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The Midstates Chapter of Art Libraries Society of North American is made up of art and architecture librarians and visual resource professionals from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan.

ARLIS/NA-Midstates Chapter Mission Statement:

The chapter strives to promote professional development and networking through meetings, workshops, lectures, and tours.

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Emerging Technologoy Forum

To Submit a proposal for the Emerging Technology Forum, Complete the Submission Form by February 22, 2014. The session will be held at the annual ARLIS/NA Conference in Washington, D.C. on Saturday May 3, from 2:30pm to 4:30pm at the Grand Hyatt. Possible topics include: Blogging; citation management; concept mapping; crowdsourcing; content management systems; GIS mapping; photo sharing; social media

ARLIS N/A Midstates William C. Bunce Travel Award submission deadline is extended to March 7, 2014!

On behalf of the ARLIS/NA Midstates Chapter, the awards committee is pleased to extend the application for the William C. Bunce Travel Award of $600 for travel to the ARLIS/NA Annual Conference in Washington, DC, May 1-5, 2014. This award is given in honor of William C. Bunce, who served as the Director of the Kohler Art Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1966 to 1999. The William C. Bunce ARLIS/NA-Midstates Travel Award is intended to support a chapter member’s professional development by providing funding to attend the ARLIS/NA annual conference. Only ARLIS/NA-Midstates Chapter members are eligible. This Travel Award will be granted based on one or more of the following criteria: financial need; level of chapter participation; first-time attendance; and contribution to the conference.

To apply for this award please submit a letter of application, including relevant award criteria, and how you will benefit from attending ARLIS/NA Annual Conference in Washington. You must indicate the level of funding you expect to receive from your institution and include a current resume or CV. Please send applications via email to Viveca Pattison Robichaud (vivecarobichaud@nd.edu), Marsha Stevenson (Stevenson.2@nd.edu) and Sara Stigberg (s-stigberg@northwestern.edu).

Latest Issue of the Midstates Newsletter

Fall 2013 Midstates Newsletter

ARLIS/NA-Midstates Chapter Spring Meeting

May 1-5, 2014
42nd Annual Conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America
Grand Hyatt Washington
Washington, D.C.