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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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2015 Research Award Winners

Awards for the H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award and the Worldwide Books Award for Publications were presented at the 43rd Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, March 19-23.

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2015 Melva J. Dwyer Award

The 2015 Melva J. Dwyer Award winner is Landscape Architecture in Canada, written by Ron Williams, published in 2014 in English by the McGill-Queens University Press and in French by les Presses de l’Université de Montréal. This 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 annually to the creators of exceptional reference or research tools relating to Canadian art and architecture. The 2015 award was presented at the convocation ceremony of the 43rd Annual Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 22, 2015.

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