Write-up: Taking the Plunge: Considering a career in art librarianship

‘Taking the Plunge: Considering a career in art librarianship’, ARLIS/UK & Ireland Professional Development Committee, Chelsea College of Arts, University of London, Tuesday 28th June 2019. On Tuesday 28th June 2019 the Professional Development committee of ARLIS held the yearly event for aspiring library and information professionals considering a career in art librarianship. I attended […]

The Art Education Library, June 2019

The Art Education Library Part I – University of St Andrews. 17-28 June 2019 Part II – Basic Mountain, Edinburgh. 23 June 2019 This event was the inaugural presentation of The Art Education Library, a collaboration between Andrew Demetrius and Naomi Garriock taking the form of a participatory installation. Our shared research interests involve a […]

ARLIS/UK & Ireland Travel and Study Award Report: ARCLIB conference, Venice, May 2019

‘Globalism, Diversity, Exchange’, ARCLIB conference, Venice, 8-11 May 2019 With the support of ARLIS/UK & Ireland and ICOM UK, I was fortunate to attend the ARCLIB (Architecture Librarians’ Group) conference in Venice, the theme for which this year was ‘Globalism, Diversity, Exchange’. The conference centred on the ways in which library services can contribute to […]

CILIP Copyright Conference 2019 : delegate report

CILIP Copyright Conference 2019, 2 April, Hallam Conference Centre, London This conference consisted of a roughly two-hundred-strong delegate audience, and was aimed squarely at information professionals already experienced in copyright law who attended for yearly updates, rather than newly qualified professionals looking to increase their basic knowledge of copyright practices in the UK. Below are […]

Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option

The Professional Development Committee of ARLIS/UK & Ireland are pleased to announce our next event Taking the Plunge: Art Librarianship as a Career Option to be held 1.00-5.30pm on Tuesday 25th of June at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London. This free event is for anyone who would like to consider working […]

ARCLIB / ARLIS joint Teachmeet in Manchester

04.03.2019 The first ARLIS and ARCLIB joint event took place at Manchester Metropolitan University Library (MMU) on a crisp Monday afternoon in early March. Gathered in one the Library’s many teaching spaces, the event got off to a thought-provoking start with participants sharing teaching ideas, techniques and tools.  Teachmeet Sally Bell Faculty Librarian, University of […]

ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2019 AGM

For all members, Council is delighted to announce that the 2019 AGM will take place on Monday 13th May and will be kindly hosted by the British Library. Please follow the link below to sign up to attend the AGM by Friday 12th April. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfaq3M57_RaJicZx5Ib4qrX-bx50C3D-sEDd6sEmdXOVlf2Hg/viewform The day programme is as follows: 12-14:30 Lunch for former […]

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

An ARLIS/UK & Ireland and University of the Arts London event. Art Librarians and all unite! Down with default man! We want women on the wikis! It’s March, so it’s time for another Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon! Come along to a session of communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to Art, Feminism, […]

Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2018

Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2018 8-10 November, Belfast The Museums Association Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its kind in Europe for museums and heritage professionals. Over 1,500 senior staff discuss the latest issues, discover new practice and meet the world’s leading suppliers and consultants. The theme of Belfast 2018 is Dissent: […]