ARLIS MOQ is the Montreal, Ottawa, and Quebec chapter of the Art Libraries Association of North America and was founded in 1987 as the first Canadian chapter. The chapter’s goals are to promote the ideals and ideas of ARLIS/NA in the local and regional context.

Our membership is composed of librarians, archivists, students and curators who work in art libraries, special collections and visual resources.

What we do


We produce a biannual publication, MOQDOC, where we publish articles by our members focusing news on subjects related to art librarianship and archives.


Our main activities include our biannual meetings held in the Fall and Spring, as well as professional development events throughout the year.


ARLIS MOQ members are eligible for professional development awards to cover the costs of membership to ARLIS/NA or travel to the annual conference.


connect with an ever-growing community of librarians, archivists and information professionals

Executive Committee

Who we are

News & Events

Print on the Move, Print Remembered: Projet MOBILIVRE-BOOKMOBILE Project (2001 – 2005)

An Artexte exhibition curated by Hélène Brousseau and Jessica Hébert, with assistance from Alessandra Iavarone January 10 - March 28, 2022 @ Webster Library, Concordia University Off-site exhibition In Webster Library’s vitrines ...

Travel Award and more! Call for applications for Professional Development Awards

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ARLIS/NA/MOQ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARDS 2022 ARLIS/NA/MOQ has the pleasure of informing you about the Professional Development Awards for 2022. All applications must be received by March 1, 2022. ...

Join us for ARLIS/NA MOQ Virtu*l : DEC 10 2021

You are cordially invited to ARLIS/NA MOQ Virtu*l, our second biannual meeting of 2021, which will be held virtually on the morning of Friday, December 10, 2021. The business ...