Monday, December 17, 2012

Our New PayPal Feature is Live!

We have now set up the ability to renew your membership or join the chapter online with your credit or debit cards, or through your PayPal account. We have also added a donate button at the bottom of the site if you would like to make a gift to the ARLIS/NA-NC Ann Gilbert Travel Award Fund, give to the Welcome Party Fund, or just make a general donation to the chapter.

If you prefer to submit your payment via postal mail, please fill out the Membership Form.

Thank you for your continued support!

Sarita Hinojos
Incoming Chair
ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter


Friday, December 14, 2012

Photos from Fall 2012 Meeting at San Francisco State University

Photos from our Fall meeting can be viewed here. A big thank you to Darlene Tong from San Francisco State University's J. Paul Leonard Library for working with us to plan the tour. Attendees had the opportunity to see many aspects of the recently renovated library, including the new home for the Sutro Library, a branch of the California State Library that contains a wealth of genealogical resources and rare books. More details about the award-winning renovation are here. Thanks to all who attended!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

RSVP! Fall Meeting - November 16, 2012


Greetings,

Please join us on Friday, November 16 for the ARLIS/NA-Northern California Chapter’s Fall Business Meeting at San Francisco State University’s newly remodeled Leonard Library. SF State librarian, Darlene Tong, has organized several very exciting tours of the library, the Sutro library, and the special collections. If you plan on attending, please RSVP by Friday, November 9 by emailing leiaycasey@gmail.com.

For lunch, Darlene will make reservations at SF State’s Vista Room. If you would like to join us, please let me know in your RSVP and bring $15 cash/check.

Hope to see you there!

Leia Casey
ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter Chair

ARLIS / Northern California Fall Meeting Agenda
November 16, 2012, 9:30 - 3:15
Leonard Library, San Francisco State University


9:30- 10:00am         Coffee & Refreshments, Library Events Rm 121
10:00- 11:00am       ARLIS business meeting
11:00- 12:00pm       Building Project talk/ Library Building Tour
12:15- 1:15pm           Lunch at the Vista Room, $15
1:30- 2:30pm           Tour: Sutro Library
2:30- 3:15pm           Tour: SF State’s Special Collections Reading Rm


SF State Campus directions/parking info:

BART to Daly City – free shuttles to campus – take shuttle to Creative Arts (1st) stop, not Winston Dr/Library Annex (former temporary location). http://www.sfsu.edu/~parking/directions/
                                       
Park on campus for $6/day in Lot 20 on State Drive, off Lake Merced Blvd. http://www.sfsu.edu/~parking/text/parking.html

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Fall Meeting - Save the Date!


Greetings!

It’s that time of year again! Join us on Friday, November 16 for the fall meeting of the ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter.

We’ll be meeting at San Francisco State University’s newly renovated J. Paul Leonard Library. As usual, we will meet for morning refreshments with a meeting, lunch, and tours to follow.

We will have more details shortly, so please stay tuned!
 

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Minutes from Spring 2012 Chapter Meeting


The meeting minutes for the Spring 2012 Chapter meeting at Mills College are here. This was a joint meeting with the Visual Resources Association (VRA), Northern California Chapter.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Photos from Spring 2012 Meeting in Oakland at Mills College

You can now view photos from our Spring 2012 joint meeting with the Visual Resource Association's Northern California Chapter at Mills College. A sincere thank you goes out to those who attended! It was a beautiful day to explore the campus and see the Book Art facilities, architectural highlights, and the F.W. Olin Library's Special Collections. Link to photos:

http://tinyurl.com/VRAARLIS

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Northern California Chapter 2012 Members List

The following list represents individuals who have paid their Northern California Chapter membership dues through December 31st, 2012. The list was created so that members/potential members for 2012 are aware of their current status. If for any reason you'd like us to remove your name from this public listing, please contact Greg Borman, Secretary/Treasurer, ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter, at bormang2@gmail.com. Thank you for your interest in and support of our Chapter! 


Greg Borman, Metadata Department, Stanford University
Nensi Brailo, California College of the Arts
Abby Bridge, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Eugenie Candau, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (retired)
R.E. Carsch, Consultant/Librarian
Leia Casey, Mills College
Caroline Caviness, ARTstor
Kate Connell, City College of San Francisco
Lisa Conrad, Innovative Interfaces
Abby Dansiger, Academy of Art University
Anna Fishaut, Art & Architecture Library, Stanford University
Jaye Fishel, San Jose State University alumna
Liz Ginno, University Libraries, CSU East Bay
Gretchen Good, Art, Music and Recreation Department, San Francisco Public Library
Nina Hagiwara, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
Sarita Hinojos, San Jose State University MLIS candidate
Dayna Holz, Berkeley Public Library
Hope Johnson, Academy of Art University
Mary V. Marsh, John Adams Campus Library, City College of San Francisco
Carrie McDade, Sonoma State University
Danelle Moon, Special Collections & Archives, San Jose State University
Christina Moretta, SF History Center, San Francisco Public Library
Eileen Peifer, San Jose State University alumna
Barbara Rominski, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Beth Shippey, Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Kay Teel, Metadata Department, Stanford University
Darlene Tong, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
Lisa Velarde, Menlo College & College of San Mateo
Julian D. Woodruff, Crocker Art Museum

Friday, April 20, 2012

Spring Meeting Update

Please note the slight change in schedule. There will be an emergency drill at 1:00pm. Shortly after, we will join Karen Fiene, Mills College Architect, for a tour of the campus.

