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The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America

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Drawing from the Collection: An NGA Edit-a-Thon Celebrating Works on Paper, November 16

>Join the National Gallery of Art’s celebration of the addition of 53,000 images of works of their art to Wikimedia Commons. Edit-a-thon participants will be encouraged to make use of more than 22,000 images of works on paper from the Gallery’s collection. The program will include a visit to the Study Room for European prints and drawings to view highlights from the Gallery’s holdings.

No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided. Reference materials from the library’s collection will be readily available. Lunch will be offered. Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org. Any other questions? Email library@nga.gov.

Space is limited, so register here to participate: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-from-the-collection-an-nga-edit-a-thon-celebrating-works-on-paper-tickets-73109862567

Vacancy Announcement: Librarian, National Museum of Women in the Arts

The Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts, is seeking a librarian.  The Librarian will assist in all aspects of library operations and will perform cataloging, reference, technical services, and participate in archives management, as well as other duties necessary to fulfill the goals and mission of the LRC. Working with the Director of the LRC, the Librarian will assist with accounting, bookkeeping, and management of supplies. The Librarian performs duties requiring knowledge of library practices and procedures, is an ambassador for the museum in-person and via remote inquiry, and maintains dedication to the preservation, access, and creative implementation of the collection. Work priorities will change to reflect needs of the community and the collection. Priorities for the Librarian are established by departmental goals and immediate needs as determined by the Library Director.

For more information about this position, please visit https://nmwa.org/about/employment.

Please submit applications by emailing cover letter and résumé to HR@nmwa.org. The National Museum of Women in the Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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