Fort Worth, Texas | March 19-23 | Omni Fort Worth
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Special Events

Distinguished Service Award


What Can I Do With This Image?
Sharing the Reins: New Angles on Instruction
Visualizing the New Frontier: Recent Advances in Image Recognition Technology
Customizing Services to Meet Patron Needs
Hitch Your Wagon: Mentoring Everywhere
  • Hitch Your Wagon: Mentoring Everywhere | Maggie Portis, Heather Slania, Eric M. Wolf, V. Heidi Hass, Kim Collins, & Kai Alexis Smith
Library Services for Working Artists: Beyond Research to the New Frontier of Practice
1 + 1 = 3 (The sum IS more than the parts.) : Connections Within and Between Texas Digital Collections
Future of Art Bibliography: Sustaining Collaboration in an Evolving Landscape
This Town is Big Enough for All of Us: Managing Assets Across an Organization
Creating New Worlds: The Digital Humanities and the Future of Art Research Methodologies
  • Reading Requires Seeing: Teaching Computers to See Texts | Neal Audenaert
  • Applying the Lens to the Visual: Finding One's Way into Large Data Sets | Peg Knight
  • #arthistory: Mining Social Media to Historicize the Contemporary | Spencer Keralis
  • Supporting the Big and the Boutique: Visualizing Digital Humanities and Digitizing Visual Culture | Liz Grumbach

Video Presentation

How the Web Was Won: Collaborative Approaches to Web Archiving
Moving the Needle: Advancing the Profession Through Publishing

Video Presentation

Doing Digital Art History: Redefining Art Librarianship
Telling Stories: Regional Artists and Their Art
Collaborations Abroad: Success Stories from International Art Libraries
Blazing New Trails in Library Architecture
Known Unknowns and Unknown Knowns: Privacy, Secrets, and the Limitations of Archives
New Voices in the Profession

Video Presentation

Beyond the Page: Wrangling Alternative Formats
Focus on the Learner: Strategies for Improving PowerPoint Presentations
  • Focus on the Learner: Strategies for Improving PowerPoint Presentations | Lee A. Hilyer
Place-Based Discovery: Broadening Access with Geolocation
Data & Geospatial Research Support for Architecture
  • Data & Geospatial Research Support for Architecture | Josh Been

Video Presentation

Linked Open Data: Interconnectivity Amplified
Multi-National Perspectives on the Future of Collection Development
President's Choice: A Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts: How It Will Help the Visual Arts Community
Postcards From the Edge VIII: I Didn’t Know Urban Planning Was About …
Found in Translation: Controlled Vocabularies in Other Languages
Photographers' Self-Publishing: Contexts for Collecting Contemporary Photobooks




Collecting the New Arcadian Journal at Art Libraries in America | Karyn Hinkle

What's Your Story?: The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center Oral History Project | Eumie Imm Stroukoff

The N Project: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Collection Material | Dan McClure

The Case Study of an Art Librarian in a Medical School | Amy Andres

The Artist and the Librarian Project: How to Think Like an Artist in the Library | Sarah Burris

Inspired Archives: Introducing Students to the Visual Culture of a University | Katie Greer

Ask an Expert: Lessons Learned from Repackaging Reference for Exhibition Spaces | Matthew Gengler

Are You Close Enough?: Libraries and Embedded Digital Humanities | Sara Outhier

Database-Driven: Exploring the Underlying Symmetry between New Media Theory and Library Science | Emilee Mathews & Sylvia Page

Art and Design Book Club: An Outreach and Engagement Tool, UT Austin Fine Arts Library | Becca Pad & Laura Schwartz

Incorporating the Scholar's Voice in Discovery: Metadata Integration with Google Forms | Gary Ginther

Teach, Learn, Use, Create: Versatile Design for the Architecture Library | Sara DeWaay

Tumblr Enriches Exposure [to] and Use of Art Special Collections | Lindsay Keating & Deborah Ultan Boudewyns

The Role of the Library in the Research-Creation Process of Fine Arts Undergraduate Students at the University of Victoria | Tad Suzuki

