Published 10/31/17

PDC Bulletin: A quarterly update from the ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee

The PDC Bulletin is compiled by the Professional Development Committee (PDC) to spread the word about professional development resources and opportunities for art information professionals. Your input is welcome. If you have something to share, please contact the committee.

PDC Bulletin, October 2017

Professional Development Committee news:

  • Paper proposals for the New Voices in the Profession session at the 2018 ARLIS/NA conference in New York are being accepted now through November 27. If interested submit a proposed presentation title and abstract along with your name, institutional affiliation, and email address to Meredith Hale at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

New in the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal:

Also from ARLIS/NA:

CFPs:

  • Social Justice in Museum Education, a three-issue Viewfinder series.
  • Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship, 2nd edition calls for chapter proposals. Proposals including name, title, institution, essay topic, and brief abstract should be sent to Amelia Nelson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by November 17.
  • Comics and Critical Librarianship for Academic Libraries calls for chapter proposals. Deadline December 15.
  • Empirical Librarians: Research Supported and Done by Librarians, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Deadline November 30.
  • Digital Initiatives Symposium, University of San Diego. Deadline November 17.
  • LOEX Annual Conference, Houston, Texas. Proposal deadline for breakout sessions November 17; poster sessions January 29; minority scholarship applications January 18.
  • ARLIS/UK & Ireland Conference. Deadline December 1.
  • Library Juice Press keeps a running list of active CFPs for anything from conference presentations to books chapters and zines related to critical librarianship.

Upcoming events:

The PDC Bulletin is compiled by the Professional Development Committee to spread the word about professional development resources and opportunities for art information professionals. We welcome your input! If you have something to share, please contact us.

Karen Stafford (Chair)
Ian McDermott (Learning Portal Coordinator)
Meredith Hale
Olivia Miller
Danielle Reay
Anne Trenholme
Stephanie Grimm (Education Chair)
Jennifer Friedman (Mentoring Chair)