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.


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

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Core Competencies and Core Curricula for the Art Library and Visual Resources Professions

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Core Competencies and Core Curricula for the Art Library and Visual Resources Professions

An invaluable tool that guides art librarians and visual resource professionals through the issues and challenges of creating competency standards and allied curricula. Continue Reading

08/1/2019


Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Lesson Plans for Librarians

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Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Lesson Plans for Librarians

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) announces the publication of Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Lesson Plans for Librarians as an open-access e-book. (Open Access) Continue Reading

07/1/2019


Fine Arts and Visual Resources Librarianship: A Directory of Library Science Degree Programs in N.A.

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Fine Arts and Visual Resources Librarianship: A Directory of Library Science Degree Programs in N.A.

This free online publication compiles and presents the extensive survey information from 42 of the 59 ALA accredited library science programs in North America. (Open Access) Continue Reading

06/1/2019


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