Events

Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 from 14:00 to 17:30

The Library, 
Goldsmiths, University of London
8 Lewisham Way
London
SE14 6NW
 

The ARLIS Professional Development Committee are pleased to present Taking the Plunge – an event aimed at introducing those interested in a career in art librarianship to the diversity of the sector, the kind of work and roles involved, as well as the current job market and how to enter the profession.

Programme

2-2.15: Welcome and registration - 
2.15-2.25: Introduction
2.25-2.55: Working in academic libraries – Antonia Lewis, Subject Librarian (Art, Design and Visual Cultures) – Goldsmiths, University of London
2.55-3.25: Working in a museum or gallery library – Jonathan Franklin, Librarian – The National Gallery
3.25-3.55: Working with special collections – Althea Greenan, Curator - Women's Art Library, Goldsmiths, University of London
3.55-4.10: Tea break – 15 min
4.10-4.40: Notes and experience of a recent graduate– TBC
4.40-5.10: Job application and CV tips session - Vitoria Sculfor - Sue Hill Recruitment

5.10-5.25: Closing remarks and Q & A

If you have any questions, please contact the ARLIS Professional Development bookings officer, Harriet Lam - h.lam@cityandguildsartschool.ac.uk
Please book by by Friday 14th April 2017 at the latest. 

Tickets

ARLIS members £13

Non-ARLIS members £25

If you would like to join ARLIS now we will offset £12 against your membership cost. This makes basic unwaged membership free, basic membership £16, enhanced unwaged membership £21 and enhanced membership £38. Further details of the memberships available can be found at http://arlis.net/join

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Students may also be interested in the Student Bursary to attend the ARLIS 2017 Conference in Dublin