International news, January 2017

INTERNATIONAL NEWS ROUND-UP Here are some of the latest stories in the international news that may be of interest to art libraries and librarians. The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 45th Annual Conference Arts du Monde will be held February 5-9, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana Check out the entire programme here: http://www.arlisna.org/ […]

Chair’s report, November 2016

Chair’s Report from Council, November 2016 Council met on 23rd November in an office in the V&A which entailed climbing a grand staircase in a wing of the building I’d never seen before. For me one of the fun additional benefits of ARLIS membership is getting behind the scenes in a range of inspiring institutions. […]

Travel grants for European librarians to ARLIS/NA Conference 2017

There is an opportunity for travel grants to European librarians for attending the 2017 ARLIS/NA Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.  The deadline for applications is November 21, 2016.  Here’s a link for more information and application forms: https://arlisna.org/about/awards-honors/171-samuel-h-kress-foundation-award-for-international-travel

Council News, July 2016

Council News, July 2016 Council met on June 21 in the meeting room of the National Portrait Gallery. Thank you to Joseph Ripp for hosting us.  As I wrote in my last report from Council, ARLIS is at a crossroads and we have to evaluate everything we do so we spent time discussing the findings […]

Artlibraries.net has closed : art libraries encouraged to join SUNCAT

Artlibraries.net was a cooperative project of ARLIS/UK & Ireland; providing an online union catalogue of serials in member libraries, together with a directory of institutions. Both originated in print products dating back to the early days of ARLIS/UK & Ireland, when it was far more difficult for libraries with complementary needs and resources to find […]

Council news…

Council met on the morning of 13 April before the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Council business tends to follow a rather routine pattern with reports from the officers (Chair, Hon. Treasurer,  Hon. Secretary) and Business Manager, as well as reports from the chairs of each of our committees alongside updates on conference planning and other activities. Our […]