Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS), 2000
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), 1994
Purchase College (SUNY), Purchase, NY
PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Head of the Art Library, Librarian rank
Sloane Art Library, University Libraries
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
5/08 – present
Coordinator of Assessment University Libraries University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 10/11- present
Adjunct Professor of Practice, School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Art & Architecture Library Head, Assistant Professor with Continued Appointment, Virginia Tech (July 2011 – May 2008)
Evening Supervisor - Life Science Library The University of Texas at Austin (1/01 – 6/01)
Library Assistant – Monographic Acquisitions Department The University of Texas at Austin (7/99 – 1/00)
Reference Assistant American Craft Council Research Library (6/98 – 6/99)
Library Assistant, Serials Department – The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Thomas J. Watson Research Library (6/97 – 6/98)
AWARDS, GRANTS and DISTINCTIONS
IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant (2014), Principal Investigator – Awarded $497,320 for “Learning from Artists’ Archives: Preparing Next Generation Art Information Professionals through Partnerships with North Carolina Artists’ Archives”. Co-PIs are Dr. Richard Marciano (UNC-SILS), Dr. Carol Magee (UNC-Art and Art History), and JJ Bauer (UNC-Art and Art History). Program partners include UNC’s Department of Art and Art History and the School of Information and Library Science, the University Libraries, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Mint Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Prepares students in the SILS MSLS/MSIS and MAH (Art History) Dual Degree program in the skills and subject expertise they will need to collect and steward contemporary visual artists’ archives and related media-based artworks.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Planning Grant (2013), Co-Principal Investigator – Awarded $55,000 for “Centers of Excellence for Information Services”. PI is Geneva Henry (George Washington University) and co-PIs include Jon Cawthorne (Florida State University), John Culshaw (University of Iowa), José Diaz (The Ohio State University) Susan Fliss (Harvard College), and Joy Kirchner (University of Minnesotta). A one year planning study to investigate the feasibility of and criteria for establishing Centers of Excellence for Information Services.
Artist Support Partners Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation (2012), Principal Investigator – Awarded $12,500 for “Artists’ Studio Archives: Research & Publication” with co-PIs Neal Ambrose-Smith (independent artist and consultant), Dr. Joan Beaudoin (Wayne State), and Eumie Imm-Stroukoff (Georgia O’Keefe Museum Research Center). Funding to support a publication for artists and their assistants on managing and preserving their personal archives. Funds were provided to conduct on-site interviews with archives staff at The Getty, Archives of American Art, and NYU and in-person working meetings.
H.W. Wilson Foundation Research Award (ARLIS/NA), 2012 “Studio Archives: Voices of Living Artists, Their Assistants, and Archivists/Phase II: Artists Working in Digital and Video Media” was awarded $2,200.
ARL Research Library Leadership Fellow (RLLF), 2011-2012 The Research Library Leadership Fellows (RLLF) Program is an executive leadership program designed and sponsored by ARL member libraries that offers an opportunity for development of future senior-level leaders in large research libraries.
UNC Chapel Hill – University Research Council, Small Grant (2009) – Awarded $1,400 for Fireworks, Fire Flowers, Gunpowder Drawings and Explosion Events. Covered the costs associated with an on-site interview and tour at the studio of artist Cai Guo Qiang in New York, NY. The videotaped interview explored issues related to the management of the artist’s personal archives and library.
Virginia Tech – Office of International Affairs (OIA) and the Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED) Mini Grant (2005) The $1,000 award allowed the Art + Architecture Library to process a collection of 612 digital images representing close to 100 buildings and related architectural sites that are regularly visited by students and faculty during Europe Study Abroad programs.
ARLIS/NA Conference Attendance Award, 2004 An award to encourage participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting conference attendance by committee members, chapter officers, and moderators, of divisions, sections, and round tables.
ARLIS/NA Internship Award, Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), 2001 Awarded $1,000 to conduct an internship at The University of Texas at Austin, Architecture and Fine Arts Libraries.
SCHOLARSHIP – Publications
Journal & Grant Reviews
Peer review editor, Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 2009-2013.
Reviewer, Institute for Museum and Library Services, 2014.
Core Competencies and Core Curricula for the Art Library and Visual Resources Professions, compiler and editor. Occasional Paper of ARLIS/NA 15 (2006).
Put the Pieces Together and You Get the Perfect Academic Librarian…or Do You?: What Competency Standards Tell Us About Academic Librarianship in the 21st Century, in The Expert Library: Staffing, Sustaining, and Advancing the Academic Library in the 21st Century. Association of College and Research Libraries, 2010.
Landscape Architecture, in Magazines for Libraries, New York: Bowker, 15th edition (2006) and 17th edition (revised chapter, 2008).
ARLIS/NA Core Competencies for Art Information Professionals, with Sara Harrington and members of the ARLIS/NA Professional Development and Core Competencies Subcommittees, in Core Competencies and Core Curricula for the Art Library and Visual Resources Professions. Occasional Paper of ARLIS/NA 15 (2006): 7-18.
and Competency Issues in the Library Profession: An Annotated Bibliography, in Core Competencies and Core Curricula for the Art Library and Visual Resources Professions. Occasional Paper of ARLIS/NA 15 (2006): 19-34.
Where Visual and Information Literacies Meet: Redesigning Research Skills Teaching and Assessment for Large Art History Survey Courses, Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, with Eva Sclippa, Fall 2014 (forthcoming).
Don’t Fence me in! Reconsidering the Role of the Librarian in a Global Age of Art and Design Research, Art Libraries Journal, v.34:2, 2009: 26-30.
Study Collections of Architectural Drawings, Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, with Brian Shelburne, v.23:2, 2004: 21-26.
Studio Archives: Voices of Living Artists, Their Assistants, and Archivists, presented with Eumie Imm-Stroukoff. Artists’ Records in the Archives Symposium, Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York. October 11-12, 2011. Proceedings: http://www.nycarchivists.org/proceedings
What’s in Your Toolbox? Rethinking User-Centered Research, Eastman IDSA National Education Symposium Proceedings, with Mitzi Vernon, 2006: 9-16.
International Archive of Women in Architecture Newsletter, Blacksburg, VA: International Archive of Women in Architecture, University Libraries Special Collections Dept., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, co-editor with Kay Edge, nos.14-15, fall 2002 and 2003.
Library Support for Study Abroad and Distance Education Programs, Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) News, with Janine Henri, v.36:5, 2007: 44.
Review of The Life & the Work: Art and Biography, edited by Charles G. Salas, ARLIS/NA Reviews, 2008: http://www.arlisna.org/resources/reviews/2008/04/Salas.pdf.
Everywhere You Look, review of Toothpicks & Logos: Design in Everyday Life by John Heskett, Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 22:1, 2003: 57.
ARLIS/NA 2004 Art/Architecture Librarians and Visual Resources Professionals Compensation Survey, ARLIS/NA Online Publication, with Kathrin Dodds, 2005. http://www.arlisna.org/resources/onlinepubs/compensation.pdf.
SCHOLARSHIP – Presentations
International Organizations: Presentations
Don’t Fence Me In! Reconsidering the Role of the Librarian in a Global Age of Art and Design Research. Art Libraries Section of the International Federation of Library Associations, World Library and Information Congress, Quebec City, August 10, 2008. (Also published in IFLA’s conference proceedings.)
National Organizations: Presentations and Speeches
A Mixed-Methods Approach to Questionnaire Development: Understanding Students’ Interpretations of Library Survey Questions, with Alisa Rod. Library Assessment Conference 2014. August 2014 (proposal accepted)
Don’t Just Collect the Data! Closing the Loop with User Surveys, with Eric Ackermann, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, and Elizabeth Edwards. Library Assessment Conference 2014. August 2014 (proposal accepted)
The Ithaka S+R Local Surveys of Students and Faculty across Different Institutional Contexts, with Roger Schonfeld, Andrew Asher. Library Assessment Conference 2014. August 2014 (proposal accepted)
Art Unbound: A Cross-Departmental Collaboration to Develop Policies and Procedures for the Self-Submission of Born-Digital MFA Art Theses in the Carolina Digital Repository. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Annual Conference, poster session with Anne Gilliland and Jill Sexton. May 3, 2014.
Supporting the Changing Practices of Art Historians. ARLIS/NA Conference session, with Matthew Long,
Roger Schonfeld, and Sandra Brooke. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Annual Conference. May 2, 2014.
An Exploration of the “Center of Excellence”Model for Information Services. CNI 2014 Spring Membership Meeting, presented with Geneva Henry, José Diaz, Susan Fliss, and Joy Kirchner. April 1, 2014.
Artists’ Studio Archives: an exploration of personal archiving, preservation, and legacy. Emerging Issues in E-Science Webinar, with Joan Beaudoin. 2014 E-Science Institute, March 20, 2014.
Being in Two Places at Once: Meeting Increased Faculty Research Instruction Requests by Leveraging Sakai Tools for both Online and On-Campus Courses, with Caroline Eckardt. LAUNC-CH Annual Conference. March 10, 2014.
Taking it to the Next Level: Professional Development for Mid-career Art Librarians, ARLIS/NA Webinar, with Stacy Brinkman and Emilee Matthews (moderator). January 17, 2014.
ASERL Member’s Experiences with SharedShelf. Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) webinar, presented with Professor JJ Bauer. March 7, 2013. http://vimeo.com/61353499
Passionate About History and the Making of History: in Situ Dialogues with Artists and their Assistants about Studio Archive. Personal Digital Archiving Conference, February 21-22, 2013.
Paving the Way for an Uncertain Future: Teaching Art Information Management in the 21st Century (organizer of panel and speaker for the 2011 VRA +ARLIS/NA Conference)
Fireworks, Fire Flowers, Gunpowder Drawings and Explosion Events – A View Into the Archive of Living Artist Cai Guo-Qiang (paper presented on the panel Documenting Now: Living Artists and their Archives) Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 38th Annual Conference, Boston, MA. April 24, 2010.
We Have E-Journals Too! Poster presentation. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 35th Annual Conference, Denver, CO. May 2, 2008.
Integrating Theory into Practice, paper presented on my behalf by Sarah Carter (presented for the session: Backpack to Briefcase: Life After Library School). Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 35th Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. April 27, 2007.
Core Competencies for Art Information Professionals: Revisions, Applications and Future Directions, poster presented on my behalf by Sara Harrington and Angelica Moyes. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 35th Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. April 29, 2007.
What’s in Your Toolbox? Rethinking User-Centered Research, presented with Mitzi Vernon (presented for the session: Design Research Tools: Past, Present and Future). Industrial Designer’s of America (IDSA) National Conference and Education Symposium, Austin, TX. September 19, 2006.
Collaborating to Connect:Students and Faculty Connecting to Library Resources From Abroad (paper presented for the panel: Architecture Libraries and Schools of Architecture: Real Collaboration for Student Success). Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) 94th Annual Meeting and Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) 28th Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. March 31, 2006. (Presented twice, to both ACSA and AASL.)
Finding Your “Inner Ham” and Other Tales of Academic Librarianship (paper presented for the panel: Gen X or Just Gen? So You Want to Work with Art Information). Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 33rd Annual Conference. Houston, TX. April 5, 2005.
The 2004-2005 Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Internship Award (speaker). Conference Convocation. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 33nd Annual Conference, Houston, TX, April 3, 2005.
Establishing Core Competencies in Art Library and Visual Resources Professions (panel presentation). Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 32nd Annual Conference. New York, NY. April 18, 2004.
The 2003-2004 Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Internship Award (speaker). Conference Convocation. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 32nd Annual Conference, New York, NY. April 15-20, 2004.
The 2002-2003 Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Internship Award (speaker). Conference Convocation. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 31st Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. March 20-26, 2003.
Classroom Odyssey: Teaching Adventures in the Art Library and Cyberspace (session recorder). Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 29th Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA. March 29-April 4, 2001. http://www.arlisna.org/news/conferences/2001/proceedings/session_9.htm.
Local, Regional and State Organizations
Cycles of Learning: Innovation Through Assessment, with Madeline Veitch. LAUNC-CH Research Forum. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. May 10th, 2011.
Studio Archives: Voices of Living Artists, Their Assistants, and Archivists, with Eumie Imm-Stroukoff. Artists’ Records in the Archives Symposium, Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York. October 11-12, 2011.
UNC-CH Presentations (selected)
UNC University Libraries
Invited speaker on panel, Visualizing Copyright: Debunking Open Access and Copyright Myths; Open Access Week; UNC Wilson Library, sponsored by Open Access Committee. Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Oct. 18, 2010.
UNC Center for Faculty Excellence Courses
“Teaching with Visual Media” and “Visual Media in the Classroom”, taught with Winifred Metz (fall 2009, spring 2010, fall 2010, spring 2011)
“Tools for Creating and Managing Your Own Digital Image Teaching Collection”, taught with JJ Bauer (fall 2010)
SERVICE – Professional Organizations
International Organizations: Offices Held
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) Executive Board
Secretary, 9/04 -10/06.
Honorary Advisor, 10/02 – 9/04.
Ex Officio, 8/01 -10/02.
National Organizations: Committee Appointments
American Library Association (ALA)
Committee Intern, ALA Office for Human Resource Development & Recruitment (HRDR) Advisory Committee, 2006-2007.
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
Nominating Committee, Member (3/13 – 5/14)
Member, Professional Development Committee, 5/08 – 4/11.
Chair, Education Subcommittee, 5/08 – 4/11.
Member, Nominating Committee, 5/08 – 5/09.
Executive Board Member, South Regional Representative, 4/05 – 4/07.
Executive Board Liaison, Standards Committee, 4/05 – 4/07.
Executive Board Liaison, Professional Development Committee, 4/05 – 4/07.
Secretary, Architecture Section, 4/04 – 4/06.
Column Editor, ARLIS/NA Update – Architecture Section Column, 4/05 – 4/07.
Chair, Professional Development Committee, 3/03 – 4/05.
Chair, Core Competencies Subcommittee 7/03 – 4/05.
Member, Professional Development Committee 3/01 – 4/05.
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
Statistics & Assessment Committee – Task Force on Facilities, Member (5/12-4/13)
National Organizations: Consulting
A Landscape Architecture Digital Repository: Recommendations (report presented to the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Keywords Committee). August 2003.
National Library Organizations: Surveys
Compensation of Art Librarians and Visual Resources Professionals in Canada and the United States (online survey), with Kathrin Dodds. December, 2004
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Core Competencies Survey (online survey). April 16th- May 7th 2004.
Local Library Organizations: Committees
LAUNC-CH Board (Librarians Association of UNC Chapel Hill) Professional Welfare Committee, Chair (9/10 – 7/11)
LAUNC-CH Board (Librarians Association of UNC Chapel Hill) Publications Committee, Chair (8/09- 9/10)
Local Library Organizations: Surveys
Professional Development Support Survey (UNC Libraries, unpublished), with the LAUNC-CH Professional Welfare Committee, March 2011.
