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ArLiSNAP + VREPS Virtual Conference – Nov 10

Logo for ArLiSNAP & VREP 2018 ConferenceArLiSNAP (Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals) and VREPS (Visual Resources Emerging Professionals and Students) are pleased to announce our 2018 Fall Virtual Conference: New Media Challenges and Solutions for Art Information Professionals. The conference will take place at 1pm CST November 10, 2018.

New media art, objects, and scholarly projects in the digital realm are challenging our traditional definitions and methodologies for collection, preservation, and research. We are pleased to welcome
 keynote speaker Coral Salomón, Digital Initiatives Librarian at the University of Pennsylvania. Our keynote lecture will be followed by an hour of presentations and a period of questions and conversation with our panel of speakers and conference attendees.
Our presenters will be:
  • Kat Buckley, University of Chicago
    No More Reality: Philippe Parreno and the Difficulties of Cataloging New Media
  • Jean Moylean, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
    Surveying Digital Media Production Workflows in Arts Institutions

Michelle Wilson, ArLiSNAP Conference Planning Liaison and Digital Publishing Librarian at Columbia University, will moderate the discussion.

Register HERE

Registration ends November 1 for 2018 Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference

Registration ends Thursday, November 1 for the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference (#UMDCC18) at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota.



Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear keynote speaker Abigail Potter (Digital Innovation Labs, Library of Congress) discuss using digital collections as data and new digital initiatives at the Library of Congress. The conference also includes:


  • 3 pre-conference workshops on planning sustainable digital projects at resource-strapped institutions, implementing DPLA rights statements, and building strategies to provide access to born-digital materials.

  • 18 breakout sessions.

  • An opening reception at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, to be held jointly with attendees from UMDCC and the LITA Library Technology Conference.


Registration Fees

  • Pre-conference workshops (Nov. 8th): $50

  • Conference (Nov. 9th): $75
    Includes a light breakfast and lunch

  • New! student rate: 50% off



Thank you to all our sponsors! Opening reception sponsors include:


Conference sponsors include:


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