ARLIS/NA – Ohio Valley Travel Award winner

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The ARLIS/NA – Ohio Valley Travel Award Committee 2015 is pleased to announce that the Spring 2015 Travel Award has been granted to Stacy Brinkman, Art & Architecture Librarian at Miami University.

Stacy is the chair of the Diversity Planning Grant Task Force, which has worked over the past year to draft an IMLS Planning Grant proposal that will position ARLIS/NA to recruit underrepresented minorities into the art information profession. Stacy is also a member of the ARLIS/NA Membership Committee.

Congratulations, Stacy! We hope to see you at the OV meeting in Fort Worth!

Christine Mannix & Betsy Lantz
ARLIS/NA – Ohio Valley Travel Award Committee 2015

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ARLIS/NA Mountain West Chapter: 2015 Winberta Yao Travel Award recipient

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Congratulations to Caroline Dechert, the 2015 recipient of the Winberta Yao Travel Award from the Mountain West Chapter of ARLIS/NA!

Caroline earned her MLIS from Drexel University and was the Museum Cross-Pollinator Fellow at the Digital Library Federation Forum in 2014.

Currently, Caroline is the Librarian and Archivist for the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The museum holds the world’s largest collection of international folk art. The museum’s special research library serves museum staff, volunteers, research associates and interested visitors.

Caroline is a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Global Folk Arts Network, the Museum Collections Committee, the Website Committee, and the Steering Committee for the Center for International Textiles and Dress

In her letter of application, Caroline expressed the value of attending ARLIS/NA in Fort Worth, as she will attend several sessions on digitization projects and as well as the session on customizing library services.

Please join us in congratulating Caroline Dechert.

 

The Winberta Yao Travel Award Committee also wishes to extend special thanks to
all contributing chapter members who made the award possible. For more information about the award, visit http://arlisna-mw.lib.byu.edu/travel.html

Best regards,

Alexandria Caster (Chair) and Margaret Van Dyk

Winberta Yao Travel Award Committee​


2015 ARLIS-NY Celine Palatsky Travel Award

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Celine Palatsky Travel Award

http://arlisny.silkstart.com/cpages/celine-palatsky-travel-award

The ARLIS/NA New York Chapter is pleased to offer the Celine Palatsky Travel Award to support attendance at the ARLIS/NA 43rd annual conference, to be held March 19-23, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. Two awards of $400 will be offered. For more information about the conference, please visit: http://arlisna.org/fortworth2015/

Eligibility:

• Must be a member of both ARLIS/NA and ARLIS/NA New York Chapter.
• Must not have full institutional support.
• Must not be an ARLIS/NA New York Chapter board member.
• Must not have won this award in the past five years.

How to apply:

Send your resume and a letter of application by email (as Microsoft Word or PDF attachment) to Lori Salmon at lorisalmon@nypl.org. Your letter of application should explain your interest in art information professions and describe how you expect to benefit from your attendance at the conference.  If you receive partial institutional support, specify the amount. Include the name and contact information of one professional reference.

What We Want from You:

The application deadline is January 30, 2015.

Notification of winner will be on February 11, 2015.

The award winner must submit an article for the ARLIS/NA New York Chapter website about his or her experience at the national conference before April 23, 2015.

Questions: e-mail Lori Salmon, lorisalmon@nypl.org

ARLIS/NA New York Chapter Celine Palatsky Travel Award Committee:
 
Sumitra Duncan, NYARC Web Archiving Program Coordinator, Frick Art Reference Library
Lindsay King, Public Services Librarian, Yale University
Lori Salmon, Senior Librarian, New York Public Library


ARLIS/NA NY Celine Palatsky Travel Fund Needs YOUR Help!

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The ARLIS/NA New York Chapter’s Celine Palatsky Travel Award (http://arlisny.silkstart.com/cpages/celine-palatsky-travel-award) honors the former Associate Museum Librarian of the Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1971-1999) and Treasurer of our chapter (1979-1993). Each year, this monetary award helps defray the cost of attending the ARLIS/NA conference for one, or more, members of the New York Chapter.

The New York Chapter has established a special Celine Palatsky Fund to accept donations from those who want to promote conference attendance and professional development by supporting the Celine Palatsky Travel Award.  This year we will be helping send TWO of our colleagues to the 43rd annual conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Please consider helping our chapter fund this important initiative.
Click the link below to donate.
Your contribution is tax deductible.DONATE
http://arlisny.org/funds/2015-celine-palatsky-travel-award-fund

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Best regards,
Lori Salmon
2015-2016 ARLIS/NA New York Chapter Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect

Recipients of the Celine Palatsky Travel Award

2014: Lindsay King and Jina Park (Washington, D.C.)
2013: Holly Hathaway (Pasadena, CA)
2012: Meg Donabedian (Toronto, Ontario)
2011: Teresa A. Slobuski, Suzanne C. Walsh (Minneapolis, MN)
2010: Deirdre Donohue, Rosemary K. Davis, Clayton Kirking (Boston, MA)
2009: Maria Oldal (Indianapolis, IN)
2008: Cheryl M. Costello (Denver, CO)
2007: Karyn Hinkle (Atlanta, GA)
2006: Jill E. Luedke (Banff, Alberta, Canada)
2005: Lauren Edison (Houston, TX)
2004: Henry Baker, Jessica Cline, Shalimar Abigail Ordonez Fojas, Rita Nannini, and Billy Parrott (New York City,NY)
2003: Christina Peter (Baltimore, MD)
2002: Rebecca L. Kranz (St. Louis, MO)
2001: Helen Kim (Los Angeles, CA)
2000: Rebecca Wilkins (Pittsburgh, PA)

Lori Salmon | The New York Public Library
Senior Librarian

Mid-Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
T: 212.340.0969 | F: 212.576.0048 | lorisalmon@nypl.org


ARLIS/NA-SE Travel Award App. Due this Friday

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Due Friday, 1/16/15! Don’t wait to the last minute!

