Worlwide Books Awards for Publications: Past Recipients


Courtney Stine, "'From Don’t Use It' to 'Let’s Edit!': Using Wikipedia to Teach the ARLIS/NA Art, Architecture, and Design Information Competencies" (Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America 39, fall 2020)


No award given


No award given


Comics and Critical Librarianship: Reframing the Narrative in Academic Libraries, edited by Olivia Piepmeier and Stephanie Grimm, 2019.


Michelle Elligott, René d’Harnoncourt and the Art of Installation, 2018.

Honorable Mention: 

Susan E. Thomas, “Print Objects and Fashion Subjects: Independent Publishing in the Contemporary Fashion Milieu since the 1980s” (Art Documentation 36, fall 2017)
Sarah Carter, Heather Koopmans and Alice Whiteside, “Crossing the Studio Art Threshold: Information Literacy and Creative Populations” (Communications in Information Literacy 12:1, 2018)


Judy Dyki and Paul Glassman, eds. - The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship. London: Facet Publishing, 2017.


Robert Craig Bunch -  The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2016.


Catherine Larkin - "Art Collecting on a Global Scale: Non-European Objects from the William Randolph Hearst Archive." Visual Resources (2014)


D. Vanessa Kam (2014) - "The Tenacious Book, Parts I and II." Art Documentation, 33(1), 2-26.

Honorable Mention: Sally Sims Stokes - "The Studio World Surprised and Distrubed Ruth." Kidding Around: The Child in Film and Media, edited by Alexander N. Howe and Wynn Yarbrough. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.


Maryly Snow, ed. -  California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years, 1913-2013. San Francisco: California Society of Printmakers, 2013.

Honorable Mention: Heather Slania (2013) - "Online Art Ephemera: Web Archiving at the National Museum of Women in the Arts." Art Documentation, 32(1), 112-126.


Lindsay M. King and Russell T. Clement (2012) - "Style and Substance: Fashion in Twenty-First Century Research Libraries." Art Documentation, 31(1), 93-107.

Suzanna B. Simor - "The Credo in Siena: Art, Civic Religion and Politics in Sienese Images of the Christian Creeds." New Studies on Old Masters: Essays in Renaissance Art in Honour of Colin Eisler, edited by John Garton and Diane Wolfthal, 309-327. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2011.


Eric Wolfe - American Art Museum Architecture: Documents and Design


Richard Minsky - The Art of American Book Covers

Honorable Mention: Kristen Regina - special issue of Slavic & East European Information Resources


Jeff Gunderson - "A Combination of Accidents: The San Francisco Art Scene in the 1940.," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 75 Years of Looking Forward San Francisco, Calif. : San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2009.


Hee-Gwone Yoo, New York Public Library, and Kristen Regina - Visual Resources from Russia and Eastern Europe in the New York Public Library: A Checklist


Joan Benedetti - Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship

Honorable Mention:
Elinor Nacheman - "Unveiled: A directory and guide to 19th century born artists active in Rhode Island, and where to find their work in publicly accessible Rhode Island collections" [self-published]


Martin Aurand - The Spectator and the Topagraphical City


Max Marmor and Alex Ross - Guide to the Literature of Art History, Volume 2


Max Marmor - "From Purgatory to the Primavera: Some Observations on Botticelli and Dante." Artibus et Historiae, no. 48 (XXIV).


Joan Benedetti - Managing the Small Art Museum Library

Sarah McCleskey - Staffing Standards and Core Competencies in Academic Art and Architecture Departmental Libraries: A Preliminary Study


Christel McCanless - Faberge Eggs: a Retrospective Encyclopedia

James Findlay - Big Little Books: The Whitman Publishing Company's Golden Age, 1932-1938

Peter Erickson - Images of White Identity in Othello, and Can We Talk about Race in Hamlet?


Lamia Doumato - "Opening the Door to Paradise: Bishop Theodorus and St. Thomas Imagery in Thirteenth Century Syria" in Al-Masaq." Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean, vol. 12, 2000, pp. 141-71

Elizabeth Broman - "Egyptian Revival Funerary Art in Green-Wood Cemetery." Markers: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies, vol. XVIII, 2001, pp. 30-67


Paula A. Baxter - Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry: A Guide to History, People, and Terms

Peter Erickson - Early Modern Visual Culture: Representation, Race, and Empire in Renaissance England

Kathy Zimon - Alberta Society of Artists: The First Seventy Years


Lois Swan Jones - Art Information: How to Find It, How to Use It

Jane Devine - 100 Years of Architecture at Notre Dame: A History of the School of Architecture 1898-1998

Margaret Culbertson - Texas Houses Built by the Book: The Use of Published Designs, 1850-1925


James A. Findlay - The WPA: an Exhibition of Works Progess Administration Literature and Art from the Collections of the Bienes Center for the Literary Arts

Laura Graveline - "Library Service to the African American Community." Art Documentation 17 (1998)

Susan A. Lewis - Interior Design Sourcebook: A Guide to Resources on the History and Practice of Interior Design

Helen E. Roberts - Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art

Edward H. Teague - Art and Design Resources on the World Wide Web


Jane Block - Belgium: The Golden Decades

Irena Murray and Kathryn Jackson - Sources in Iconography in the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art:  An Annotated Bibliography

Barbara Koerble - Articles in CITE and Texas Architect, 1996-97


Carla Freeman & Barbara Stevenson - Visual Resources Directory: Art Slide and Photograph Collections in the United States and Canada

May Castleberry - Perpetual Mirage: Photographic Narratives of the Desert West

Irena Murray - Moshe Safdie: Buildings & Projects, 1967-1992


[award this year was called ARLIS/NA Individual Membership Publication Award]
Murtha Baca, James Bower, and Eleanor Fink - Union List of Artist Names

Toni Petersen - Art and Architecture Thesaurus and related publications

Jeanne Brown - Architecture and Building: Net Resources