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What Our Members Are Saying: Emily Walz

During my last year of undergraduate school, I started seriously considering becoming a librarian. I loved doing research, but I also knew that pursuing academia wasn’t the right choice for me. At that point, I hadn’t yet realized that “art librarian” was a career option outside of academic libraries. I was fortunate enough to intern for a summer on an archeological dig in Greece, doing what was ultimately archives work (although since none of us had any archives or library training, we weren’t calling it that). I loved the work, and hoped that eventually I could do something similar as a career. After returning from Greece, I worked an office job and applied to library schools, thinking I’d probably end up working either as an archivist or in a university library.

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2016 ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference Call for Proposals

The Joint Conference Program Committee invites proposals for “Natural Connections”, the ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference to be held March 8-12, 2016, in Seattle, Washington. The committee seeks innovative and forward-thinking sessions, individual presentations, and workshops that highlight natural connections in our work.

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2015 Conference Travel Awards Presented

Several conference travel awards were presented at the 43rd Annual Conference held March 19-23 in Fort Worth, Texas. The awards are given to encourage participation in ARLIS/NA groups and activities.

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2015 Research Award Winners

Awards for the H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award and the Worldwide Books Award for Publications were presented at the 43rd Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, March 19-23.

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