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Reminder: Gerd Muehsam Award applications due this Friday, Dec. 6

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is accepting applications for the 2014 Gerd Muehsam Award. This award is given annually for a student paper or web project focused on a topic relevant to art librarianship or visual curatorship. Current students and recent graduates in library studies, art history, museum studies, and studio art are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for applications is December 6, 2013.

For detailed information about the Gerd Muehsam Award and application instructions please see the ARLIS/NA website: http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/muehsam_info.html

Past recipients of the award are listed at http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/muehsam_recipients.html

 

 

Last minute awards reminder- updated!

If you haven’t seen the alerts on the other ARLIS feeds, this is your reminder that the H.W. Wilson Award, the Worldwide Books Publication Award, and the Worldwide Books Electronic Resource Award applications must be postmarked by today, March 15. Friday, March 22.

About the awards:

H. W. Wilson Award:
Are you engaged in a special research project on art or architecture, visual resources and librarianship? Do you need some help in funding your project?

This award of up to $3,000 supports research activities by ARLIS/NA individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual resources curatorship, and the arts. The award seeks to promote research which benefits the professions of art librarianship and visual resources as well as the broader library profession. Proposals may address the compilation and dissemination of information, translation of original scholarship, analysis of the professions, or the enhancement of access to information. Eligible projects include those which result in original scholarship in the arts (performing, architectural, visual, etc.) or aspects of visual and material culture.

Guidelines and application form are available on the ARLIS/NA website: http://arlisna.org/about/awards/wilson_guidelines.html

Worldwide Books Publication Award
Have you published something wonderful this year? You may be eligible for an award!

This is a call for nominations for the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Worldwide Books Awards for Publications.

This award is given in recognition of outstanding publications by ARLIS/NA Individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual resources curatorship, and the arts. Eligible publications include monographs, journal articles, essays in collected works, individual journals devoted to a special topic in which the nominee appears as either an author or an editor. The form of recognition may range from a certificate of merit to a cash award of up to $2,000. Nominated works must have been published during the 2011 or 2012 calendar year.

Guidelines and application form are available on the ARLIS/NA website http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/wwbap_guidelines.html

Worldwide Books Electronic Resources Award
Have you created a fantastic art or architecture website? Maybe a database, webliography or some other form of e-publication? Your project could be eligible for an award!

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) announces
the call for nominations for
The Worldwide Books Awards for Electronic Resources

This award is given in recognition of outstanding electronic resources, including web sites, web-based databases and indexes; virtual exhibitions and other online resources by ARLIS/NA individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual resources curatorship, and the arts. The form of recognition may range from a certificate of merit to a cash award of up to $2,000. Nominated works must have been published during the 2011 or 2012 calendar year.

Guidelines and application form are available on the ARLIS/NA website:
http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/wwbaer_guidelines.html

Questions about any of these awards? Please contact the Research Award Committee Co-Chairs:
Cara List, University of Oregon, clist@uoregon.edu
Shalimar Fojas White, Dumbarton Oaks, whites@doaks.org

Gerd Muehsam Award reminder!

Are you a student with an art libraries-relevant paper or project? Interested in presenting your work at the next conference?

If you’ve missed it, the deadline for the 2012 Gerd Muehsam Award is this Friday, November 18.

From the ARLIS-L listserv:
Sponsored by the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), the Gerd Muehsam Award is given annually in recognition of excellence in a graduate student paper or project on a topic relevant to art librarianship. The award was established to honor the memory of Gerd Muehsam (1913-1979), distinguished scholar, teacher, and art bibliographer, whose support of and dedication to ARLIS/NA was an inspiration to her colleagues and students.

Award Details

  • $500 award
  • Up to $300 travel reimbursement to attend the ARLIS/NA 40th Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada, March 29-April 2, 2012
  • Registration fee to this conference
  • Opportunity to present the winning paper at the conference as part of the New Voices panel
  • A one year membership to ARLIS/NA

Requirements

  • The paper or project must have been created or written during the preceding 18 months by a graduate student enrolled in an accredited graduate library program or in a post-graduate library school program in art history or a related discipline
  • The paper or project must be in conjunction with a course assignment
  • One submission is allowed per person

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Apply now! Kress Scholarships for SEI

The Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management (SEI) is an annual, intensive workshop covering a range of basic and advanced topics for professionals working with image collections. It is jointly arranged by ARLIS/NA and VRA. SEI 2011 will be held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, June 7-10, 2011.

The Samuel H. Kress Foundation is offering five SEI scholarships of $650 apiece to help offset costs of tuition, room, and incidentals. Applications will be accepted from January 3, 2011 through February 11, 2011. Recipients will be notified no later than March 20, 2011.

To apply, and for more information about SEI, please visit http://www.vrafoundation.org/sei2011/kress.html

Nominate! ARLIS/NA Worldwide Books Award for Publications

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Worldwide Books Awards for Publications is given in recognition of outstanding publications by ARLIS/NA Individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual resources curatorship, and the arts. The form of recognition may range from a certificate of merit to a cash award of up to $1,500. Nominated works must have been published during the 2009 or 2010 calendar year.

