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 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.
ArLiSNAP (Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals) and VREPS (Visual Resources Association Emerging Professionals and Students) are joining forces to host a virtual conference this autumn! The conference is titled "Critical Librarianship in the Arts", and will take place on the afternoon of October 14, 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for those who cannot be physically present at annual conferences.