2016 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award

Dear colleagues,

Here is a message from ARLIS/NA regarding the 2016 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award:

The deadline for the 2016 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award is fast approaching. Please share the information below with your ARLIS/NA Chapter via email, website posting, and/or social media.

Thanks!

Bailey Diers
bailey.diers@gmail.com

2016 ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award

The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for the 2016 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award. The award grants $3000.00 to the selected recipient to support a 150 hour internship in an art library or visual resources collection.

The deadline for applications is December 4, 2015.

The Award will be announced and presented during convocation ceremonies at the ARLIS/NA + VRA 3rd Joint Conference in Seattle, Washington, in March 2016.

Who May Apply

This internship aims to represent the multifaceted nature of our field by providing internship opportunities to students currently enrolled in, or having completed within the last 12 months, a graduate program in library/information science, art history, architectural history, architecture, studio art, or museum studies. Applicants must have completed at least 10 credits of their graduate coursework before the application deadline.

For detailed information about the award and application instructions please see the ARLIS/NA website: https://www.arlisna.org/about/awards-honors/68-internship-award.
ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award Sub-Committee:

Philip Dombowsky (Chair)
Bailey Diers
Jennifer Garland
Gina Solares
Traci Timmons

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ARLIS/NA MOQ 2016 Executive Announced

The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce that all of the positions on the 2016 ARLIS/NA MOQ Executive have been filled!

The following members were elected by acclamation during the November 6, 2015 ARLIS/NA MOQ meeting held in Montreal:

Jessica Hébert, Vice-President 2016
Sarah Severson, Treasurer 2016-2017
Adèle Flannery, Membership Secretary 2016-2017
Janie Tremblay, Secretary 2016-2017

Jessica, Sarah, Adèle and Janie will take on their new duties effective as of January 1, 2016. They will be joining Pamela Casey, Vice-President 2015, who will become our new President in 2016.

In addition to welcoming our new members to the Executive, we would like to thank all of the current members for their great contributions to the Chapter including Felicity Tayler (Treasurer); Philip Dombowsky (Membership Secretary); Corina MacDonald (Secretary); Pierre Landry (Past President and ARLIS/Canada Representative) with special thanks to Nancy Duff (President, 2015) for her wonderful leadership over the past year.

Thank you very much.

Regards,

John Latour and David Sume

The ARLIS/NA MOQ Nominating Committee

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2015 Fall Meeting

You are invited to the ARLIS/NA MOQ fall meeting on Friday, November 6th at the Bibliothèque centrale, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal.

Fall 2015 Meeting Program

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Call for candidates: 2016 Executive Committee

Dear members,

We are looking for volunteers to sit on the 2016 ARLIS/NA MOQ Executive Committee for the following positions: Vice-President, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, and Secretary. Please find below a description of each position (as indicated in our Chapter’s bylaws):

Vice-President: The Vice-President shall perform the duties of the Chair in case of the President’s inability to serve. He or she shall be the Program Chair. The Vice-President may be assigned other duties by the President (mandate: 1 year). Please note that the Vice-President becomes the President at the end of their mandate.

Treasurer: The Treasurer shall maintain financial records and perform any other duties inherent in the office (mandate: 2 years).

Membership Secretary: The Membership Secretary shall keep and update records of the Chapter membership, provide address labels and be in charge of recruitment (mandate : 2 years).

Secretary: The Secretary shall keep the minutes of Chapter and Executive Committee meetings and perform other duties inherent in the office (mandate: 2 years).

Please note that each member of the Executive Committee is required to belong to ARLIS/NA. He or she is encouraged to obtain financial support from their institution to cover the membership fees (if possible), but ARLIS/NA MOQ may cover the membership fee to ARLIS/NA (if necessary).

We strongly encourage you to play an active role in one of these positions!

Your contribution will be greatly appreciated. To ensure the success of the Chapter, it is important that these positions are filled in 2016.

Please submit your candidacy (or nominate another member) to the Nomination Committee before November 6, 2015.

We hope you will not hesitate to contact us if you have questions regarding this message.

Thank you for your consideration.

Regards,

The Nomination Committee

John Latour
jwlatour (at) yahoo (dot) ca

David Sume
david (dot) sume (at) gmail (dot) com

P.S. We would like to express our sincerest thanks to Felicity Tayler (Treasurer), Philip Dombowsky (Membership Secretary) and Corina MacDonald (Secretary) for their contributions to the Chapter. It is also important to recognize the significant contributions of Nancy Duff (President 2015), Pamela Casey (Vice-President 2015, President 2016) and Pierre B. Landry (Past President and ARLIS/Canada Representative).