SERVICE – Academic Institutions
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Committee, Task Force and Team Appointments
Creation (Maker) Spaces Group (university-wide), Member (6/13 – present)
Intellectual Life Committee, Invited Member (9/10 – present)
Arts & Humanities Collections Team, Chair (4/14 – present)
Assessment Team, Chair (11/12 – present)
Dream, Design, Build Working Group, Member (6/13 – present)
Innovation Grant Fund Task Force, Member (3/10 – present)
Data Management Committee, Member (7/13 – present)
UNC Chapel Hill – Past
Arts & Humanities Collections Team, Vice-Chair (4/10 – 3/14)
Digital Scholarship Librarian Search Committee, Member (7/13 – 12/13)
Strategic Planning Facilitation Team, Member (4/12 – 4/13)
Administrative Council, Invited Member during ARL Fellowship (12/10-10/12)
User Feedback & Assessment Committee, Chair (8/11-present); Co-chair (8/09 – 7/11); Member (8/08 – 7/09)
Scholarly Communications Committee, Member (7/11-6/12)
Public Art Committee, Member (7/08 – 6/12)
Search Committee, Associate Director of Library Development, Chair (8/10 – 5/11)
Search Committee, Director of the Undergraduate Library, Chair (4/10 – 6/10)
Appointment and Promotion Committee, Co-chair (7/10-7/11); Member (8/09-7/10)
Digital Collections Subcommittee, Member (6/10 – 3/11)
Search Committee, Head of Special Collections Research and Instructional Services, Member (6/09 – 11/09)
Budget Planning & Strategic Planning Task Force, Member (3/09 – 5/10)
Branch Libraries Loan Rules Task Force, Member (11/08 – 10/09)
Collection Development Council, Member (8/08 – 9/10)
University Library Space Planning Task Force, Member (7/08 – 10/10)
Virginia Tech (selected)
Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies (Virginia Tech), University Libraries Representative (2002-2005)
Curriculum Committee, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ex-officio (2001 – 2008)
Recognition Awards Committee, Member (2008)
2nd Floor Newman Library Renovations Team, University Libraries, Member (3/07-5/08)
Library Faculty Association, University Libraries, President (2007-2008), Vice President/President Elect (2006-2007), Senior Trustee (2005-2006)
Faculty Affairs Committee, University Libraries (Virginia Tech), Chair (2005-2007), Member (2005)
Mentoring Committee, Member (6/07-5/08)
Branches Team, Leader (8/06- 2/07)
Digital Image Repository Task Force, Leader (8/04 – 5/05), Member (3/04 – 8/04)
Digital Repository Team, Leader (5/03 – 8/04)
National Organizations & Chapters
American Library Association (ALA), 1999 – 2001, 2005 – 2008
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), 2005 – 2007.
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), 1999 – present.
Southeast Chapter, 2008 – present.
DC-Maryland-Virginia Chapter, 2002 – 2007.
New York Chapter, 1997 – 1998.
Texas-Mexico Chapter, 1999 – 2001.
Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL), 2001 – 2007.
Additional Workshops Taken (selected)
We’re Here to Help: An Introduction to NEH Funding Opportunities for Digital Projects. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Annual Conference (2014)
World War II Provenance Research: Methods and Resources. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Annual Conference (2014)
Hackathon: Tackling Real-World Collection Challenges with Digital Forensics Tools and Methods. Wilson Library, UNC. Sponsored by SILS, the Open Planets Foundation, and the United States Library of Congress (6/3/13-6/5/13)
Caring for Digital Materials: Preventing a Digital Dark Age, Certificate of Completion. Heritage Preservation. The National Institute for Conservation (2013). http://www.connectingtocollections.org/courses/caring-for-digital-materials/
Cognitive Interviewing daylong workshop, taught by Gordon Willis (National Cancer Institute). The Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, March 30, 2012.
Mass Media daylong workshop for members of the University Library’s Administrative Council, taught by School of Journalism faculty, UNC Chapel Hill, July 27, 2011.
Getting Started with Learning Outcomes Assessment: Purposes, Practical Options, and Impact (Megan Oakleaf, iSchool, Syracuse University), Library Assessment Conference, October 27, 2010.
ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Program, Teacher Track, Colorado Springs, CO, August 2 – 7, 2002.