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[R]evolution: Re-imagining the Art Library

12-14 July 2017

National Gallery of Ireland

Dublin

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The 2017 conference entitled [R]evolution: Re-imagining the Art Library will explore the questions and challenges affecting art libraries today and how we as a profession respond to this constantly and rapidly changing environment. The need to develop in this 21st century landscape is accepted but the direction(s) we might take is not so clear. The conference will address the following issues:

  • Do we simply evolve, slowly making the necessary changes?
  • Do we revolt against prevailing practices, in favour of a new system?
  • Should we reassess the art library?
  • How do we justify our worth?
  • How do we house our collections and deliver our services in a way that works for both our users and our collections?  

 

Provisional programme (subject to change) see more details at Conference website

WEDNESDAY12th JULY National Gallery of Ireland

9.30am Registration

10:00am  Chair's welcome and introduction

10:15am  Session 1 : New Roles/New Responsibilities

11:00am Refreshment break

11:30am Session 2 : New Directions

1.00pm Break for lunch

2:15pm Session 3 : Old Questions/New Tools

3:15pm  Refreshment break

3:45pm  Session 4 : Lightning Talks

5:20pm  Wrap up and close

​5.30-7.30 Drinks and Canapés plus tour of Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

 

THURSDAY 13th JULY  National Gallery of Ireland

9.30am  Registration

10.00am Session 5 : Suitable Spaces

10:50am  Refreshment break

11:20am  Parallel Sessions : The Library Space

12:30am Lightning Talks

1:00pm  Lunch

2:00pm  Parallel Sessions : Case Studies/Workshops

3.00pm Refreshment break

3:30pm Collection Visits

​7:00pm Drinks reception followed by gala dinner at the Royal Dublin Society

 

FRIDAY 14th JULY Royal Irish Academy

10.00am  Session 8 : Perspectives from Irish Collections

10.30am Lightning Talks

11.00am Refreshment break

11.30pm Parallel Sessions

1.00pm Closing comments

1.00pm-4.00pm Open House in selected repositories in the vicinity.  ARLIS badge to gain entry.

To book see  Conference website

Past Conferences

2016 No Conference

2015 Mining for Innovation: Fuelling the Arts Economy
Cardiff

2014 Reaching New Peaks: Onwards and Upwards
Manchester

2013 Rising to the Challenge
Bristol

2012 From Beijing to Bloomsbury: art librarianship in an Olympic year
London

2011 Weaving New Futures: collaboration and reinvention in the digital age
Leeds

2010 ARLIS: the next generation
Edinburgh

2009 Tradition and Transformation: roles in a changing world
Cambridge

2008 Community, Creativity, Culture, Co-operation: come together right now
Liverpool

2007 Beautiful and Useful? supporting the arts and crafts in the 21st century
Cheltenham

2006 The Baltic and Beyond
Newcastle-upon-Tyne

2005 Rough Diamonds: polishing partnerships with creative industries
Birmingham

2004 Through the Looking Glass: meeting the skills challenge
Oxford

2003 Creative partnerships
Brighton

2002 Gateways to the Changing Landscape of Art Information: pre-IFLA conference
Glasgow

2001 I Spy With My Little Eye: new ways of seeing art librarianship
London

2000 The Changing Agenda for Art Libraries
Cambridge

1999 Taking Stock: collection development into the 21st century
Warwick

1998 Art, architecture and Design: sources, practice, libraries
Bristol & Bath

1997 Art Libraries in the Cyber-Age
Canterbury

1996 Libraries and the Reproduced Image from Print to Digitisation
Edinburgh

1995 Conserving the Culture: the challenge to art, architecture and design librarians
Dublin

1994 Solid Silver: art librarians working together
London

1993 The New Art Librarianship: strategies towards 2001 in art, architecture and design
Manchester

1992 The Art Book: from Vasari to videodisc (IFLA section of Art Libraries, 4th European conference)
Oxford

 1991 Information for the Designer 
Norwich

 1990  Managing Change: into the 1990s 
Bradford

1989 Seeing the Way Forward: librarianship and the visual image
Glasgow

1988 The State of the Art
Cambridge

1987 Art Libraries for the People (IFLA pre-conference)
Brighton

1986 Co-operation in Art, Architecture and Design Libraries
York

1985 Practice and Management in Art, Architecture and Design Libraries
Bristol

1984 Acquisitions in Art and Design Libraries
Oxford

1983 Information Technology
Brighton

1982 Materials and Methods of Design History
Durham

1981 Resources for the Study of Provincial Art and Architecture
Liverpool

1980 The Book as Art
Gloucester

1979 Art and Architecture in Scotland
Edinburgh

1978 Seminar on User Education
Leeds

1976 International Conference on Periodicals
London & Brighton

1974 Art Library Resources
Birmingham

1972 Education for Art Librarianship
Aberystwyth

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