Heads up, arlisnappers in DC: a representative from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum will be conducting informational interviews TODAY for a librarian position at the museum’s location in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Stop by the Franklin Room in the hotel conference center to learn more!
Reporting to the Emily Fisher Landau Director of the Research Center, this position manages the on-going activities of the Museum library’s cataloging, automated systems and services and technology needs. Responsibilities include:
- Providing original cataloging of the library collection, and overseeing cataloging duties performed by support staff
- Planning and overseeing the development, implementation, operation and evaluation of library technology, systems and databases
- Planning and implementing appropriate technologies to improve reference services and access to electronic resources
The Librarian will work closely with IT to monitor library systems to ensure proper operation. He or she will also work closely as a team with the Archivist and Research Center Services Assistant to support visiting researchers, staff, and the public. This includes assistance with electronic resources, and providing technical support.
Got something to say? Here’s your chance! Below is the draft agenda for our meeting on Sunday morning. If you’d like to add anything, feel free to post a comment here or on our Facebook page, or send a message to one of the ArLiSNAP moderators.
- New member welcome
- Introduction of new co-moderator, Rachel Schend
- Potential group discussion points:
- Where do you like to talk? Is Facebook preferable to blog comments?
- What needs are being unfulfilled by the blog, content-wise, and the solicitation of volunteers to submit more content to the site such as guest post about their current projects
- Liaison roles, or suggestions about specific projects that liaisons might wish to implement and reaffirmation that the current liaison positions fulfill the needs of ArLiSNAP members
- Internships – let’s talk about it!
- Success stories & ArLiSNAP member news
Suggestions and talking points welcome!
We’re just a few short days away from the start of ARLIS/NA 2014 in Washington, DC! Keep ArLiSNAP in mind as you plan your conference activities – we’ve got two official events lined up for the week.
ArLiSNAP’s Night Out (Annual Pub-stop)
Friday, May 2 – 8:30pm, Capitol City Brewing Company
Your Dumbarton Oaks after party! Join us for drinks and friendly conversation – we’ll start at Capitol City Brewing Company, conveniently located across the street from the Washington Grand Hyatt conference center.
ArLiSNAP Annual Business Meeting
Sunday, May 4 – 8:00am, Penn Quarter A
Join ArLiSNAP to discuss issues of relevance to art library students and new professionals, including all of the latest developments and ongoing projects from the group and our members. Agenda forthcoming.
Calling all fashion and photography enthusiasts! Volunteer photographers are needed to capture ARLIS/NA members’ legendary style for the Librarian Wardrobe blog — http://librarianwardrobe.com.
In order to volunteer be you should be…
- An information professional or LIS student
- Willing to share a photo and short bio of yourself on LW
- Able to collect at least 3-5 photos during the conference
- Comfortable engaging with fellow conference-goers. Photos must be taken with consent (no candid pics) and include the photographed subject’s position/job title, type of library, and location.
If selected you’ll be introduced to LW’s admins, in order to submit your info and photos to LW directly. Please sign up by April 7, 2014.
If you’ve seen a great online art publication or website this year that was created by an ARLIS member or group including ARLIS members, please consider nominating the project for a research award — we’d love to hear about it and reward the best. Nominating a project you’ve seen is very easy: follow the link below and you will use a handy google online form.
Each year, the Research Awards Subcommittee recognizes the work of ARLIS/NA members with two types of research awards: one for future/proposed projects, and another (two, actually) for finished/completed projects.
The H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award provides funds for members to use for art research in planned future projects
Apply or nominate today. Applications and nominations are due on February 26, 2014.
Guidelines and application forms are found at http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/awards_index.html#research
REMINDER: Conference Travel Awards – Apply Now!
The ARLIS/NA Travel Awards Committee is pleased to announce the followingTravel Awards for attending annual Conference of ARLIS/NA, to be held May 1-5, in Washington, DC. Several awards are available to students and non-ARLIS members, so be sure to see the full list of awards!
The application form can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014TravelAwards
More information and a full list of the available Travel Awards can be found on the ARLIS/NA website: http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/awards_index.html
Details about the conference can be found here: http://www.arlisna.org/washingtondc2014/index.php
Application deadline for all travel awards: February 5, 2014, 11:59pm EST.
The Conference Program Committee, the Professional Development Committee, and the Art Library Students & New ARLIS Professionals Section (ArLiSNAP) are pleased to announce that the Emerging Technology Forum will be featured again in Washington. The session will be held on Saturday, May 3, from 2:30 until 4:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt.
The Emerging Technology Forum will feature presenters sharing their knowledge of cutting-edge technologies through hands-on demonstrations at technology stations and brief presentations.
PLEASE NOTE: The Forum will be held concurrently with the exhibits and the poster sessions.
Have you harnessed a technology tool to make your job more efficient, your teaching more effective, or your collections more accessible? Consider sharing your expertise and experience with your fellow conference attendees.
Submission deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014
Requirements for Participation:
Presenters will be required to prepare a hands-on component to demonstrate tableside at a technology station for the duration of the 2-hour session, prepare and give a brief five-minute presentation to a larger group during the 2-hour session, and provide handouts about the technology.
Presenters will be asked to provide their own hardware (laptops/tablets, etc.) for their demonstration station. WiFi will be provided.
- Blogging (example: Tumblr)
- Citation Management (example: Zotero)
- Concept Mapping (examples: Compendium, FreeMind)
- Content Management Systems (examples: Omeka, Drupal)
- GIS Mapping
- Photo Sharing
- Social Media (example: Pinterest)
Demonstrations of free or open-source technologies are preferred.
Examples of presentations featured in the inaugural forum held in Pasadena in 2013:
- Building Interfaces to Digital Collections with Viewshare – Jefferson Bailey
- Pinterest As More Than a Collection of Images – Shannon Lane
- Crowdsourcing Projects, from Start to Finish – Mary-Michelle Moore & Fallon Bleich
- If This Then That: Taming the Web Using IFTTT – Caitlin Pereira
- Getting from Chaos to Strategy: Process Delineation in the Digital Age – John Trendler
- Expanding Zotero’s Image Universe: Building Translators to Harvest our Digital Collections – Alexander Watkins
TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THE EMERGING TECHNOLOGY FORUM, COMPLETE THE SUBMISSION FORM HERE.[https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Emerging_Tech_Forum_2014]