Tuesday, 10 April 2012

An Introduction to Art and Design Reference Resources event in Leeds - May 1st 2012

The Students & Trainees Committee is pleased to announce it will be holding the popular event 'An Introduction to Art and Design Reference Resources' at the Art Library, Leeds Central Library on Tuesday 1st May 2012. The workshop is for those new to the world of art librarianship, or those wishing to update their skills in art and design enquiry work. The day features presentations from leading art librarians, who will provide up-to-date information on the key print and electronic resources and strategies for effective research enquiry work.

There is a significant practical element to the day, including hands-on computer training, allowing delegates to put into practice the skills and knowledge acquired on the day. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Art Library Leeds Central Library is included. It is a great chance to meet fellow colleagues, trainees or students and will be the Committee's first event held in Leeds.

Highlights of the day, which follow a similar programme to the recent event held in London are:

Enquiry work in an art and design museum - Bernadette Archer, National Art Library
Visual Resources Enquiry Work in an Academic Environment - Victoria Brown, Oxford University
Enquiry referral work: specialist sources & practical session - Yamuna Ravindran
Supporting students with Dyslexia in art and design enquiry work - Andrew Callen, Salford University

The costs are:

ARLIS members £77

ARLIS students/unwaged £38

Non-ARLIS members £97

Non-ARLIS students/unwaged £48

Please see the ARLIS website or the ARLIS News-sheet for further details and to find a booking form, and complete and return the form by 27th April to book a place.
We hope to see you there!


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