moving the needle: advancing the profession through publishing

For this year’s ARLIS/NA conference I asked a group of terrific editors and writers to talk about publishing. I moderated the entire session, Moving the Needle: Advancing the Profession through Publishing. First we had an excellent paper from Eric Wolf who talked about scholarly publishing outside librarianship. He encouraged us to…

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kathleen montgomery at the mattress factory

Kathleen Montgomery is an artist in residence at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh. Her sculpture and installations in Body Memory Architecture are sensual and quiet. Many of the wood and found object sculptures suggest heads or torsos. The canvas forms are filled with mud from her own garden. The work…

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recommended reading on arts-based research and a/r/tography

More reading for A/r/tography: A Methodology for the Artist Librarian Anderson, Theresa Dirndorfer. “Beyond Eureka Moments: Supporting the Invisible Work of Creativity and Innovation.” Information Research 16.1 (2011): available at http://informationr.net/ir/16-1/paper471.html Anderson, Theresa Dirndorfer. “Kickstarting Creativity: Supporting the Productive Faces of Uncertainty in Information Practice.” Information Research 15.4 (2010): available at…

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last bit of notes from arlis pasadena

The final day of ARLIS Pasadena was full of great sessions. In the morning, I attended Doing Data Together: Engaging End-Users in Building Richer Resources, More Efficiently. Here are my notes: BWR: Collaborating to Document the World’s Built Environment  by Carole Ann Fabian, Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia…

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