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ARLIS/NA Launches Library Staff Membership Type

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ARLIS/NA Launches Library Staff Membership Type

Earlier in 2022, the ARLIS/NA membership approved a new membership type for launch with the 2023 membership year. The library staff membership is available to those who self-identify as paraprofessionals, library technicians, or library support staff. Such members fall within the individual... Continue Reading

09/30/2022


ARLIS/NA Stands Against Book Bans

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ARLIS/NA Stands Against Book Bans

In recognition of Banned Books Week 2022, ARLIS/NA stands together with the American Library Association, the American Association of School Librarians, and many other library and educational associations in condemning the numerous recent efforts to censor books and information, especially in... Continue Reading

09/23/2022


ARLIS/NA JobList Adopts Salary Transparency Requirement

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ARLIS/NA JobList Adopts Salary Transparency Requirement

The Art Libraries Society of North America is pleased to announce that the Executive Board has approved a motion to require salary transparency for all postings on its job opportunity board, ARLIS/NA JobList, effective as of its 50th Annual Conference in April 2022. The move to require that all... Continue Reading

06/30/2022


2021 ARLIS/NA Applauds Award Recipient

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2021 ARLIS/NA Applauds Award Recipient

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce that the 2021 ARLIS/NA Applauds Award will be given to Natisha Harper for her leadership in developing the POC Connections and Solution Series. The Applauds Award was presented at the ARLIS/NA 50th Anniversary Conference... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


2022 Melva J. Dwyer Award

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2022 Melva J. Dwyer Award

The Sioux Project—Tatanka Oyate, a groundbreaking examination of contemporary Sioux aesthetics in relation to the work of Dana Claxton, was presented with the 31st annual Melva J. Dwyer Award by the Canada Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA). The book was... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


2022 Samuel H. Kress Awards for International Exchange

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2022 Samuel H. Kress Awards for International Exchange

The Kress Awards Subcommittee is pleased to announce the recipients of the Samuel H. Kress Awards for International Exchange for 2022. Thanks to the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Art Libraries Society of North America offers a program to help fund international travel and... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


Announcing the 2022 Winners of the ARLIS/NA Student Advancement Awards

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Announcing the 2022 Winners of the ARLIS/NA Student Advancement Awards

The Student Awards Subcommittee of ARLIS/NA is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s awards: Sam Regal has been chosen to receive the Gerd Muehsam Award, and Joana Stillwell was selected for the Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award. Sam is a librarian, writer, and artist living... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


2022 Conference Travel Awards

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2022 Conference Travel Awards

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce the winners of the ARLIS/NA Conference Travel Awards for 2022. The Conference Attendance Award was created to encourage participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting conference attendance by committee members, chapter officers,... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


ARLIS/NA 2022 H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award

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ARLIS/NA 2022 H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce this year's winners of the ARLIS/NA H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award. The H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award supports research activities by ARLIS/NA individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


2021 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award

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2021 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) has awarded the 2021 George Wittenborn book award for excellence in art publishing to the exhibition catalogue Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories published by the Museum of Fine Arts Boston to accompany their exhibition of the same... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


2021 Distinguished Service Award

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2021 Distinguished Service Award

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce Louis (Lou) Adrean as the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Service Award. He is the 31st person to receive the Society’s highest honor. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual whose... Continue Reading

04/14/2022


Endorsement of Statements of Solidarity with Ukrainian Libraries

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Endorsement of Statements of Solidarity with Ukrainian Libraries

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine who are facing military aggression. Continue Reading

04/5/2022