About the Society

The Art Libraries Society of North America was founded in 1972 at the initiative of Judith Hoffberg by a group of art librarians attending the American Library Association conference.


History and Mission

The Art Libraries Society of North America was founded in 1972.

ARLIS-L

ARLIS-L is an electronic forum for the dissemination of information and the discussion of issues of interest to art information professionals. 

Affiliated Organizations

ARLIS/NA actively seeks collaborative relationships with other arts and information organizations to further the goals of art information professionals.

Strategic Plan 2011-2015

The Strategic Plan contains five-year goals and objectives designed to keep the Society innovative, agile, and moving forward.