Nominations & applications are now being accepted for ARLIS/NA Research Awards

Nominations & applications are now being accepted for these ARLIS/NA Research Awards:

Worldwide Books Awards for Publications

Worldwide Books Awards for Electronic Resources

Given in recognition of outstanding publications/electronic 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 $1,500.

Nominated works must have been published during the 2010 or 2011 calendar year.

Separate applications for each format.

Publications: Guidelines   /   Application Form (pdf)

Electronic Resources: Guidelines   /   Application Form (pdf)

H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award

This award of up to $3,000 supports research activities by ARLIS/NA 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   /   Application Form (pdf)

Applications and accompanying material for all awards must be postmarked by February 3rd, 2012.

Winners will be notified by February 24, 2012. Awards will be presented at the annual conference convocation in Toronto, in March.

Questions? Please contact the Research Award Committee Co-Chairs
Kathy Edwards, Clemson University, kathye@clemson.edu
Cara List, University of Oregon, clist@uoregon.edu