ARLIS/NA Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America

Month: February 2012

2012 Backlund Award Recipient Announced

It is a pleasure to announce that Heather Slania is the 2012 recipient of the ARLIS DC-MD-VA Chapter’s Caroline Backlund Professional Development Award. The Backlund Award provides a stipend for attendance at the annual ARLIS/NA conference.

Heather is the Director of the Library and Research Center at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. This will be her first year presenting at the conference. She will be a New Voices in the Profession panelist, and will be session moderator for The Changing Landscape for Museum Libraries and Librarians.

Please join me in congratulating Heather Slania.

Sally Stokes
Caroline Backlund Professional Development Award Committee

Study trip for German librarians to visit D.C.

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing on behalf of the ARLIS/NA International Relations committee, which is in the process of organizing a study trip for librarians from Germany to visit New York and New Haven after the ARLIS/NA conference in Toronto (April 14-21, 2012). This reciprocates the study trip organized and partially sponsored by German librarians in their country for US librarians in 2009. Five members of the group will continue onto Washington, DC to visit additional libraries from April 23-25, 2012. Kristen Regina and I are the local contacts for the DC part of the trip. Continue reading