Research

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PRESENTATIONS

2017

You’ve Heard the Jargon, Now Play the Game: Linked Data on Your Laptop.

“Deep Dive” workshop organized by Jean M. Pajerek, co-taught at American Association of Law Libraries annual conference, Austin, TX.

2015

Moving the Needle: Advancing the Profession through Publishing.

Lightning round talk organized by Shannon Robinson, Art Libraries Society of North America annual conference, Fort Worth, TX.

2014

Creativity, Discovery, and Research in the Library: Supporting “Screwing Around”.

Invited talk at ProQuest Day: Transforming Libraries, Transforming Research, American Library Association annual conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Digital Scholarship and the Institutional Repository: Insights from the Fine Arts.

Paper co-presented with Courtney Baron at Data Driven: Digital Humanities in the Library, Charleston, SC.

Gender and Sexuality in the Visual Arts: A Bibliographic Experiment.

Poster session at Art Libraries Society of North America annual conference, Washington, DC.

Describing Difference: Transparency, Methodology, and Diversity in Organizing Information.

Roundtable discussion chaired at Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Rochester, NY.

2011

“Housecleaning Day”: The Uses of Photography in Interpreting the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906.

Paper presented at Making Space/Créer l’espace: A Graduate Conference on the Shifting Concept of Space in Studies of Art and Visual Culture. Concordia University, Montréal, QC.

2008

Lux vivens: Hildegard von Bingen and the Medieval Imaging of God as Light.

Paper presented at Women’s History Month Research Panel, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, and the American Academy of Religion – Society for Biblical Literature Northwest Regional Joint Meeting, George Fox University, Newberg, OR.

“That First Terrible Impression”: The Role of Photography in Interpreting the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906.

Paper presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Pacific Northwest Regional Conference. Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA.

PAPERS

2014

Appraisal of Museum Records: The Case of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Term paper for LIS 2222, Archival Appraisal, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh (Richard Cox).

2011

Reassessing Claude Lorrain and the Landscape of Epic Action.

Master’s qualifying paper, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (Thomas Crow).

“The Shot That Others Would Not See:” Edith Irvine and the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906.

Master’s qualifying paper, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (Linda Nochlin).

2009

From “Curator-Artist” to “Curator-Curator”: Luigi Lanzi and the Professionalization of Curatorship, 1775-1810.

Master’s first term paper, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (Philippe de Montebello).

2008

Sum pius Aeneas: Virgil, Charlemagne, and the Chanson de Roland.

Senior thesis, Department of Classics, Gonzaga University (Timothy Krall, S.J.).

The Role of Photography in Interpreting the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1906.

Senior thesis, Department of History, Gonzaga University (RaGena De Aragon).

MISCELLANEA

2014

Metadata scheme for Marie Laurencin Digital Collection.

Complete documentation of a local metadata schema for a hypothetical digital multimedia collection on artist Marie Laurencin. Includes sample records and application profile table with mapping to Dublin Core and MODS. Capstone project for LIS 2407, Metadata.

Permissions Culture and Fair Use in the Visual Arts | (References).

Poster created for LIS 2184, Legal Issues in Information Handling.

Offsite Repository Models.

Web archive created in the Efficiencies and Expenses working group, LIS 2674, Preserving Digital Culture.

Dear Pittsburgh.

Video on digital obsolescence created for LIS 2674, Preserving Digital Culture.

2013

Improving the Storage Environment of the Jewish Museum Archives.

A preservation policy and National Endowment for the Humanities grant proposal for the archival collections of The Jewish Museum, New York. Capstone project for LIS 2215, Preservation Management.

Visualizing Library Collections: Lessons and Challenges from the Artists’ Book Collection, Frick Fine Arts Library, University of Pittsburgh.

Capstone project for LIS 2975, Digital Scholarship.

2010

A Dynamic Presence: Women Artists at The Jewish Museum, New York, 1947-2010 | (Essay) | (Database).

A summary of my work as a graduate curatorial intern at The Jewish Museum on the exhibition Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism (September 12, 2010 - January 30, 2011), a College Art Association Committee on Women in the Arts pick for “the best in feminist art and scholarship.”