About us

Art Libraries Society of North America/Ohio Valley is a spirited group of art + design information professionals and students who live, work, and/or study in the Ohio River Valley region of the US: Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. We are a regional chapter of a larger, national organization: Art Libraries Society of North America.


Generally speaking, members of ARLIS/NA-OV specialize in ItsNiceThatart + design information, in digital and print format as well as information services. Our clientele are people who seek the info, resources, and services we provide, primarily in information environments that specialize in art + design.

Our student members are individuals enrolled in programs around our region who have an interest and/or background in art + design and desire to work in an environment that specializes in art + design information.