Save the Date for the ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley chapter meeting October 11-12!

Join the ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley chapter Thursday evening for a tour at Columbus College of Art & Design Packard Library and dinner at Schokko Cafe at the Columbus Museum of Art. Friday will include the meeting and events at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.

Dates: Thursday and Friday, October 11 & 12, 2018

Location: Columbus, Ohio at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

*NEW event* We will be hosting our first silent auction this year! Interested in donating to the silent auction? Please fill out the donation form by September 27, 2018:

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OV Photos from the NYC ARLIS/NA Annual Conference

Here are some Ohio Valley photos from the annual conference (thanks, Stefanie!):

Congratulations to Stefanie Hilles, Recipient of the 2018 Travel Award!

We are pleased to announce Stefanie Hilles, Arts and Humanities Librarian at Miami University, as the recipient of the ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley Spring Travel Award. Congratulations, Stefanie!


Alison Huftalen, Head Librarian, Toledo Museum of Art

Heather Saunders, Director of Ingalls Library, The Cleveland Museum of Art

Travel Awards Committee

Last chance to apply for the Spring Travel Award

This is your last chance to apply for the Spring Travel Award.  Deadline has been extended to 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning (Jan. 12).

Please do consider applying as the award can offset any costs of your trip to ARLIS/NA.

ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley is accepting applications for our Spring 2018 Travel Award. If you are an art librarian or library student living in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, or western Pennsylvania, you can apply for a $250 grant to help defray the costs of attending the 2018 ARLIS/NA 46th Conference, February 25 – March 1, 2018, in New York, N.Y.  Interested ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley chapter members should follow the application procedures below and send as PDF attachments to Alison Huftalen ( and Heather Saunders ( by January 11, 2018. The winner will be notified no later than January 12, 2018.

Not a member? Visit the ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley Chapter blog at to join! Our professional membership costs $25 per year and our student membership is free with proof of ARLIS/NA membership. Memberships span the calendar year from January 1 to December 31.


  1. Letter of application to the TravelAward Committee addressing any relevant award criteria; indicating how you will benefit from or contribute to the conference; and specifying any available travel funding from your institution.
  2. A current resume.

2018 ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley Travel Award Committee:

Alison Huftalen, Toledo Museum of Art
Phone: 419-255-8000 x7386

Heather Saunders, Cleveland Museum of Art
Phone: 216-707-2538