Monday, December 16, 2013

2014-2015 Election Results

The ARLIS/NA-NC 2014-2015 election results are in! 

Dayna Holz was unanimously elected as Vice-Chair/Chair Elect of the Northern California Chapter. Dayna is Art & Music Librarian at the Berkeley Public Library, and a second-time chapter officer. Mary Wegmann, a new member of the chapter, was unanimously elected as Secretary/Treasurer. Mary is Assistant Librarian/Interim Library Director at the Gellert Library at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California. Both Dayna and Mary bring a valuable combination of professional experience and a desire to see the chapter continue to thrive and grow under their leadership. 

Please join me in welcoming Dayna and Mary to their new officer positions. Congratulations to you both!  

Sarita Janich 
Outgoing Chair, ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter

Monday, December 2, 2013

Fall Chapter Meeting Photos

Hello Everyone,

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! Thanks again to everyone who attended our fall meeting on November 15th at California College of the Arts (CCA) and San Francisco Center for the Book (SFCB). We had excellent member turnout, which I am happy to report included several new faces. Overall, I think that the meeting was a resounding success!

Photos of the meeting can be viewed on our Facebook page


Sarita Janich, Outgoing Chair

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Fall Meeting - November 15, 2013

Please join us for our fall meeting at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts (CCA) on Friday, November 15, 2013. We will meet at 8:30 am in the Simpson Library for coffee and refreshments. After our business meeting and discussions, we will walk over to the San Francisco Center for the Book (SFCB) where we will be treated to a tour from 10-11 am. We will then head back to CCA for a tour of the Simpson Library and its industrial designer archive collection. The tours will be followed by lunch at one of the nearby restaurants and an optional visit to the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.

CCA Simpson Library is located at 1111 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 on the first floor. 
Visitor parking and public transportation directions can be found here

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Sarita Janich (Chair) or Lauren MacDonald (Secretary/Treasurer, acting Vice-Chair) by November 1st.

We hope to see you there!

Monday, July 8, 2013

Spring 2013 Meeting Minutes

The meeting minutes for the spring 2013 chapter meeting at the San Francisco Airport Aviation Museum & Library can be accessed here. Photos of the meeting can be found on our Facebook page.

Thanks again to everyone who attended the meeting!

Monday, April 22, 2013

Please RSVP! Spring Meeting - May 24, 2013

Here's the information for our local chapter's spring meeting!
Co-hosted by the Visual Resource Association (VRA) Northern California Chapter, the meeting will take place at the Aviation Museum & Library, San Francisco International Airport.

* Please note: Due to limited space, we will only be able to accommodate the first 25 people that RSVP for the meeting. If you plan on attending, please RSVP by May 3 by emailing or
Agenda (Tentative)
8:30 – 9:00 am Sign in - Meet and greet with coffee and pastries in the Main Hall
9:00 – 9:30 am Call to Order - VRA will meet in the Reading Room for their Business meeting
9:30 am VRA rejoins ARLIS
9:30 – 9:45 am Report from ARLIS Annual in Pasadena/VRA Conference, Round table discussion
9:45– 10:00 am Break
10:00____  Aviation Museum Tour with Librarian, Julie Takata

Lunch in the pre-security International Terminal, Main Hall South Food Court (near Boarding Area A) and self guided exploration of the SFO Museum exhibitions will follow the tour for those interested in attending.
Transportation and Directions:
Located pre-security on the Departures Level of the International Terminal Main Hall, no airline ticket required.

Driving Directions:

Public Transportation:

Take the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART line to the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) station. From BART, take the AirTrain “Red Line” to the International Terminal. Take the escalator down one floor to the Departures level.

Hope to see you there!

Sarita Hinojos, MLIS

ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter Chair

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Spring Meeting - Save the Date

Please Save the Date!
Join us on Friday, May 24 for the spring meeting of the ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter. After a successful joint meeting last year with the Visual Resources Association (VRA) Northern California Chapter, we've decided to join forces again this spring!

We'll be meeting at the San Francisco Airport (SFO) Aviation Museum and 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!

Ann Gilbert Travel Award

Sarita Hinojos, 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. Next week, Sarita will be headed to Pasadena for her very first conference!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Minutes from Fall 2012 Chapter Meeting

The meeting minutes for the Fall 2012 Chapter meeting at San Francisco State University's newly renovated J. Paul Leonard Library can be accessed here.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

2013-2014 Election Results!

It is my pleasure to announce that our ARLIS/NA-NC 2013-2014 election results are in! Carrie McDade, currently Instruction & Outreach Librarian at Sonoma State University, was elected as Vice Chair/Chair-Elect, and Lauren MacDonald, Instruction Librarian and Art History & Art Appreciation Instructor at Reedley College, was elected as Secretary/Treasurer. Both Carrie and Lauren bring valuable art and library instruction and outreach experience as well as a passion for the fine arts, which will surely prove to be valuable assets for our chapter. Please join me in welcoming Carrie and Lauren to their new officer positions. Congratulations to you both!

Sarita Hinojos
Incoming Chair, ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter