Core Competencies and Core Curricula for the Art Library and Visual Resources Professions

Research & Reports,

(Occasional Paper No. 15)

By Heather Ball, Bella Karr Gerlich, Tula Giannini, Paul Glassman, B. J. Irvine, Amy Lucker, Joan Stahl, Mary Wassermann.

An invaluable tool that guides art librarians and visual resource professionals through the issues and challenges of creating competency standards and allied curricula. This resource includes the ARLIS/NA core competency guidelines for art information professionals, bibliographies, and a selection of papers on management and competencies related to the visual resources profession. Also included are course materials, descriptions and curricula outlines from exemplary LIS programs focusing on arts, humanities, museum, and digital librarianship.

140 pages
Spiral Bound
ISBN 0-942740-21-1