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The ARLIS/ANZ (Arts Libraries Society/Australia and New Zealand Chapter) Conference – He Raranga Toi is taking place at the Auckland Art Gallery from 15 to 17 October 2014. This conference follows directly on from the LIANZA 2014 event. Online registrations can be made at the conference section of the ARLIS/ANZ website.

New Zealand librarians are now invited to apply for the ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter Travel Fund which makes an annual grant to assist attendance at an ARLIS/ANZ meeting. Applicants must be personal or institutional members of ARLIS/ANZ of twelve months' standing and resident in New Zealand.

The decisions of the ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter Committee shall be final and no correspondence regarding them shall be entered into. In making an award to attend an ARLIS/ANZ conference, preference may be given to a member who has not had the opportunity to attend on a previous occasion. Up to a total of NZ$500 may be awarded on an annual basis (subject to availability) either in one lump sum or as several smaller amounts.

Applicants should submit an application that includes the following information: Name, contact details, current role and a brief resume giving details about professional activities, particularly in ARLIS/ANZ and the length of membership with ARLIS/ANZ. Also a short summary of purpose for which an award is sought with details of other funding received or applied for is welcomed. Applications for the ARLIS/ANZ Travel fund close on Thursday 18 September 2014 at 5pm.

Please send expressions of interest to: The NZ Treasurer, Fran McGowan, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, .

We plan to hold an AGM for New Zealand members on Thursday 16 October at 1pm at Auckland Art Gallery. We hope you can attend this event or please send any material to Fran that you wish to be raised at this AGM if you are unable to attend.

Message sent on behalf of Joan McCracken, NZ Convenor for the ARLIS/ANZ Chapter.

Fran McGowan | Senior Librarian and Web Content Co-ordinator Manatū Taonga - Ministry for Culture and Heritage ASB House, Level 4, 101 The Terrace P O Box 5364, Wellington 6145, New Zealand Ph +64 4 471-4020 Fax +64 4 499 4490

 

NZ Chapter Travel Award - $500 towards conference travel

Applications close Friday 9 September

ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter Travel Fund Guidelines

Purpose:

The ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter Travel Fund has been established to enable the New Zealand Chapter to make annual grants to promote professional development of, and communication between, art librarians and to strengthen and promote the Society in New Zealand. To this end, awards may be made to assist attendance at an ARLIS/ANZ meeting, seminar or conference within New Zealand or Australia.

Guidelines:

1. Applicants must be personal or institutional members of ARLIS/ANZ of twelve months' standing and resident in New Zealand.

2. Members intending to apply should submit an application in the prescribed form at least two months before the meeting or seminar, and at least three months before a conference. Late applications will not be accepted.

3. The NZ Chapter Committee will make a decision and announce the results at least 6 weeks before a meeting or seminar, and at least two months before a conference.

4. Members of the NZ Chapter Committee are not eligible to apply for the travel fund in the years they hold office.

5. The NZ Chapter Committee may seek additional information from an applicant prior to granting an award.

6. An unsuccessful applicant may resubmit their application for another meeting, seminar or conference.

7. The decisions of the ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter Committee shall be final and no correspondence regarding them shall be entered into.

8. ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter Committee reserves the right to make no award if no suitable application is received.

9. The successful applicant should submit a short report on the conference, meeting or seminar to the Committee Chair within a month of attending.

10. In making an award to attend an ARLIS/ANZ conference, preference may be given to a member who has not had the opportunity to attend on a previous occasion or who has had a paper accepted for that conference.

11. Awards may be used to supplement funding from other sources but details of such additional funding must be included in the application.

12. The recipient of the award may not receive a further NZ Chapter Travel Fund award within three years.

Value:

Up to a total of NZ$500 may be awarded on an annual basis (subject to availability) either in one lump sum or as several smaller amounts.

Application form: please email for a copy.

Submission of applications:

Applications should be submitted to the Chair of the ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter no later than Friday 9 September 2016.

 

 

ARLIS/ANZ NZ Chapter annual report 2016

Chapter Committee
Chair: Catherine Hammond, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Treasurer: Caroline McBride, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Secretary: Jayne Carroll, Fine Arts Library, University of Auckland

Treasurer’s report 2015/16 forwarded to National Executive.

Expenditure since June 2016:

$500 to Joan McCracken, National Library of New Zealand and former NZ Chapter Chair. Recipient of the NZ Chapter travel award to assist with attending the Sydney conference in Nov 2016.

Chapter events and activities:

Catherine Hammond was the recipient of an International Delegate Award to support her attendance at the ARLIS UK and Ireland annual conference in Cardiff, Wales, July 2015.

Caroline McBride was the recipient of an ARLIS/ANZ Travel Award to attend the 2016 conference in Sydney.

Article published in Art Libraries Journal, UK, Jan 2016. ‘Escaping the black hole: electronic artist files at two Auckland Art Libraries.’ Catherine Hammond with the assistance of William Hamill, Fine Arts Library, University of Auckland.

Visit to Angela Morton Collection, Takapuna Library hosted by Colleen Christie and Kirsty Webb.

Tim Jones, Librarian, Christchurch Art Gallery, will begin a 6 month VSA placement in Feb 2017 at the Bouganville Library, Papua New Guinea undertaking an oral history project.

Catherine Hammond will travel to art libraries in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane in Dec 2016 with curator Mary Kisler researching the work of painter Frances Hodgkins for an online catalogue raisonne, exhibition and book.