Worldwide Books Publication and Electronic Resource Awards 
Worldwide Books is proud to sponsor two annual cash awards that are administered through ARLIS/NA (Art Libraries Society of North America). The awards recognize outstanding print and/or electronic resources produced by individual members of ARLIS/NA. Eligible projects in print format include publications that benefit the profession of art and visual resources librarianship; that result in original scholarship in the literary, musical, architectural or visual arts; or that address aspects of visual and material culture. Eligible electronic projects may be works that improve access to art information and benefit the profession of art and visual resources librarianship, and may include web-based databases and indexes, virtual exhibitions, CD-ROM or DVD products, and publications promoting electronic resources.  
For further information, please visit the ARLIS/NA Web site where eligibility guidelines and application procedures are fully outlined.
We would like to congratulate the author of the winning entry for the 2017 Worldwide Books Award for Publications: 
  • Robert Craig Bunch for The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists (Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series, Volume 17; Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 2016; Worldwide 174617);   

and the winners of the 2017 Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources:

  • Jennifer Wormser et al. for Information Literacy with Elsa Loftis, an online tutorial on



We thank the ARLIS/NA Research Awards Committee for carefully reviewing the nominations and for selecting the winner.