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.
Established at the time of The Ringling Museum's opening in 1946, the Art Library of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, is one of the eleven Florida State University Libraries located on multiple campuses around the world.
The ARLIS/NA executive board in partnership with the Public Policy Committee and the Diversity Committee endorse the ALA statement against refugee family separation: http://www.ala.org/news/press-
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.