Applications and accompanying material must be postmarked by February 4th, 2011.

Guidelines and application form are available on the ARLIS/NA website: http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/wwbap_guidelines.html
Previous award winners can be found here: http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/researchawards_history.html#wwpub

Questions? Please contact the Research Award Committee Co-Chairs
Amy Ballmer, CUNY Graduate Center, aballmer@gc.cuny.edu
Melanie Emerson, Art Institute of Chicago, memerson@artic.edu

Nominate! ARLIS/NA Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Worldwide Books Awards for Electronic Resources is given in recognition of outstanding electronic publications by ARLIS/NA Individual members in the fields of librarianship, visual resources curatorship, and the arts.  The form of recognition may range from a certificate of merit to a cash award of up to $1,500. Nominated works must have been launched during the 2009 or 2010 calendar year.

Applications and accompanying material must be postmarked by February 4th, 2011.

Guidelines and application form are available on the ARLIS/NA website:
http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/wwbaer_guidelines.html
Previous award winners can be found here:  http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/researchawards_history.html#wwer

Questions? Please contact the Research Award Committee Co-Chairs
Amy Ballmer, CUNY Graduate Center, aballmer@gc.cuny.edu
Melanie Emerson, Art Institute of Chicago, memerson@artic.edu

Travel Awards for ARLIS/NA-VRA Joint Conference

Do you want to attend the annual ARLIS/NA conference? The 2011 meeting will be a joint session with the VRA (Visual Resources Association) and it’s in Minneapolis from March 24 – 28. An array of travel awards are available for new professionals and students to help defray the costs of attending. Deadlines are already approaching for some of these!

ARLIS/NA Travel Awards:

These are just a few of the available awards. For more information, visit http://arlisna.org/about/awards/awards_index.html Application deadline is January 14 21, 2011.

  • Student Conference Attendance Award ($1000)
    Eligibility: Student members who are active participants in ARLIS/NA and are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).
  • Student Diversity Award for Conference Attendance ($1000)
    Eligibility: Students from a traditionally under-represented group who are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).
  • Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance ($1000)
    The Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance is given annually in honor of the founding of ARLIS/NA and its first president. Eligibility: Students who are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).

ARLIS/NA Chapter Travel Awards:

Many of the ARLIS/NA regional chapters sponsor their own travel awards. These provide a great opportunity to attend the annual meetup while connecting with the art librarians near you. Visit your local chapter’s website for more information and to see what’s available. Application deadlines vary.

VRA Travel Awards:

The Visual Resources Association recently announced its travel awards for attendance at the 2011 joint VRA & ARLIS/NA conference.  The deadline for receipt of applications will be November 30, 9am Central Time.

A preliminary conference schedule with a listing of workshops and sessions has already been posted at:http://vraarlis11.sched.org/ and information about costs is posted here: http://www.vra-arlis2011.org/

Available awards:

  • Up to six Tansey fund awards of $250 to $850 each
  • The Kathe Hicks Albrecht award of $850 (for a first-time conference attendee)
  • The Gallery Systems award of $800
  • Two New Horizons awards of $850 each.  These awards are aimed at members in the following categories: solo VR professionals, part-time VR  professionals, geographically isolated VR professionals, VR professionals in smaller institutions, and/or first-time attendees
  • The Davis Art Top-up award of $250
  • The Joseph C. Taormina Memorial Travel Award of $250
  • A New Horizons student travel award of $300, for a full-time student enrolled in an accredited degree program and considering a career in visual resources
  • One international award, amount as yet to be determined

The application form will be available on the VRA website from October 29: http://www.vraweb.org/ under What’s New. Before you apply, PLEASE READ “Travel Award Rules and Guidelines”, “Tips for VRA Travel Awards Applicants”, and “Types of Travel Awards”, all linked here as PDFs: http://www.vraweb.org/organization/committees/travel/index.html

Scholarship Resources from ALA

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Are you currently enrolled in an MLIS program?  Thinking of enrolling soon? Now is a great time to seek out scholarship opportunities for next fall.  This week’s American Libraries Direct provided links to two helpful resources:

  • Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies (PDF) – “The Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies directory (PDF file) is an annual directory of awards from state library agencies, national and state library associations, local libraries, academic institutions, and foundations that give some form of financial assistance for undergraduate and/or graduate education programs in library and information studies.”
  • ALA-sponsored scholarships: “ALA has more than $300,000 for students who are studying library science or school librarianship at the master’s degree level. Scholarships typically range from $1,500 to $7,000 per student per year.” ALA’s single online application covers all available opportunities. Applications are now being accepted and the deadline is March 8, 2011.
http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/education/financialassistance/2010%20FALIS%20Booklet.pdf

Reminder! 2010 – 11 ARLIS/NA Internship Award

Via ARLIS-L: Only a few days left to apply!

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – ARLIS/NA Internship Award 2010-11

The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for its annual Internship Award.

The ARLIS/NA Internship Award provides financial support for students preparing for a career in art librarianship or visual resources curatorship. The award grants $2,500.00 to the selected recipient to support a period of internship in an art library or visual resources collection.

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2010.

For detailed information about the award and application instructions please see the ARLIS/NA website:

http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/internship_info.html