Art Librarianship

$200.00

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

This course is a survey of the practice of art librarianship from the perspective of a museum librarian. Topics to be covered include professional standards and competencies, library administration and management, collection development and organization, reference services and clientele, public programs and services, special collections and archives, and donor relations and stewardship. A special emphasis will be placed on the role and relevance of the art library within the larger context of its parent institution.

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Session

Credits

1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

This course is a survey of the practice of art librarianship from the perspective of a museum librarian. Topics to be covered include professional standards and competencies, library administration and management, collection development and organization, reference services and clientele, public programs and services, special collections and archives, and donor relations and stewardship. A special emphasis will be placed on the role and relevance of the art library within the larger context of its parent institution.

Course goals and objectives:

  • Students will understand what makes an art library unique in the context of special libraries
  • Students will have a familiarity with the resources of an art library
  • Students will gain an overview of the core competencies needed for an art or visual resources professional

Instructor: To Be Determined

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Special Session

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