Learning & Research Librarian, Fine Arts, University of Victoria Libraries
I was appointed to be the librarian for fine arts at the University of Victoria (UVic) Libraries in 2011 as my predecessor in the position, Lynne Woodruff, was about to retire. In early 2012 while training in my new position, Lynne strongly encouraged me to join ARLIS/NA, so I did. I am so grateful to Lynne for her suggestion to join this professional association. It was one of the best decisions I ever made.
The 2015 Sotheby’s Institute of Art Research Award winners were announced at the 44th annual conference in Seattle in March. The award recognizes excellence in a student paper or digital art history project on a topic relevant to collecting or the art market.
Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor public policy issues and keep the ARLIS/NA membership informed. The monthly alerts are intended to be conversation starters, help members keep up on public policy issues, and alert members to new developments. The news for March 2016 follows: