Hello all! This is just a reminder that our quarterly open forum will be held tomorrow, 11/28, at 3p EST/12p PST. Please see the full agenda for further details.
On behalf of the Academic Library Division and Collection Development SIG,
Claire Payne & Lauren Gavin, ALD Moderators
Madison Sullivan, CD SIG Coordinator
Save the date! In partnership with the Collection Development SIG, the Academic Library Division will be hosting its quarterly open forum on Tuesday, November 28th at 3:00pm EST/12:00pm PST. The hour-long open forum will be a discussion centered around the management of serials collections.
Forum topics will include assessing…[Read more]
Thanks all! I’ll respond to the DPLA email to share that they can link to the DOI.
Also, I’m starting more conversations with Amy on handling the Research & Reports page.
I wanted to share that the Digital Public Library of America recently included the SIG’s “Best Practices for Library Exhibitions” in its draft of “Digital Curation Guidelines” (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1utVgnuXg1JJv2mD8v6nlC53tgs9tSvrL/view). Kudos to the SIG on creating and sharing this helpful document!
I wanted to ask if the…[Read more]
Claire Payne replied to the topic Academic Library Division Open Forum – August 8, 2023 in the discussion ARLIS/NA Academic Library Division on ARLISNA Commons 2 months, 3 weeks ago
I have linked notes from the ALD August open forum if you are interested in reviewing what was discussed. Thanks to all who attended!
We are looking forward to seeing everyone at our next Open Forum in November. More details coming soon!
Claire & Lauren
Claire Payne started the topic Ideas/suggestions for ALD Roundtable at the 2024 ARLIS/NA Conference in the discussion ARLIS/NA Academic Library Division on ARLISNA Commons 4 months ago
Dear ALD members,
I hope this finds everyone well!
Your moderators Claire and Lauren are currently working on a proposal for an ALD-led Roundtable at the 2024 ARLIS conference. Per the call for proposals, roundtables are “small, informal group discussions around a common theme or issue.” In our proposal, we will be identifying a topic and…[Read more]
Claire Payne replied to the topic Academic Library Division Open Forum – August 8, 2023 in the discussion ARLIS/NA Academic Library Division on ARLISNA Commons 4 months ago
Happy August! This is just a reminder to join us next week for our Academic Library Division Open Forum—details upthread.
A full agenda is also now available. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!
On behalf of the Academic Library Division,
Claire Payne & Lauren Gavin, Moderators
Claire Payne started the topic Academic Library Division Open Forum – August 8, 2023 in the discussion ARLIS/NA Academic Library Division on ARLISNA Commons 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Save the date! The Academic Library Division will be hosting an open forum on Tuesday, August 8th at 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT. The hour-long open forum will be a discussion centered around the transition from summer to the academic year. Forum topics will include the kinds of work many of us do over the summer, such as collection…[Read more]
Our poster engages a collaboration between Library Instruction and Black Studies/English, examining how we used an interdisciplinary pedagogy to create an environment where students understand themselves as contributors to the disciplines. Over the course of four years, the librarian came to the professor’s courses to provide scaffolded library i…[Read more]
In the words of the late scholar, critic, and artist, bell hooks, “though rarely articulated as such, the camera became in black life a political instrument, a way to resist misrepresentation as well as a means by which alternative images could be produced.” Black librarianship and memory work has been integral to preserving the evidence of thi…[Read more]
Many libraries hold rare book collections and they maintain and explore them with special attention, usually by following international standards. Over time, extensive knowledge has been accumulated about these books. However, the intensity of research on these collections can vary. My library’s rare book project presented here is based on the…[Read more]
This highly recommended, multi-phase collaboration of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)was funded by the NEH, CLIR, Delmas Foundation, and the Gender Justice Fund. In Her Own Right aggregates digitized materials from member institutions and others in the region to tell the story of women activists in the…[Read more]
Launched in 2005, this open-access, online journal provides a forum for scholars, artists, and practitioners to share their work and promote critical dialogue on new media art. The initial edition was created from papers of the New Media Caucus at the College Art Association (CAA) conference.
Produced by UK-based charity Culture24, this is a “whimsical and witty site . . . which showcases curiosities in collections up [and] down the land,” according to Culture24’s former board chair. Serving as a guide to current exhibits and lesser known collections in a wide variety of regional museums and London institutions, the website’s home pag…[Read more]
Maintained and hosted by Princeton University, the Index is a comprehensive database of iconography from the Middle Ages that has been cataloged and indexed to allow users to browse and search images based on subject, location, medium, and other facets. While the Index’s original emphasis on the Western European canon of early Christian art is e…[Read more]
The People’s Graphic Design Archive (PGDA) is a crowd-sourced repository of, by, and for enthusiasts of graphic design. Started by design educator Louise Sandhaus in 2014 to celebrate and make accessible a vast variety of graphic design examples by a range of designers and design collectives, the website launched in September 2022. The project has…[Read more]
The Martin Wong Catalogue Raisonné (MWCR) is a direct access online project that documents the body of work produced by Martin Wong (1946–1999), an artist from the United States who came of age on the West Coast and whose best-known paintings are of life in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Matt Garklavs started the topic Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation-Exhibition Catalogue Giveaway in the discussion ARLIS/NA New York via email on ARLISNA Commons 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Matt Garklavs started the topic Job Opening-Digital Imaging Technician, Pratt Institute Libraries in the discussion ARLIS/NA New York on ARLISNA Commons 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/124990
Job Title: Digital Imaging Technician
Classification: Clerical/Technical, 1.0 FTE
Direct Supervisor: Digital Initiatives Coordinator
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm – Monday thru Friday in person
The Digital Imaging Technician digitizes prints, t…[Read more]
Claire Payne started the topic Notes from Academic Library Division Annual Business Meeting in the discussion ARLIS/NA Academic Library Division on ARLISNA Commons 7 months ago
Good afternoon! Attached are notes from the Division’s May 2 Annual Business Meeting. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in our brainstorming activity.
One highlight I’ll share from the notes: we are excited to have Lauren Gavin on board as our 2023-2024 Vice Moderator. I also want to thank Shoshana Vegh-Gaynor for her…[Read more]
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