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New listserv

Dear ARLIS MOQ members,

We have successfully launched an ARLIS MOQ listserv hosted by ARLIS NA that replaces our MOQ Yahoo Group. Soon our ARLIS MOQ Yahoo Group will no longer be in use.

Please subscribe to the new listserv by following the instructions below.

ARLIS MOQ LISTSERV : Instructions

To send messages to everyone on the listserv:
Compose an email to arlismoq@arlisna.org

Subscribe and Unsubscribe list commands:
To subscribe or unsubscribe from the list, send an email to imailsrv@arlisna.org with one of the following commands in the body of the message (the subject of the message is ignored):

  • subscribe arlismoq
    Adds your email address to the subscribers’ list of the mailing list. You will receive an email confirming your subscription.
    .
  • unsubscribe arlismoq
    Removes your email from the subscribers’ list for the mailing list. You will receive an email confirming that you have unsubscribed.
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2015 Spring Meeting

Join us in Ottawa for the Arlis MOQ Spring Meeting on Friday 29 May. The day will include guided tours to current exhibitions at the National Gallery of Canada. Hope to see you there!

Spring 2015 Meeting Program

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ARLIS/NA MOQ Bilingual CV Design Workshop

ARLIS/NA MOQ invites emerging professionals to participate in a bilingual CV design workshop at Artexte. This hands-on workshop will offer fresh design guidelines to make sure your CV stands out and looks as good as your skillset.

The workshop will be presented by Adèle Flannery (MLIS, McGill ‘12), Public Services Librarian at UQÀM and student at the École de design. The workshop will be followed by a tour of Artexte by Jessica Hébert (MLIS, McGill ‘14), Collections Assistant at Artexte.

Date: Friday April 24, 2015
Time: 3 to 5pm
Location: Artexte, 2 Sainte-Catherine East, Room 301, Montreal, H2X 1K4
Make sure to bring a hard copy of your CV along with you!

The workshop is free and open to everyone. Space is limited to 20 people. Please email adele.flannery@gmail.com to reserve your spot by noon on Monday April 20th.

Hope to see you there!

Adèle, Jessica & Pamela
ARLIS/NA MOQ, CV Workshop Team

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MOQDOC call for submissions

The MOQDOC editorial committee is now accepting submissions for the upcoming issue of MOQDOC (volume 24, number 2, Spring 2015).

We accept contributions from all members and we look forward to hearing from you!

Articles could include writings on the following topics:

• conference reports
• exhibition reviews
• profile of a member or an organization
• contributions to the calendar of events
• sharing of information resources, including awards
• description of your research, special projects, or work in progress
• a report of the last meeting (Fall, 2014)

Submissions are accepted in both English and French. Please include images with your articles.

Submission deadline: Friday April 17, 2015

The latest issue, as well as an archive of past issues, can be found at: http://www.arlismoq.ca/?page_id=28

Please send your submissions or enquiries to: jessica.hebert@mail.mcgill.ca

Thank you,

The MOQDOC 2015 Editorial Committee

Adèle Flannery, Jessica Hébert, Alan Reed, Alysa Routtenberg, Daniela Ansovini

 

 

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2014 Fall Meeting

You are invited to the ARLIS/NA MOQ fall meeting on Friday, November 28 at the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal.

Fall 2014 Meeting Program

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MOQDOC is acception submissions!



The MOQDOC editorial committee is now accepting submissions to the
upcoming issue of MOQDOC (volume 24, number 1, Fall 2014). We accept
contributions and writings from all members, including descriptions of work in progress.

We welcome articles on the following topics:

  • conference reports
  • exhibition reviews
  • profile of a member
  • contributions to the calendar of events
  • sharing of information resources, including awards
  • description of your research, special projects, or work in progress
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Submissions are accepted in both English and French. Please include images 
with your articles.

*Submission deadline: Friday October 17, 2014.*

The latest issue, as well as an archive of past issues, can be found at:
http://www.arlismoq.ca/?page_id=28

Please send your submissions or enquiries to:
pamela.caussy@mail.mcgill.ca

Thank you,

The MOQDOC 2014 Editorial Committee
Pamela Caussy, Adèle Flannery, Jessica Hébert

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