Publications & Presentations

Books and Articles

  • “Backstage at Yale: Serving Performing Arts Practitioners in a Large Research Library,” with Suzanne Lovejoy and Ruthann McTyre, in State of the Profession: Performing Arts Librarianship in the 21st Century, Performing Arts Resources 32, Fall 2015
  • “Data Mining on Vendor-Digitized Collections.” Library Connect (January 21, 2015).  http://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/articles/2015-01/data-mining-vendor-digitized-collections
    Reprinted in Strategic Library 17 (June 15, 2015): 5-6.
    http://user-94545020520.cld.bz/SL-June15-1
  • “Ramón Casas, Charles Deering, and the Northwestern University Library,” preface to Charles Deering and Ramón Casas: A Friendship in Art, Northwestern University Press, 2012
  • “Style and Substance: Fashion in Twenty-First-Century Research Libraries,” with Russell T. Clement, Art Documentation, Spring 2012 (2013 Worldwide Books Research Award)
  • “Fashioning an Academic Research Collection,” with Russell T. Clement, Footnotes (Northwestern University Library), Fall 2011
  • “Western European Art Foundations and Publishing,” with Russell T. Clement, Journal of Academic Librarianship, January 2011
  • “Currency and Continuity: Collection Management, Renewal, and De-accessioning,” in Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, Facet Publishing, May 2010
  • Contributor, Walter A. Netsch: A Critical Appreciation and Sourcebook, Northwestern University Press, 2008
  • Contributor, Deering Library: An Illustrated History, Northwestern University Press, 2008
  • Contributor, Looking at Art Together: A Parent Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago/Process Catalogue, The Art Institute of Chicago, 2003 (2003 EdCom Excellence in Publications Award)

Reviews

  • Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums, ed. by Maggie Fergusson. Library Journal 141 (November 15, 2016).
  • Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life, by Philipp Kaiser. Library Journal 141 (October 1, 2016).
  • Kimono: The Art and Evolution of Japanese Fashion, by Anna Jackson. Library Journal 141 (April 15, 2016).
  • A Life in Fashion: The Wardrobe of Cecil Beaton, by Benjamin Wild. Library Journal 141 (April 15, 2016).
  • Picasso Sculpture, by Ann Temkin and Anne Umland. Library Journal 141 (February 15, 2016): 101-3.
  • Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections between Icons, by E.P. Cutler and Julien Tomasello. Library Journal 140 (November 1, 2015): 87.
  • Diane von Furstenberg: A Life Unwrapped, by Gioia Diliberto. Library Journal Xpress Reviews (July 31, 2015).
  • Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to Be Understood, by Grayson Perry. Library Journal 140 (March 15, 2015): 99.
  • Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection, by Emily Braun and Rebecca Rabinow. Library Journal 140 (February 15, 2015): 96.
  • A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The Home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution, by Joy Spanabel Emery. Art Libraries Journal (2015).
  • Cecil Beaton: Portraits and Profiles, by Hugo Vickers. Library Journal 139 (November 15, 2014): 83.
  • Vogue: The Gown, by Jo Ellison. Library Journal 139 (November 1, 2014): 87.
  • Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History, by Rhonda K. Garelick. Library Journal 139 (September 1, 2014): 110.
  • Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels, by Christopher Lloyd. Library Journal 139 (July 1, 2014): 84-5.
  • Louise Blanchard Bethune: America’s First Female Professional Architect, by Johanna Hays. Art Libraries Society of North America Reviews (July 2014).
  • Manhattan Classic: New York’s Finest Prewar Apartments, by Geoffrey Lynch, Evan Joseph and Mike TauberLibrary Journal 139 (June 1, 2014): 100.
  • Visualizing Guadalupe: From Black Madonna to Queen of the Americas, by Jeanette Favrot Peterson. Library Journal 139 (May 15, 2014): 78.
  • Stage Designs by Ming Cho Lee, exhibition at Yale School of Architecture Gallery. Broadside (Theater Library Association), Spring 2014.
  • The Language of Fashion Design: 26 Principles Every Fashion Designer Should Know, by Laura Volpintesta. Library Journal 139 (April 15, 2014): 82.
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at Latino Art, by Ilan Stavans and Jorge J.E. Gracia. Library Journal 139 (April 1, 2014): 88.
  • The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish, by Linda Przybyszewski. Library Journal 139 (March 15, 2014): 118.
  • The Killer Detail: Defining Moments in Fashion; Sartorial Icons from Cary Grant to Kate Moss, by François Armanet and Elisabeth Quin. Library Journal 139 (February 15, 2014): 102.
  • How to Read Impressionism: Ways of Looking, by James H. Rubin. Library Journal 139 (February 1, 2014): 72.
  • Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion, by Laurie Anne Brewer and Kate Irvin. Xpress Reviews (December 6, 2013).
  • Mexico and American Modernism, by Ellen G. Landau. Library Journal 138 (October 15, 2013): 224.
  • Berg Fashion Library. Art Libraries Journal 38 no. 4 (2013): 58-60.
  • Civic Art: A Centennial History of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, ed. Thomas Luebke. Art Libraries Society of North America Reviews (September/October 2013).
  • Punk: Chaos to Couture, by Andrew Bolton and others. Library Journal 138 (August 1, 2013): 92.
  • The Sustainable Fashion Handbook, ed. Sandy Black. Library Journal 138 (June 1, 2013): 105.
  • Madame Grès: Sculptural Fashion, by Olivier Saillard. Library Journal 138 (April 15, 2013): 79.
  • The Photographs of Ray K. Metzker, by Keith F. Davis. Xpress Reviews (December 1, 2012).
  • The Truth About Style, by Stacy London. Library Journal 137 (October 1, 2012): 76.
  • Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible: The Fascinating History of Everything in Your Closet, by Tim Gunn. Library Journal 137 (August 2012): 91.
  • Original Intentions: Essays on Production, Reproduction, and Interpretation in the Arts of China, ed. Nicholas Pearce and Jason Steuber. Art Libraries Society of North America Reviews (July/August 2012).
  • A Curator’s Quest: Building the Collection of Painting and Sculpture of the Museum of Modern Art, 1967-1988, by William Rubin. Library Journal 137 (July 2012): 81.
  • Beaton in Vogue, by Josephine Ross. Library Journal 137 (May 2012): 77.
  • Museums Matter: In Praise of the Encyclopedic Museum, by James Cuno. Library Journal 137 (March 1, 2012).
  • The Age of American Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago, ed. Judith Barter. Xpress Reviews (March 2012).
  • Chanel: The Vocabulary of Style by Jérôme Gautier. Library Journal (December 2011): 120.
  • Good Living Street: Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900, by Tim Bonyhady. Library Journal (November 2011): 76.
  • Angelika Platen: Artists, ed. by Günter Engelhard. Art Libraries Society of North America Reviews (July/August 2011).
  • María Brito by Juan A. Martínez. Art Libraries Society of North America Reviews (October/November 2010).

