Research Awards 2019: Call for Nominations
The ARLIS/NA Research Awards Subcommittee of the Awards Committee has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Research Awards. The three awards recognize the professional, scholarly pursuits of ARLIS/NA members.
The H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award provides funds, up to $3,000, to be used in support of future and in-process research projects that contribute to and benefit the art librarianship and visual resources profession, and librarianship in general.
Worldwide Books Award for Publications
Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources
The Worldwide Books Award for Publications and the Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources bestow cash prizes—up to $2,000 each—for outstanding print and online art publications that have been published within the past two years, 2017 or 2018. These publications may be in the form of a book, a website, an article, etc.
The Research Awards Subcommittee welcomes self-nominations or nominations for work of an ARLIS/NA colleague that deserves recognition. Applications for the three awards will all be due on or before Friday, December 14, 2018.
Award guidelines and application forms are available on the Awards Committee webpages linked above. Past H.W. Wilson and Worldwide award winners are listed from there as well.
The ARLIS/NA Research Awards Subcommittee: Amy Furness, Andi Back, Marianne Williams, Megan Williams, and Kathy Woodrell
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PDC Bulletin: A quarterly update from the ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee
The PDC Bulletin is compiled by the Professional Development Committee (PDC) to spread the word about professional development resources and opportunities for art information professionals.
ArLiSNAP (Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals) and VREPS (Visual Resources Association Emerging Professionals and Students) are joining forces to host a virtual conference this autumn! The conference is titled "New Media Challenges and Solutions for Art Information Professionals", and will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018. This is an excellent opportunity for those who cannot be physically present at annual conferences.