Multimedia Resources Statistics: Understanding Usage of Non-Text Resources | Jennifer Hoyer, Katie O'Connell & Elizabeth Schneider

Bringing the Outside Inside: Brazilian Graffiti and "String Literature" on the Walls Are Not Your Typical Art in the Library Exhibit | Christiane Erbolato-Ramsey & Harold B. Lee Library

Expanding Art History for the Digital Age: Digital Humanities in the Visual Resources Center | Lynn Cunningham

Brand Library & Art Center Renovation Project | Alyssa Resnick & Cathy Billings

Fresh Off the (Closed) Shelf: The Banff Centre Library's Transition to an Open Stack Artists' Books Collection | Nicole Lovenjak

The Better to See You With: The University of North Texas Libraries' Artists' Book Competition | Julie Judkins & Morgan Gieringer

The "Aha!" Moment: Library Support for the Cognitive Process of Creativity | Carla-Mae Crookendale

The Alexander M. Troup Collection: One Collection, Countless Disciplines | Emily Aparicio & Amanda Montgomery

The Materials Laboratory as a Teaching Tool | Kasia Leousis

Using the Unique: Emory's Archives Research Program | Kim Collins

Design Students Unlock Open Access | Sarah Polkinghorne

The Gernsheim Photographic Corpus of Drawings: Plans for an Expert Tagging Space | James Shulman

Omeka and the Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus: Two-step or Shootout? An Experiment towards Linked Open Data | Alison Larson

Something Old and Something New: Building a Special Collection of Artists' Books | Anna Korus & Roxy Garstad

Please See Attached: The Challenges of Collecting PDF Exhibition Catalogs at the Thomas J. Watson Library | Andrea Puccio & Tina Lidogoster

Web Archiving Comics at the Library of Congress | Megan Halsband

Using the Durationator Technology to Conduct Copyright Searches | Elizabeth Townsend Gard

RAW Beauty: Data Visualization with RAW from DensityDesign | Helen Lane

Testing the Waters: Harnessing the Power of Technology in the Virtual Conference Environment | Luke Leither

The Roman Forum and Beyond: Developing Mobile Applications to Study the Built Environment with Early Architectural Publications | Viveca Pattison Robichaud

Using Piktochart to Create Presentations and Infographics | Ellen Tisdale

Using OpenRefine for Exploring Library Collections | Mary Wahl



ARLIS/NA Career Mentoring Workshop | Jessica Shaykett & Heather Slania

Lassoing Attention, Corralling the Class: Mindfulness-Based Pedagogy for the One-Shot | Deborah Ultan Boudewyns, Lindsay Keating, & Jill E. Luedke

Think Big: Considering Large-Scale Digitization | Drew Krewer, Teresa Soleau, Luciano Johnson, & Neil Sreenan

The Art of DH: An Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools for Art Librarians | Sarah Osborne Bender, Sarah Falls, ‎& Jenna Rinalducci

Artists’ Books [Everywhere]: Creating an Innovative Reference Tool for Your Region | Michelle Strizever


Committee Meetings

Awards Committee

Cataloging Advisory

Communications and Publications


Distinguished Service Award



Strategic Planning

International Relations


Professional Development

Public Policy

Travel Awards


Chapter Meetings


Central Plains



Mountain West

New England


Ohio Valley


Southern California


Chapter Chairs Roundtable


Division Meetings

Academic Libraries

Art & Design School

Museum Libraries

Visual Resources


Section Meetings




Reference & Information Services


Special Interest Group Meetings

Archaeology and Classics

Artists' Files

Auction Catalogs

Book Arts

Collection Development

Decorative Arts

Fashion, Textile & Costume

Graphic Novels

Interlibrary Loan



Public Librarians

Space Planning

Teaching Librarians

Urban and Regional Planning

Women and Art


Meet Ups/User Groups

ArLiSNAP Faciliated Discussion

Art Discovery Group Catalogue Q & A

Cataloging Problems Discussion

Digital Cicognara Project

Getty Research Portal Advisory

OCLC Update

Social Media Faciliated Discussion


Web Archiving Birds of a Feather

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Sharing



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