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.
The Art Libraries Society of North America was founded in 1972.
ARLIS/NA actively seeks both informal and official collaborative relationships with other arts and information organizations to further the goals of art information professionals. The society encourages its members who belong to other relevant organizations to share information from other professional sources that may be of interest to ARLIS/NA and to convey related society information to peers in other arts organizations.
ARLIS/NA Statement on Diversity
ARLIS-L is an electronic forum for the dissemination of information and the discussion of issues of interest to art information professionals.
ARLIS/NA Code of Conduct
ARLIS/NA Vision, Mission, and Values
The Core Values and Strategic Directions incorporate goals and objectives to keep the Society innovative, agile, and moving forward.
The ARLIS/NA Archives have been housed in the University Archives at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2009.