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The new art museum library / edited by Amelia Nelson and Traci E. Timmons.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2021]
Physical Description:
xiv, 218 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Reference Library
Z675.M94 N49 2021 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
Note: Please contact the Reference Library to schedule an appointment [Email ycba.reference@yale.edu]

Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Art museum libraries are thinking about their audiences, object-based learning, and the needs of researchers in the age of digital art history. By embracing changes in technology, research, and a shifting information landscape, these libraries are positioning themselves at the nexus of digital preservation, access, and radical experimentation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
Art libraries -- Administration.
Art libraries -- Administration.
Art libraries -- Case studies.
Art libraries.
Museum libraries -- Administration.
Museum libraries -- Administration.
Museum libraries -- Case studies.
Museum libraries.
Nelson, Amelia, 1979- editor.
Timmons, Traci E., 1968- editor.

  • Introduction
  • The Art of Transformation / Kristen Regina, Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Part I. Developing, Managing, and Caring for Collections
  • Shelved Out of Sight: Library Spaces and Archives Storage in Art Museums / Jenna Stout, Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Cultivating Wisely: Strategies to Keep the Collection Alive and Evergreen / Doug Litts, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Blood on the Walls, Blood on the Shelves: Decolonizing the Art Museum Library / Courtney Becks, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Haptic Aesthetics: Artists' Books in Art Museum Libraries / Anne Evenhaugen, Smithsonian Institution, American Art & Portrait Gallery Library, and Tony White, Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Ephemeral Survival: Managing Physicaland Digital Artist File Collections / Alexandra Reigle, Smithsonian Institution, American Art & Portrait Gallery Library, and Simon Underschultz, National Gallery of Australia
  • Building Web Archive Collections in Art Museum Libraries / Sumitra Duncan, The Frick Collection/New York Art Resources Consortium
  • Preservation and Conservation for Art Museum Library Collections: Progressive Approaches and Evolving Concepts / Beth Morris, Independent Librarian, Preservation Specialist, Book Conservator, and Scholar
  • Part II. Access, Outreach, and Collaboration
  • Prioritizing Special Collections in the Art Museum Library / Lee Ceperich, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • The Life of the (Third-) Party (System): Integrated Library Systems and Discovery Layers / Dan Lipcan, Peabody Essex Museum
  • Reconsidering the Reference Collection: Using Print Art Reference Materials as Training Tools / Gwen Mayhew, Canadian Centre for Architecture, and Annalise Welte, Getty Research Institute
  • The State and Vision of Exhibitions in Art Museum Libraries / Carol Ng-He, San Jose State University
  • Evolution & Revolution: New Approaches to Art Museum Library Programming / Janice Lea Lurie, Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Local Consortia and Museum Libraries: Partnering for the Future / Alba Fernandez-Keys, Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
  • Part III. Personnel in the Art Museum Library
  • Entering the Field: Resources for Aspiring Museum Librarians / Lauren Gottlieb-Miller, The Menil Collection
  • Demonstrating the Value of the Art Museum Library through Strategic Volunteer and Intern Management / Traci E. Timmons, Seattle Art Museum
  • Part IV. Digital Landscapes in the New Art Museum Library
  • Digital Art History and the Art Museum Library / Stephen J. Bury, The Frick Collection
  • The Changing Ecologies of Museum Metadata Systems / Jonathan Lill, Museum of Modern Art
  • Digitization and Contributions to Digital Repositories / Bryan Ricupero, University of Wyoming, and Sophie Jo Miller, University of Wyoming
  • The Wikimedia Movement in the GLAM Sector / Sarah Osborne Bender, National Gallery of Art, and Carissa Pfeiffer, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
  • Getting a Seat at the Table: Art Museum Libraries as Open Access Stakeholders / Heather Saunders, The Cleveland Museum of Art.