Conference Working Party 2019 expressions of interest

Planning is now underway for next year’s 50th Anniversary ARLIS UK & Ireland Conference, which is to be held at the University of Glasgow from Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th July 2019. We are now seeking enthusiastic ARLIS individuals to join our colleagues at Glasgow and be part of the conference planning team. There are a variety of roles […]

Have your say in planning the next ARLIS conference – deadline soon

Planning is now underway for the next ARLIS UK & Ireland Conference, to be held in London at The Architectural Association on the 26th and 27th of July 2018. Would you like to be part of the team planning and organising the conference? There are a variety of roles and responsibilities, including helping to organise and select the programme, working […]

ARLIS/NA Conference Stories…the final chapter?

One of my key takeaways from attending ARLIS/NA was that we librarians from either side of the pond are not so different. I attended feeling unsure of how I, as a bantamweight UK art librarian might stack up against our heavyweight US colleagues, and yes there are definitely differences in how organisations are structured and where ‘librarians’ […]

ARLIS/NA Conference Stories…part deux

Each of the three main days of the conference continued to be as packed as the last, with sessions starting early and only minimal opportunities for afternoon beignets breaks. Like UK librarians, US librarians work hard. The balance between the nuts and bolts of librarianship and more general interest sessions relating to art and design […]

ARLIS/NA conference stories

Hi all, I’ve been meaning to write an earlier post than this but I’ve been on a pretty packed schedule so far, hopefully some of you have been able to follow my updates on twitter as I’ve been re-posting them from the ARLIS/UK twitter account. If you haven’t already search for the hashtag: #arlisUKNOLA to […]

ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2016 conference postponed

Please see this message from the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Chair regarding conference 2016: Dear All, I regret to inform everyone that due to extenuating circumstances it will be necessary to postpone the ARLIS Annual Conference from July this year to the following year.  2016 is a special centenary year in Irish history and this is […]