Cataloguing and classification ethics: an ARLIS (online) talk

An introductory talk on the ethical issues in cataloguing and classification presented by Deborah Lee, Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL Friday 10 December 2021, 1.30-2.30 pm GMT Held online via Zoom About this event Ethical issues in cataloguing and classification are a critical area of library thinking and practice, and are high priorities for libraries seeking to […]

Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option [online workshop]

Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option – Friday 19 November 2021 – ARLIS workshop     The Professional Development Committee of ARLIS/UK & Ireland: the Art Libraries Society are pleased to announce our next event Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option to be held online on Friday 19 November from 1 – 4pm.     This free event is aimed at introducing those considering a career […]

ARLIS SW online event: Tech Tools For Showing Collection Items Live Online

Booking is now open for the ARLIS SW (South West) online event ‘Tech Tools For Showing Collection Items Live Online’. It will take place on September 10th 2021 from 12:00-13:30. It is completely free to attend, for either individual or institutional ARLIS members, but you will need to book your place. Please register through our […]

ARLIS South West webinar: teaching with special collections

Teaching with special collections during the pandemic (online) 25 May 2021, 12-1.30pm If you are interested in sharing your experiences of teaching with special collections over the last year, or want to come along to hear from others about this topic, please register to attend this free lunchtime online event. Aimed at library staff working […]

‘Catalogue that!’ – ARLIS/UK & Ireland cataloguing workshop (online)

Catalogue That!   Please find below the details of an upcoming online workshop, ‘Catalogue that!’, to be held on Friday 16th April 2021, 1.30-2.45 pm, and repeated on Friday 7th May 2021 1.30-2.45 pm. This session will be led by Amy Staniforth, and colleagues Simon French and Lloyd Roderick from Aberystwyth University, and is organised by the ARLIS […]

ARLIS/UK & Ireland Annual Conference, July 2021

ARLIS/UK & Ireland Annual Conference 2021  ‘Reframing Art Libraries: From Challenge to Opportunity’   Online, Wednesday July 21- Friday July 23 2021. Free to attend, but places limited: please register on the Conference website ​The experiences of 2020 have highlighted longstanding issues of inequality. We have experienced enormous, dramatic and global changes in our social […]

Wikipedia edit-a-thon: female artists of colour

An ARLIS/UK & Ireland and University of the Arts London event.   Wikipedia is the 5th most visited website in the world 80% of its global content is written by white men from Europe and North America Tired of the internet reflecting the same bias as society? Help us to change it.   It’s March, […]

Exhibition: MISSES EVERYTHING, August 2019

ARLIS 50th Anniversary event: MISSES EVERYTHING, August 2019 The exhibition MISSES EVERYTHING took place at Jupiter Woods in South London during August 2019. The project stemmed from a year-long conversation between artist Georgia Lucas-Going and curator Katie Simpson, in collaboration with The Women’s Art Library at Goldsmiths College, London, responding to the question ‘how can we thrive […]

IFLA 2019 report / Erica Foden-Lenahan

IFLA WLIC 2019 Athens, Greece 24-31 August   Attendance at an IFLA WLIC is a profession-affirming experience. As a solo librarian, it can be easy to become isolated and the activity of WLIC, the sessions attended, the posters viewed and the exhibition navigated remind one of the bigger picture. The discussions that ensue and ideas […]