 Presentations

  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Transforming Theater History through Crowdsourced Transcription,” Digital Humanities conference, Montreal, Canada, forthcoming August 2017
  • Invited co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Processing Pixels: Towards Visual Culture Computation,” ADHO AudioVisual Materials in Digital Humanities Special Interest Group workshop, Digital Humanities conference, Montreal, Canada, forthcoming August 2017
  • Co-presenter with Dan Lipcan, “Demystifying the CFP: How to Propose a Conference Session,” Art Libraries Society of North America webinar, April 2017, https://www.pathlms.com/arlisna/events/838
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Robots Reading Vogue: How text and data mining cast new light on a large historical archive,” Springer Nature webinar, April 2017, https://www.springernature.com/gp/librarians/tools-services/become-an-expert/meet-the-expert
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “From Archives to Data: Crowdsourcing Special Collections,” Coalition for Networked Information membership meeting, Washington, DC, December 2016
  • Guest lecturer, Academic Librarianship course taught by Melissa Wong, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, May 2014, December 2015, May 2015, May 2016, December 2016
  • Presenter, “Data Mining beyond Text: Visual Analysis in the Vogue Archive,” LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche/Association of European Research Libraries) conference, Helsinki, June-July 2016
  • Invited presenter, “Data Mining beyond Text in the Vogue Archive,” Culture Analytics beyond Text: Image, Music, Video, Interactivity and Performance, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics workshop, UCLA, March 2016
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Text and Data Mining in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Strategies and Tools,” Center for Research Libraries webinar, July 2015
  • Presenter, “Cultural Taste-making: Mining the Vogue Archive for Art History,” Digital Humanities Summer Institute colloquium, June 2015
  • Co-presenter with Lyndsay Bratton, Susette Newberry, and Heather Gendron, “Doing Digital Art History: Redefining Art Librarianship,” Art Libraries Society of North America conference, March 2015
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Digital Humanities Techniques for Working with Large Digitized Periodical Collections,” ProQuest Headquarters, March 2015
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Implementing N-gram Search across Yale Digital Collections,” Yale University Library, March 2015
  • Guest lecturer with Peter S. Leonard, Introduction to Digital Humanities course taught by Lauren Tilton and Laura Wexler, Yale University, February 2015
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, Daniel Dollar, and Peg Knight, “Data Mining on Vendor-Digitized Collections,” Charleston Conference, November 2014
  • Presenter, “Finding Needles in a Fashionable Haystack: Using N-gram Search on the Vogue Archive,” Fashion: Now and Then conference, LIM College, October 2014
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Data Mining Library Collections for the Humanities,” Yale University Library, September 2014
  • Presenter, Mondays at Beinecke talk on exhibition Stephen Tennant: Work in Progress, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, March 2014
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Mining Magazine Archives,” New Directions for Digital Scholarship, Yale University, November 2013
  • Co-presenter with Peter S. Leonard, “Robots Reading Vogue: Zooming In and Zooming Out on a Century of Fashion,” Fashion: Now and Then conference, LIM College, October 2013
  • Presenter, “Charles Deering and Art Collecting in Chicago,” Deering Society Recognition Dinner, Northwestern University Library, May 2013
  • Moderator/Organizer, “Character through Costume: Production and Costume Design Research for Film and Television,” Art Libraries Society of North America conference, April 2013
  • Presenter, “The Role of Fashion in an Academic Library Collection,” Fashion: Now and Then conference, LIM College, October 2012
  • Presenter, “Origins of American Impressionism,” Henry Carter Hull Library, June 2012
  • Moderator, “Provoking Change: Creativity, Leadership, and Planning for the Future,” Art Libraries Society of North America conference, March/April 2012
  • Co-presenter with Nicole G. Finzer, “Collaborating on Casas,” Art Libraries Society of North America conference, March/April 2012
  • Co-presenter with Russell T. Clement, “Western European Art Foundations and Publishing,” Art Libraries Society of North America/Visual Resources Association conference, March 2011
  • Presenter, “Looking After Louis Sullivan: Photographs, Drawings, and Fragments,” The Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Library, October 2010
  • Presenter, “The Digital Dark Age: Why Art Historians Should Care about Web Archiving,” College Art Association conference, February 2010

 

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