Research Awards 2019: Call for Nominations
The ARLIS/NA Research Awards Subcommittee of the Awards Committee has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Research Awards. The three awards recognize the professional, scholarly pursuits of ARLIS/NA members.
The H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award provides funds, up to $3,000, to be used in support of future and in-process research projects that contribute to and benefit the art librarianship and visual resources profession, and librarianship in general.
Worldwide Books Award for Publications
Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources
The Worldwide Books Award for Publications and the Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources bestow cash prizes—up to $2,000 each—for outstanding print and online art publications that have been published within the past two years, 2017 or 2018. These publications may be in the form of a book, a website, an article, etc.
The Research Awards Subcommittee welcomes self-nominations or nominations for work of an ARLIS/NA colleague that deserves recognition. Applications for the three awards will all be due on or before Friday, December 14, 2018.
Award guidelines and application forms are available on the Awards Committee webpages linked above. Past H.W. Wilson and Worldwide award winners are listed from there as well.
The ARLIS/NA Research Awards Subcommittee: Amy Furness, Andi Back, Marianne Williams, Megan Williams, and Kathy Woodrell
The Museum of Russian Icons Research Library in Clinton, MA is a growing research destination for the study of icons from around the world as well as Russian history, art, and culture. This unique collection is embedded within the Museum of Russian Icons, the home of the largest collection of Russian icons outside of Russia.
The Student Advancement Award subcommittee of the Awards Committee is accepting applications for the 2019 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award. The award provides financial support for students preparing for a career in art or architecture librarianship or visual resources curatorship.
ARLIS/NA President Kim Collins is pleased to announce that Meredith Kahn, Women’s Studies Librarian at the University of Michigan, has accepted an appointment as the first ARLIS/NA Open Access Coordinator.