ARLIS/NA Mid-Atlantic

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

Call for Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect Nominations

We are seeking nominees (including self-nominations) for the ARLIS/NA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Vice Chair/Chair-Elect position, to begin in January 2022. Serving as an officer is a great way to contribute to the Chapter, build leadership skills, and meet and develop relationships with wonderful art library colleagues in the Mid-Atlantic area. Please submit your nominations by Friday, December 3.

Vice Chair/Chair Elect (2 years)
This is a three year position, and the Vice Chair will automatically assume the position of Chair in their second year of service followed by a concluding year as Immediate Past Chair.

Vice Chair duties are as follows:

  • The Vice Chair acts as chief executive officer in the event that the Chair is unable to serve, assists with meeting programming, keeps meeting minutes, and automatically serves as Chair the following year.
  • The Chair acts as chief executive officer of the Chapter.
  • With the assistance of the Vice-Chair and Treasurer, the Chair plans the activities of the Chapter, communicates about meetings, serves as chair of all special project committees, submits the annual report and otherwise liaises with officers and committees of the national association, and shall automatically become the Immediate Past Chair in the following year.

Eligibility
To qualify for these positions, one must be 2021/2022 member of the chapter and the society. The elected officers should make every effort to attend the society’s annual conference. Students are also eligible to serve (keeping in mind the three year term of service).

To nominate yourself or another chapter member, or if you have questions about the role, please email the chapter chairs, Cathryn Copper and Anne Evenhaugen by Friday, December 3.

2021-2022 H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award

The ARLIS/NA Research Awards Sub-Committee is currently accepting applications for the H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award. This award supports the professional and scholarly pursuits of ARLIS/NA members.

The H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award provides funds of 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. If you need funding to support your research endeavors, the Research Awards Sub-Committee would be delighted to recognize your scholarly contributions to our profession!

The application deadline for the Wilson award is Friday, December 17, 2021. Award guidelines and application forms are available on the H. W. Wilson Foundation Research Award webpage. Past H. W. Wilson award winners are listed there as well.

Should you have questions regarding the award applications and/or the eligibility of a project, please contact the chair of the Research Awards Sub-Committee, Jeanne-Marie Musto.

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