Introduction to Art and Design Reference Resources

An Introduction to Art and Design Reference Resources

Monday, 30 January 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

National Art Library
Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
SW7 2RL London

The Arlis Professional Development Committee is pleased to advertise this event, held at the National Art Library, V&A, London. This workshop is of particular interest to new professionals in art librarianship, as well as to art librarians who would like to brush up their enquiry skills. Please find the full programme below.
If you have any questions, please contact the Arlis Professional Development bookings officer, Harriet Lam –
Please book by by Friday 20th January 2017 at the latest. It is also possible to make payment by requesting an invoice although this is our least preferred method of payment.


10.00 – 10.20 Registration
10.20 – 10.25 Welcome & introduction:  Nicholas Brown, Christie’s Education and Chair of the ARLIS Professional Development Committee
10.25 – 10.55 Enquiry work in an art and design museum, Bernadette Archer, National Art Library
10.55 – 11.25 Looking beyond Europe: a case study of how resources can be used to build new collections – Vicky Kontou, The Courtauld Institute of Art
11.25 – 11.45 Tea Break
11.45 – 12.30 Enquiry referral work: specialist sources & practical session – members of ARLIS Professional Development Committee
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch – not provided
13.30 – 14.00 Artists’ publications – Gustavo Grandal Montero, University of the Arts London
14.00 – 14.30 Moving image and film resources – Sarah Currant, The British Film Institute
14.30 – 15.00 Provenance research – Lynda McLeod, Christie’s Archives
15.00 – 15.15 Questions and closing remarks
15.15 – 16.00 Tour of the National Art Library

Ticket Information

ARLIS members £90
ARLIS students/unwaged £40
Non-ARLIS members £120
Non-ARLIS students/unwaged £55