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Featured Art Library: Ingalls Library at the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Ingalls Library recently reached a significant milestone. This past January, Cataloging and Reference Assistant Stacie Murry cataloged the 500,000th item to enter the collection. A four volume catalogue raisonné entitled Moriyama Daidō zensakuhinshū, the complete works of Daido Moriyama, pushed the library's volume count over a half million. This considerable feat took over a century to accomplish.

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What Our Members Are Saying: Emily Walz

Associate Librarian, Christie's

During my last year of undergraduate school, I started seriously considering becoming a librarian. I loved doing research, but I also knew that pursuing academia wasn’t the right choice for me. At that point, I hadn’t yet realized that “art librarian” was a career option outside of academic libraries. I was fortunate enough to intern for a summer on an archeological dig in Greece, doing what was ultimately archives work (although since none of us had any archives or library training, we weren’t calling it that). I loved the work, and hoped that eventually I could do something similar as a career. After returning from Greece, I worked an office job and applied to library schools, thinking I’d probably end up working either as an archivist or in a university library.

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2016 ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference Call for Proposals

The Joint Conference Program Committee invites proposals for “Natural Connections”, the ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference to be held March 8-12, 2016, in Seattle, Washington. The committee seeks innovative and forward-thinking sessions, individual presentations, and workshops that highlight natural connections in our work.

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2015 Conference Travel Awards Presented

Several conference travel awards were presented at the 43rd Annual Conference held March 19-23 in Fort Worth, Texas. The awards are given to encourage participation in ARLIS/NA groups and activities.

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