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Past Internship Award Recipients
2012 Lindsey ReynoldsLindsey completed her internship with the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) Libraries: the Brooklyn Museum, the Frick Art Reference Library, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). By working at each of the three libraries Lindsey was able to learn about museum librarianship and the unique ways that these libraries serve their institutions. At the Brooklyn Museum Lindsey worked on digitization projects for NYARC as well as doing research for a timeline of the museum for a new overview gallery. At the Frick she worked mainly on a blog post for NYARC; and at the MoMA Lindsey worked cataloging some of their artist book backlog.
Lindsey is currently working as a librarian in Atlanta.
2011 Bailey DiersBailey completed her internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Thomas J. Watson Library. Her primary focus was a digitization project, which included selecting, scanning, editing, and uploading a collection of rare books to the Library's digital collections. In addition, she collaborated in the development, implementation, and analysis of two user surveys that were conducted in order to improve research assistance and instructional programs for docents and museum staff. Bailey also held weekly reference shifts at the Nolen Library, assisting educators, docents, and students with art history research.
Bailey is currently a substitute librarian at the Hennepin County Library, where she works primarily in the Minneapolis Central Library's Special Collections, Art/Literature/Music department, and Teen Central.
2010 Allison SchulteCurrently a student in the Master's in Library and Information Science degree program at San Jose State University, specializing in archives and special collections. She holds a BA in Studio Art from California State University, Northridge, and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). In ARLIS/NA, Ms. Schulte revived the ARLIS LGBTQ SIG and is co-coordinating the group, and was appointed ARLIS/NA-SAA Liaison. Her current position is Library Director & International Liaison for the Tom of Finland Foundation.
2009 Adrienne LaiAdrienne spent her internship in three different departments at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD: the Visual Resources Collection, Research Services at Sheridan Libraries, and the Center for Educational Resources. Among the projects she completed were image collection development in the subject area of digital photography and additional subject cataloguing for a group of images of Asian American artworks and Modern Indian posters for the Visual Resources Collection; collection development projects for Research Services developing the monograph collections in the areas of photography, contemporary Asian and Asian American art; and the creation of a multi-disciplinary research guide to finding and using images which resulted in a multi-tabbed LibGuide with information on: finding images in databases, on the web, and in books, recommended web resources grouped by subject across six broad disciplinary categories, citing and copyright information, technical information about digital image formats and sizes, and finding images for publication.
Adrienne currently resides in Raleigh and recently started at North Carolina State University Libraries as an NCSU Libraries Fellow, working in two departments: Special Collections and Administration.
2008 Shilpa ReleShilpa completed her internship with the Steve.museum project, a collaborative research effort of museums in the United States that explores the usefulness of social tagging for providing access to online collections. At her host institution, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, she worked with the Art and Education Systems Manager and her UCLA faculty advisor who is a research participant in the project, familiarizing herself with the project's research methodology and assigning tags to objects. The bulk of her time was spent organizing and analyzing the tag data collected over the life of the LACMA project. Her contribution will assist project researchers as they continue to study the patterns and possibilities of social tagging for online museum collections.
Shilpa is currently Metadata Librarian at the University of Miami.
2007 Martha González PalaciosMartha carried out her internship at the Frances Loeb Library at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Working with the head librarian, conservator and others she undertook a survey of their folio collection, consisting primarily of late 19th and 20th century architecture and landscape architecture book and plate sets. She evaluated six hundred titles and nearly one thousand items, assessing and recording their condition and reviewing and updating existing cataloging records.
Martha is currently Architecture and Planning Librarian at The University of Texas, Austin.
2006 Greta BahnemannGreta conducted her internship at the New York Public Library's Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs. The bulk of her time was devoted to web development as she reorganized and created new content for the Division's website, including a research guide to the collection. In addition she developed a curatorial talk on the history of photography and produced accompanying education materials.
Greta is currently Metadata Coordinator at the Minnesota Digital Library, University of Minnesota.
2005 Lauren EdisonLauren completed her internship at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York under the direction of the Head of Cataloging and Database Maintenance. She cataloged drawings and prints for the Library's catalog, correcting existing MARC records and creating new MARC records for items acquired by the Drawings and Prints Department in 2004. She also updated and created new Library of Congress Name Authority Files for artists whose works are in the Morgan collection.
2004 Cathy BillingsCathy conducted her internship at the National Gallery of Art Image Collections in Washington, D.C., under the direction of the Chief of Library Image Collections. She researched architectural images and performed bibliographic and descriptive cataloging of slides for the collection.
Cathy is currently Art Reference Librarian and Gallery Manager at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale, California.
2003 Laura MosherLaura interned at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York under the tutelage of the Collections Management Librarian. She also worked with the Collection Development and Preservation librarians.
Laura is currently Reference Librarian in the Cadet Library, United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.
2002 John SchlinkeJohn interned at the Architecture Library of Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. He trained with the University's Information Literacy Librarian on effective teaching techniques and exercises and helped with bibliographic instruction classes for students in architecture and architectural history.
John is currently Access Services Librarian at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.
2001 Heather GendronHeather conducted her internship at the University of Texas at Austin Architecture and Planning Library and Fine Arts Library. She was given the responsibility of designing instructional handouts and websites for students in architecture, and she assisted with bibliographic instruction sessions.
Heather is currently Art Librarian at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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