The Melva J. Dwyer Award was established in recognition of the contribution made to the field of art librarianship by Melva Dwyer, former head of the Fine Arts Library, University of British Columbia. It is given to the creators of exceptional reference or research tools relating to Canadian art and architecture.
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 September 2015 follows:
ARLIS/NA announces the 2016 ARLIS/NA-VRAF Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management (SEI). SEI 2016 will be held at the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, June 7-10, 2016.