Art Library Students & New ARLIS Professionals

From the Week of:
Aug. 11, 2014 - Aug. 17 2014


Chat with ArLiSNAP!

The Quarterly chat took place this past Saturday, Aug. 16. Many of the ArLiSNAP liaisons were able to attend, as well as a representative from from VREPS (VRA Emerging Professionals & Students), Molly Schoen. Thanks for joining us, Molly! The discussion focused around the upcoming webinar and unconference, as well as visual updates to the site. Look for more info on these on the ArLiSNAP blog and in future news announcements.


  • Information and Visual Literacy, Academic Rigor, and Professional Skepticism: some conference cogitations Contribute here
  • On Freelancing and Contracting: some conference cogitations Contribute here

Articles this Week

  • Joint Chapter Meeting: ARLIS/NA Midstates-VRA/Midwest-ARLIS/NA Twin Cities fall meeting Read here
  • Information and Visual Literacy, Academic Rigor, and Professional Skepticism: some conference cogitations Read here

New Job Postings

30.Aug.2014, Washington, DC (USA)
2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival

01.Sept.2014, Online
Deadline for Submissions: Library Juice Press Annual Paper Contest

26-28.Sept.2014, Long Island City, NY (USA)
The NY Art Book Fair 

03.Oct.2014, Regina, Saskatchewan (Canada)
Deadline for Proposals: The Association of Canadian Archivists 2015 Conference

Member Highlight

Marsha Taichman

Marsha Taichman is one of two new Conference Planning Liaisons who joined the ArLiSNAP team this week. She will help plan an unconference session at the annual ARLIS/NA Conference in March 2015. Marsha is the Visual Resources and Public Services Librarian for the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University. Before moving to upstate New York, she worked in Montreal at academic and public libraries, art galleries and the Canadian Centre for Architecture. She has an MA in Art History from Concordia University and an MLIS from McGill University. Welcome, Marsha!
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ARLIS in the World

15 Million Pages of Centuries-Old Medical Books Move to the Web
“Great Books to Great Movies” Among New Evening Events at 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival
Facsimile Edition of Columbus’s Book of Privileges Is PublishedRare Copy Contains: The First Written Reference to the New World
RTA, The National Archives ink MoU to promote identity, culture
Salem Museum nominates recently discovered documents as one of 'Virginia’s Top 10 Most Endangered Artifacts'
Scarecrow Video raising $100K on Kickstarter to preserve world’s largest archive of movies
Shared Shelf Commons now offers more than 100,000 free images and videos
“Statue Selfies” Are the Next Great Internet Art Trend
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