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Thursday, May 13 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Poster Finissage: Meet the Poster Presenters

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This special event is a live Q&A opportunity with all of the poster presenters.  

Did you know that the word "Finissage" is a play on the French word "Vernissage" - meaning an art exhibition opening? Finissage is used in Montreal to refer to the closing of an art exhibition.

Read up on the history of the expression Vernissage by following this link:
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vernissage

LIST OF POSTERS AND PRESENTERS

Mapping a Transcendent Life: Using ArcGIS Storymaps to Showcase the Public Art, Monuments, and Murals of Muhammad Ali
Courtney Baron, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville

A Visual History of Quebec's CEGEP Libraries and Other Religious and Civic Building Conversions
Susan Bissonnette, Librarian for Information Services, Vanier College (CEGEP)

The Francis Bedford Archive: Nineteenth-Century Architectural Photography in England and Wales
Claralyn Burt, Digital Collections Specialist, Gonzaga University

The Sistine Chapel and the Panama Canal: Energy and Memory in Handmade Artists’ Books
Amanda Clark, Library Director, Whitworth University

The Information Literacy Course in Canadian MFA Programs
Sandra Cowan, Fine Arts Librarian, University of Lethbridge
Marissa Rocca, Student Learning and Engagement Librarian, Grande Prairie College

Every Subject Heading on 100 West Hastings St.
Ana Diab, Collections, Reference + Instruction Librarian, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Assessing the Impact of Covid-19 on the Use of Art Print and Ebooks at an Academic Library
Mary Anne Dyer, Metadata Catalog Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University
Emily Davis Winthrop, Art Collections Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University

Pivoting in a Pandemic: Exploring the Art Book and Building Community in a Virtual Speaker Series
Jessica Evans Brady, Research & Collections Librarian, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University
Shalimar Fojas White, Herman and Joan Suit Librarian, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University

If You Can Write, You Can Draw! How I Reconnected with My Love of Drawing During the Pandemic
Jacqueline Fleming, Visual Literacy and Resources Librarian, Indiana University-Bloomington

Creating Accessible Academic Information for All with Wikipedia Editing in Undergraduate Art History Courses
Anna Harper, Fine and Performing Arts Librarian, California State University, Sacramento
Rachel Miller, Art History, California State University, Sacramento
Channing Corbin, B.A. Art History, Student, California State University, Sacramento

Job Sharing during Times of Crisis
Yuki Hibben, Interim Head of Special Collections and Archives & Curator of Books and Art, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries

A Call for Connection and Collaboration in Information Literacy Instruction for Studio Arts
Ashley Huot, MLIS candidate at the University of Alberta with a background in studio arts, art education, and community development, University of Alberta (MLIS candidate)

Leveraging Research and Information Management (RIM) Systems in Support of Art and Architecture Faculty
Megan Macken, Digital Scholarship Librarian, Liaison to Art, Art History & Graphic Design, Oklahoma State University

The Kress Digital Archive: Collaboration, Context, and Connections
Shannon Morelli, Archivist, National Gallery of Art

Scan This to See a Cat: A Pilot for Digital Image Collections Outreach around Campus
Maggie Murphy, Visual Art & Humanities Librarian, UNC Greensboro
Brown Biggers, IT Operations Manager, UNC Greensboro

“Could We Work with the Library on This?”: Strategies for Increasing Departmental Engagement as a New Art Liaison Librarian
Claire Payne, Web Services and Data Librarian and Liaison to the Department of Art, Stony Brook University Libraries

Fresh Faces, Sticky Fingers: Public Programming at the Walker Art Center Library
Jennifer Riestenberg, Assistant Librarian, Walker Art Center

Virtual Teaching Collections on the Getty Research Portal: Digital Access Across Institutions
Megan Sallabedra, Research Associate, Getty Research Institute

Converging Fields: Connecting Creative Students to Information Literacy through Art and Design Pedagogies
Virginia Seymour, Research and Instruction Librarian, Savannah College of Art and Design

New Approaches to Embedded Librarianship with Interior Design during the Time of COVID-19
Leah Sherman, Visual & Performing Arts Librarian, Florida State University

Roadblocks to Assessing Arts Collections for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Madison Sullivan, Fine & Performing Arts Librarian, University of Washington

Changing the Arts Canon Through Curated BIPOC Research Guides
Aubree Tillett, Arts & Design Librarian Intern, University of Minnesota Libraries
Deborah Ultan, Arts & Design Librarian, University of Minnesota Libraries

Welcome to the Black Art Library
Asmaa Walton, Founder, Black Art Library

Scaffolding Business Research Design Instruction for Art and Design Students
Andrew Wang, Art and Architecture Librarian, University of Oregon

Finding Our Way: Improving Discoverability of Native American and Indigenous Materials
Alice Whiteside, Head, Sloane Art Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Monica Figueroa, Interim Librarian for Inclusive Excellence, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Interpreting Desires: The Experiences of Artists in Archives
Lulu Zilinskas, Recent MLIS graduate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill







Moderators
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Gwen Mayhew

Head, Collection Access, Canadian Centre for Architecture

Speakers
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Mary Anne Dyer

Metadata Catalog Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Yuki Hibben

Interim Head of Special Collections and Archives and Curator of Books and Art, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Shalimar Fojas White

Herman and Joan Suit Librarian, Harvard University
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Alice Whiteside

Head, Sloane Art Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Andrew Wang

Art and Architecture Librarian, University of Oregon
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Sandra Cowan

Librarian, University of Lethbridge Library
Sandra Cowan is the liaison librarian for English, Modern Languages, Religious Studies and the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.  She has research interests in digital humanities, scholarly communications, and research methods of creative w... Read More →
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Leah Sherman

Visual & Performing Arts Librarian, Florida State University
Leah Sherman (she/hers) is the Visual & Performing Arts Librarian at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She serves as the library liaison for all six departments within the College of Fine Arts as well as the FSU Museum of Fine Arts, The Ringling Museum in Sarasota... Read More →
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Amanda Clark

Library Director, Whitworth University
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Courtney Baron (she/her)

Director of the Bridwell Art Library, University of Louisville
Courtney Baron is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Bridwell Art Library at the University of Louisville. She is the Moderator of the Academic Division, Travel Awards Committee member, and Senior Co-Chair of the 2021 SEI workshop.
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Emily Davis Winthrop

Arts Collections Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Megan Sallabedra

Research Associate, Getty Research Institute
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Jessica Evans Brady

Research and Collections Librarian, Fine Arts Library, Harvard University
I'm a mid-career art librarian currently working at Harvard's Fine Arts Library and serving my third year on the executive committee of the ARLIS/NA New England Chapter, now as Past Chair. I'm always happy to talk about art library career paths, reference, outreach, events, collection... Read More →
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Maggie Murphy

Visual Art & Humanities Librarian, UNC Greensboro
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Monica Figueroa

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
she/her(s); social justice, equity, and inclusion in libraries
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Anna Clare Harper

Fine and Performing Arts Librarian, University Library, California State University, Sacramento
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Shannon Morelli

Archivist, National Gallery of Art
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Madison Sullivan

Fine & Performing Arts Librarian, University of Washington
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Rachel Miller

Assistant Professor, CSU Sacramento
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Jennifer Riestenberg

Assistant Librarian, Walker Art Center
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Ana Diab

Emily Carr University of Art and Design
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Claralyn Burt

Gonzaga University
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Megan Macken

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Oklahoma State University
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Claire Payne

Stony Brook University
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Marissa Rocca

Student Learning and Engagement Librarian, Grande Prairie College


Thursday May 13, 2021 2:30pm - 3:15pm EDT