Research & Reports

ARLIS/NA Research & Reports

The Society's publication programs publish scholarly, professional, or practical work relating to art librarianship and visual resources curatorship.


The symbol represents Open Access publications. 

A list of older publications can be found in the Publications Archive.

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Humanities Commons Planning Task Force Report 2019

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Humanities Commons Planning Task Force Report 2019

The Humanities Commons Planning Task Force (HCPTF) was established in fall 2018 to investigate the near- and long-term advantages and disadvantages of ARLIS/NA joining the Humanities Commons (HC) network. (Open Access) Continue Reading

05/1/2019


Library Instruction for Students in Design Disciplines: Scenarios, Exercises, Techniques

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Library Instruction for Students in Design Disciplines: Scenarios, Exercises, Techniques

For any professional responsible for teaching about information resources in the areas of the fine arts, applied arts and architecture. Continue Reading

04/1/2019


National Digital Stewardship Residency Art Task Force Final Report 2019

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National Digital Stewardship Residency Art Task Force Final Report 2019

This report examines the current trends and issues facing academic art libraries and provides recommendations for librarians and administrators. (Open Access) Continue Reading

03/1/2019


NDSR Art Task Force Update 2019

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NDSR Art Task Force Update 2019

The ARLIS/NA Executive Board announces the publication of the NDSR Art Task Force Update 2019. The update summarizes the first year of the NDSR Art program and offers recommendations for continuing education in digital preservation and stewardship for ARLIS/NA members. (Open Access) Continue Reading

02/1/2019


State of Academic Art Libraries 2019

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State of Academic Art Libraries 2019

This report examines the current trends and issues facing academic art libraries and provides recommendations for librarians and administrators. (Open Access) Continue Reading

01/1/2019


State of Art Museum Libraries 2016 White Paper

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State of Art Museum Libraries 2016 White Paper

The report demonstrates the current roles, issues, and challenges faced by art museum libraries in the United States. (Open Access) Continue Reading

01/1/2017


The Library and the Accreditation Process in Design Disciplines: Best Practices

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The Library and the Accreditation Process in Design Disciplines: Best Practices

A practical guide for any professional participating in self-studies for accreditation applications. Continue Reading

01/1/2016


Title Histories of the Periodical Literature of Art & Design

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Title Histories of the Periodical Literature of Art & Design

The Title Histories of the Periodical Literature of Art & Design is a title index that attempts to bring together, record, and present the title histories of the periodical literature for the art & design disciplines. (Open Access) Continue Reading

01/1/2015


Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines

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Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines

Information Competencies for Students in Design Disciplines, for the first time, compiles a list of core information literacy skills for students. Continue Reading

01/1/2007


Digital Image Database Standards Checklist: Technical, Functional, Content, & Access Recommendations

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Digital Image Database Standards Checklist: Technical, Functional, Content, & Access Recommendations

The Digital Image Database Standards Checklist (DIDSC) may be used as a guide to determine whether a particular electronic image product is appropriate for your library, campus, museum, or other institution. Continue Reading

01/1/2006


Art/Architecture Librarians and Visual Resource Professionals Compensation Survey

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Art/Architecture Librarians and Visual Resource Professionals Compensation Survey

The ARLIS/NA 2004 Art/Architecture Librarians and Visual Resource Professionals Compensation Survey consists of fundamental and contextual questions about art librarians and their associated compensation levels. Continue Reading

01/1/2005


Resource Guide: Materials Libraries

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Resource Guide: Materials Libraries

This brief resource guide was compiled in response to requests from members of the Architecture Section for more information about materials libraries and their development. Continue Reading

01/1/2005