If you plan on attending, please email me at leiaycasey@gmail.com.


ARLIS/NA-NC and VRA Joint Meeting- Spring 2012
Friday, April 27
Mills College Library- Heller Rare Book Room

9:30 – 10:00 am Coffee and Pastries in the Library’s Heller Room
10:00 am Call to Order/ VRA will meet in the Seminar Room for their Business meeting
10:15 am VRA rejoins ARLIS. Report from ARLIS Annual in Toronto/ VRA Conference
10:30 am Round table discussion
11:00 – 11:15 am Break
11:15 – 12:00 pm Tour of Mills Books Arts Press
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch in the Mills College Dining Hall
1:00 pm Campus Emergency Drill
1:15 – 2:15 pm Mills College Architectural Tour with the College Architect, Karen Feine
2:15 – 3:15 pm Highlights of the Special Collections Tour- Heller Room


Transportation and Directions: Directions: http://www.mills.edu/directions/. Parking will be free. Please ask for a parking pass from the security officer at the front gate. I suggest parking along Richards Road or in the lot behind the Lokey Graduate School of Business. Here’s the Mills Campus Map. On the map, the library is listed as “F.W. Olin Library” at #31.

I’m organizing a Bart station Carpool pick-up from Macarthur Bart (12 minute drive to Mills) with two pick up times, 9:15 and 9:30am. If you’d like a ride from the Bart Station or if you’d like to volunteer to pick up some attendees at Bart, please email me (leiaycasey@gmail.com ). Let me know if you have any questions!

Hope to see you there!

--
Leia Casey, MLIS
ARLIS/NA-Northern California- Chapter Chair

Reference Librarian
Mills College
Oakland, CA

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Spring Meeting- April 27, 2012

I'm just about to take off for the Annual ARLIS Conference in Toronto. Before I start packing, here's the information for our local chapter's spring meeting!

Co-hosted by the Visual Resource Association (VRA) Nor. Cal., the meeting will take place at the Mills College’s F.W. Olin Library. If you plan on attending, please RSVP by April 20 by emailing leiaycasey@gmail.com.

Agenda (Tentative)

9:30 – 10:00 am Coffee and Pastries in the F.W. Olin Library- Heller Room
10:00 am Call to Order/ VRA will meet in the Seminar Room for their Business meeting
10:15 am VRA rejoins ARLIS. Report from ARLIS Annual in Toronto/ VRA Conference
10:30 am Round table discussion
11:00 – 11:15 am Break
11:15 – 12:45 pm Tour of Mills College Book Arts Gallery
12:45 – 2:00 pm Lunch in the Mills College Founders Hall. $8 per person.
2:00 – 2:45 pm Highlights of the Special Collections Tour- Heller Room
2:45 – 3:00 pm Mills College Architectural Tour with the College Architect, Karen Feine


Transportation and Directions:
Directions: http://www.mills.edu/directions/.
Parking will be free. Ask for a parking pass from the security officer at the front gate.

I’m organizing a Bart station Carpool pick-up from Macarthur Bart (12 minute drive to Mills) with two pick up times, 9:15 and 9:30am. If you’d like a ride from the Bart Station or if you’d like to volunteer to pick up some attendees at Bart, please email me (leiaycasey@gmail.com) .


Best,


Leia Casey, Chair

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Save the Date -- ARLIS-NC Spring Meeting!

You are invited to join us at our spring meeting! This April, we are hosting a joint meeting with the Visual Resources Association (VRA) Northern California Chapter. The meeting will be held Friday, April 27, 2012 at Mills College Library in Oakland, CA in the Elinor Raas Heller Rare Book Room (Rm 115). Janice Braun, special collections librarian, has kindly agreed to give us a tour featuring highlights from the Mills Special Collections.


Mills College Library: http://www.mills.edu/academics/library/index.php

Elinor Raas Heller Rare Book Room: http://www.mills.edu/academics/library/special_collections/index.php


**More information about the meeting is to follow, so please stay tuned!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Annual Report 2011

I sent the ARLIS/NA-Northern California Chapter's annual report to the national organization last week. Click the title above to check it out!

-Leia Casey, Chair

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Ann Gilbert Travel Award

Leia Casey, chapter chair, has been awarded the Ann Gilbert Travel Award. The award is given to chapter officers to help them attend the annual ARLIS/NA Annual Conference. This year, Leia will be headed to Toronto, Ontario!