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 August 2015 follows:
"Art Libraries Facing the Challenges of a Digital Age," a half-day symposium organized in the frames of the International Relations Committee's 2014 Study Tour, took place in Budapest on June 2, 2014.
Note: This event has been canceled and has been rescheduled for October 2016. The Materials Special Interest Group, in partnership with the Fashion, Textile, and Costume Special Interest Group and the International Relations Committee, announce a study tour of leather, textile, and fashion-related sites within the Italian region of Tuscany from October 11-17, 2015.