The ARLIS/NA executive board in partnership with the Public Policy Committee and the Diversity Committee endorse the ALA statement against refugee family separation: http://www.ala.org/news/press-
The 2018-2019 ARLIS/NA executive board has been busy these last few months, and I am happy to share some of the exciting Society initiatives afoot.
The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) in partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art announces that registration for the National Digital Stewardship Residency Art Capstone: Preserving Media Art & Digital Image Information has opened. This symposium will provide a platform for the NDSR Art residents to discuss their experiences developing preservation and access strategies for GLAM assets, as well as offer perspectives from new media curators, time-based media artists, conservators, and preservationists.
The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) announces the publication of Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Lesson Plans for Librarians as an open-access e-book. The authors guide art information professionals in crafting learning experiences that empower students to understand copyright and take advantage of fair use in their art, design, and academic practices.
The Distinguised Service Award Committee is accepting nominations for the ARLIS/NA Distinguished Service Award. This award honors an individual of any country whose exemplary service in art librarianship, visual resources curatorship, or a related field, has made an outstanding national or international contribution to art information.