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• Art Libraries Journal (ALJ)
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• ARLIS/UK & Ireland News-sheet
• ARLIS/UK & Ireland Annual Directory
All This Stuff: Archiving the Artist
Edited by Judy Vaknin, Karyn Stuckey & Victoria Lane.
From their different viewpoints leading artists, archivists and art historians reflect on the ways that artists and archivists deal with ‘all this stuff’ and how artists manage and relate to their own archives. Contributors range from Penelope Curtis (Director of Tate Britain) to artist Bruce McLean to the John Latham Archive archivist who is seeking to catalogue Latham’s work in accordance with the Latham’s theories.
2013 ISBN 9781907471766
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Art Researchers’ Guide to Edinburgh
Edited by Kerry Eldon & Rose Roberto.
The second in our series of Art Researchers’ Guides
2012 ISBN 978-0-9562763-2-2
Price £6.50 (see order form for special pre-publication conference rate)
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• Art Researchers´ Guide to Leeds
Edited by Rose Roberto (ARLIS Publications Committee, 2011).
This handbook describes the major libraries and repositories in Leeds with art and design resources. It will allow you to more fully explore the city, and direct you to the most appropriate libraries and archives to suit your research needs.
Special features include:
• a city-wide map • at-a-glance navigation icons • a time-saving subject index to collections • a peek into each place with full-colour images
2011 ISBN 978-0-9562763-1-5
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(also available from selected shops around Leeds).
• Displays & Exhibitions in Libraries
Edited by Christine Milne and Annamarie McKie (ARLIS Publications Committee, 2009).
Based on the experiences of ARLIS members, this illustrated publication looks at key areas of exhibition creation in a library context from planning to promotion, finance to feedback. Of use to all librarians who wish to make more of their library´s resources and facilities.
2009 ISBN 978-0-9562763-0-8
Price £30 (ARLIS members) or £40 (non-members)
• First steps in archives: a practical guide
Compiled by the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Art Archives Committee
This publication is a straightforward introduction to the key principles of archive work and is designed for anyone whose collections include archive material but who has no formal training in this area. It includes contributions from experienced archivists on the core subjects of acquisitions and appraisal, cataloguing, preservation, reader services and marketing, as well as a glossary of archive terms.
2004 ISBN 0 9519674 9 5 £25.00 to members (£30.00 to non-members)
• Artists’ books: a cataloguers’ manual
Compiled by Maria White, Patrick Perratt and Liz Lawes for the ARLIS/UK & Ireland
This manual is designed for anyone involved in the cataloguing of artists’ books, and takes the cataloguer through each applicable rule from AACR2. The appendices include full examples in MARC 21 and a bibliography. For more information and reviews see the Cataloguing and Classification Committee
2006 ISBN 0 9552445 0 1 (978 095524445 0 6) Out of print
• Art exhibition documentation in libraries: cataloguing guidelines
Compiled by the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Cataloguing and Classification Committee
2000 ISBN 0 9519674 7 9 Out of print
• Trade literature: cataloguing and classification guidelines
Compiled by Bernadette Archer and Kaye Bagshaw for the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Cataloguing and Classification Committee.
These guidelines are designed for anyone whose collections include trade literature, both current and historic. They provide general guidance on cataloguing and classifying these ephemeral resources.
2004 ISBN 0 9519674 8 7. Originally sold as a boxed CD and now available as a PDF to download for free.
• Guidelines on stock disposal
Compiled by the ARLIS Stock Disposal Working Party
How does a library dispose of stock? What should be included in a formal stock disposal policy? This publication considers key questions and outlines criteria for de-selection and retention. The Working Party was chaired by James Bettley, National Art Library and its members were Avril Brody (Liverpool City Libraries), Bob Duckett (Bradford City Libraries), Heather Rowland (then Westminster City Libraries) and Gaye Smith ManchesterMetropolitan University).
2000 ISBN 0 9519674 5 2 (hard copy out of print)
• Art Libraries Journal and ARLIS/UK & Ireland News-sheet Ten-Year Index 1986-1995
Compiled and edited by J.P. Hopson
A comprehensive index to both publications between 1986 and 1995, bringing together
at a glance the articles and features that informed the decade.
2000 ISBN 0 9519674 6 0 £20.00 to all. A companion volume to:
• Art Libraries Journal and ARLIS News-sheet Ten-Year Index
Compiled and edited by J.H. Bowman.
An essential guide to ARLIS’s two major serials, highlighting articles on professional thinking, experience and practice. 1993 ISBN 0 9519674 1 X £8.00 to all
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