Are you an art librarian or library student living in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, or the U.S. Virgin Islands territory? Is one of your New Years Resolutions to be more involved in professional associations? The Southeast Chapter Travel Award is an excellent opportunity to help fund your conference travel!

Our best candidate will receive a $500 (USD) award to attend the ARLIS/NA conference in Fort Worth, Texas, March 19-23, 2015.

PURPOSE

The purpose of this award is to cultivate a talented, dedicated, and educated group of professionals for the ARLIS/NA organization as well as the ARLIS/NA-SE chapter.

Funds from this award may be used to pay for travel, lodging, registration and meals associated with professional development activities at the annual ARLIS/NA conference.

ELIGIBILITY

Any individual meeting these criteria may apply for the award; however first-time attendees are given preference.

  • Currently reside in the geographic area served by the ARLIS/NA-SE chapter (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).

  • Membership in ARLIS/NA-SE and ARLIS/NA at the time of application is not required, although preference will be given to current ARLIS/SE members.

  • Currently be either employed in the field of art librarianship and/or visual resources curatorship, or enrolled in an educational program leading to a graduate degree.

  • Current students, individuals beginning their professional career within the field of Art Information in the past five years, and paraprofessionals who are becoming active in ARLIS/NA or ARLIS/NA-SE for the first time may be included.

  • Recipients of the award may not re-apply in future years.

AWARD RECIPIENT DUTIES

The travel award recipient is expected to:

  • Participate in the ARLIS/NA Conference Networking program (if they have not previously done so).

  • Attend the ARLIS/NA-SE Chapter meeting at the annual ARLIS/NA conference.

  • Submit a written report on his or her conference activities within one month of the conference. The report should be submitted to the ARLIS/NA-SE webmaster to be posted to the ARLIS/NA-SE webpage.

  • Serve on the the 2016 Professional Development Travel Award Committee and subsequently chair the committee in 2017.

Award applications will be accepted up until midnight on Friday, January 16th, 2015. The award winner will be contacted no later than Friday, January 23rd, 2015.

​Click here for the application form, or copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://goo.gl/forms/sDgzUpFza9

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Olivia Miller (olivia.miller@greensboro.edu) and/or Courtney Baron (cbaron@uga.edu).


ARLIS/NA -TXMX Lois Swan Jones Travel Award – Deadline extended

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Deadline extended to January 19, 2015

2015 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award Announcement

The ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter is pleased to announce the 2015 Lois Swan Jones Professional Development Award. This $500 award encourages active involvement of a member of the Texas-Mexico Chapter in the ARLIS/NA 43rd Annual Conference held in Fort Worth, Texas, March 19–23, 2015.

The LSJ award honors the memory of Lois Swan Jones, Professor Emerita of art history at the University of North Texas, by underwriting participation of members of the Texas-Mexico Chapter at the ARLIS/na annual meeting. The award committee urges everyone with interest and need to apply, especially first-time conference attendees. To meet the primary requirement, applicants must lack full institutional funding. Previous winners are eligible. A description of the award, application procedure, and a list of previous recipients are available on the Chapter’s website:

http://www.arlis-txmx.org/lsj-award

The deadline for applications is Monday, January 12, 2015. The award committee will announce the winner on Monday, January 26, 2015. Direct all inquiries to the 2015 award committee chair: Lynn Wexler (The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston). Other members of the 2015 committee are Samuel Duncan (Amon Carter Museum of American Art), Beth Dodd (University of Texas, Austin), and last year’s winner, Alison Larson (University of North Texas).

Submitted by Lynn Wexler, Chair, Lois Swan Jones Award Committee

Lynn Wexler

Reference Librarian

Hirsch Library

MFAH The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

1001 Bissonnet Street

Houston, TX 77005

  1. 713.353.1510 f. 713.639.7795

lwexler@mfah.org


ARLIS/NA Northwest Chapter Conference Travel Award

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$500.00 to go to the ARLIS/NA conference in Fort Worth, Texas (March 19-23, 2015).

Deadline Friday, January 9, 2015!

Eligibility:
Applicants must be current members/affiliates of the Northwest Chapter, this includes members who are still currently students. If you have not yet joined the Chapter or renewed your membership for 2015 please use the attached form or follow this link to the online form.  The Northwest Chapter now accepts PayPal (details here)

Criteria:
The Chapter’s executive committee will consider these factors in evaluating the applications:
– Is this the first time the member has attended an annual conference?
– Is the member actively involved in the Northwest Chapter?
– What are the member’s specific goals for the conference (e.g. giving a paper, serving on a committee, chairing a session, professional development)?
– What level of financial support is available from the member’s home institution?

Application:
Please send your application with the following information to Suzanne Rackover, suzanne_rackover@banffcentre.ca

1. Name
2. Position/Title
3. Institution
4. Address
5. Phone number
6. Email address
7. Short explanation of why the Chapter should support your attendance at the annual conference (not to exceed 250 words).

Deadline:
All eligible applications submitted by Friday, January 9th, 2015 will be considered. This timeline ensures applicants have ample time to take advantage of the early bird registration deadline.

**In addition to attending the conference, the award winner must also submit a written report on the conference to the Chapter Secretary by Saturday, May 16, 2015. This report will be posted on the NW Chapter’s website (http://nw.arlisna.org/travel_award_reports.htm).

 

The executive committee looks forward to receiving many applications!

 

Kind regards,

 

Suzanne

Suzanne Rackover, MA MLIS

(outgoing) Chair, ARLIS/NA-Northwest Chapter

http://nw.arlisna.org/