Published 10/5/20

PDCbulletinThe 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 email Previous issues can be found on the ARLIS/NA website


Upcoming ARLIS/NA Webinars & Virtual Events

  • Southeast Chapter Virtual Conference, Oct. 15-16, 2020, Register here
  • Texas-Mexico Chapter Virtual Chapter Meeting, Nov. 13, 2020

 New in the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal

Virtual Conference Opening Remarks

Re-imagining Critical Visual Literacy in Higher Education

Who's At Work? Our Roles as Academic Art Librarians

Reimagining Unique Collections through Digitization

If You Build It, Will They Come? Reimagining Strategies for Embeddedness as an Art Librarian

Reimagining the Frame: Connecting Art to the Framework in Theory and in Practice Career Development Panel 

New Voices in the Profession Panel 

Diversity Forum: Collaborative Solutions, Are We Doing Enough? 

Vendor Lightning Round 1 

Vendor Lightning Round 2

Call for Proposals/Papers

  • Call for Chapter Proposals: Academic Library Burnout, Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020

  • CFP: Libraries: Culture, History, and Society issue on Black women librarians, CFP here, Deadline: Nov. 16, 2020

  • CFP: Libraries, Archives and Museums Area - Popular Culture Association 2021 Annual Conference - Boston, MA, June 2-5, 2021,, Deadline: Nov. 16, 2020

  • CFP: Digital Publishing After 2020, CAA 2021 Panel Call for Papers - New York, NY, February 10-13, 2021, Please submit the following via email to the chairs of the session: and, 1. Completed proposal form (click to download), 2. A shortened CV (close to 2 pages), 3. (Optional) Documentation of work when appropriate, limit to five images as a single PDF.

 Webinars, Virtual Conferences, and Learning Opportunities Beyond ARLIS/NA

Professional Service Volunteer Opportunities Beyond ARLIS/NA

Scholarships/Grants/Funding Opportunities

 Compiled by the Professional Development Committee:

Carol Ng-He (Chair)
Meredith Hale Courtney
Hunt Shoshana Vegh-Gaynor
Michele Jennings
Claire Payne
Madison Sullivan

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