ARLIS/NA Denver Conference Mentor Program

As you register for the upcoming conference, please take a moment to consider participating in the ARLIS/NA Denver Conference Mentor Program! The Mentor Program registration form is now active and can be found at: http://arlisna-mw.lib.byu.edu/denver2008/confmentor_form.htm Whether you are a seasoned ARLIS/NA conference veteran or a first (or second) timer, you have the opportunity to participate […]

Volunteers needed for Denver Conference Tech Kiosk

We’ve discussed it on here previously, but for those that missed it, I’m coordinating a new kind of program at the ARLIS conference in Denver… and I need your help! The “Tech Kiosk” offers an opportunity for ARLIS members who haven’t had much exposure to Web 2.0 tools to get some hands-on experience. The Tech […]

Merrill Wadsworth Smith Travel Award in Architecture

Funded for the first time this year and anonymously in honor of the late Merrill Wadsworth Smith. Merrill was an active member of ARLIS/NA serving as its President in 1991, and was the Associate Head Librarian of the Rotch Architecture Library at MIT. The Merrill Smith Travel Award in Architecture will be unveiled at the […]

2008 ARLIS/NA Travel Awards

The Travel Awards Committee is pleased to announce the following Travel Awards for attending the 36th annual ARLIS/NA conference to be held in Denver, Colorado May 1-5, 2008. Deadline for applying is January 31, 2008. Click here for more information and the online application form. Conference Travel Awards Open to Current ARLIS/NA Members: Student Conference […]

Gerd Muehsam Award Call for student papers

 Art Libraries Society of North America announces its 2007 Gerd Muehsam Award Sponsored by the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) the Gerd Muehsam Award is given annually to recognize excellence in a graduate student paper or project on a topic relevant to art librarianship. This award was established to honor the memory of […]

Call for Papers- New Voices 3

New Voices showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS) at the annual ARLIS-NA conference, this year to occur May 1-5, 2008 in Denver, CO (www.arlisna.org). Five papers, including the Gerd Muesham award winner, are presented on a variety of topics that engage with Arts and Visual Resources Librarianship. […]

Museum Residences – Denver, Colorado

 Architectural Record Studio Daniel Libeskind and Davis Partnership Architects wrap a parking garage with apartments and breathe life into a cultural district. By Beth Broome First there was the museum gift shop, then the café. Soon, signature museum architecture became a must-have. The commodification of the institution seemed complete. But museums have taken the phenomenon […]

ARLIS/NA President's Message – Transitional Executive Board Structure

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Confucius Dear ARLIS/NA Members, To those of you who are not yet out on a gondola in Venice, perusing the marketplaces of Greece, or simply lost in a racy art mystery by a pool, I can, at least, bring you exciting news to […]

Notes on Atlanta 2007, Session 2, Communicating and Collaborating: Working with Faculty for Information Fluency

Moderator: Jennifer Parker, Asst. Professor/Art and Architecture Librarian, University of Colorado at Boulder Speakers Jennifer Parker: Working with Faculty to Create Credit Courses and other Instruction for Art and Art History Students Jeanne Brown, Head, Architecture Studies Library, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas: Comm. & Collab.: Faculty and Core Information Competencies Claudia Covert, Readers’ Services […]