivesNext (a.k.a. Kate Theimer) has been crowdsourcing money for scholarships so that people can attend the Society of American Archivists yearly conference. We’re giving money to people to fund their registration for the SAA Annual […]

Interview: Life as The Banff Centre's Library Work-Study

For those of you thinking about spending six months in gorgeous Banff, Alberta (yes, international applicants are encouraged!): Here are some words of wisdom from last year’s Library Work-Study, Jaye Fishel, who spent her tenure working to promote and display the Banff Centre’s insane collection of artists’ books. Jaye kindly answered my questions about being […]

Interview: Life as The Banff Centre’s Library Work-Study

For those of you thinking about spending six months in gorgeous Banff, Alberta (yes, international applicants are encouraged!): Here are some words of wisdom from last year’s Library Work-Study, Jaye Fishel, who spent her tenure working to promote and display the Banff Centre’s insane collection of artists’ books. Jaye kindly answered my questions about being […]

Student Essay Award: Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award from ASIS&T

Here’s another opportunity to get published, fund a conference trip, and notch up your resume: The Best Student Research Paper Award is organized by the Association for Information Science and Technology, and rewards a masters-level research effort that in some way involves technology. (Metadata? Cataloguing technology? Arts databases? Digitization techniques? Tumblr for institutions?) The prize […]

Student Essay Award: Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award from ASIS&T

Here’s another opportunity to get published, fund a conference trip, and notch up your resume: The Best Student Research Paper Award is organized by the Association for Information Science and Technology, and rewards a masters-level research effort that in some way involves technology. (Metadata? Cataloguing technology? Arts databases? Digitization techniques? Tumblr for institutions?) The prize […]

Student Essay Award: Book History Essay Prize

Book History, a yearly scholarly journal on the history of printing and publishing, gives away an annual essay award to graduate students writing about books. It’s composed of a $400 cash prize and publication in the journal. http://www.sharpweb.org/book-history-essay-prize/ “The deadline for submission for each editorial year is 31 August. Please contact either Ezra Greenspan or Jonathan Rose for more […]