Thursday, May 28, 2015

Call for Reviewers: ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews

ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews Needs You!
ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews Co-editors are seeking volunteers to author reviews for the August 2015 issue. ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews connects readers with new technologies and the multimedia landscape. Reviews will target projects, products, events, and issues within the broad realm of multimedia and technology related to arts scholarship, research, and librarianship.

To volunteer, choose your review topic from the list below and complete our review form by Friday, June 12, 2015.

Contributing to ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews is a great opportunity to get involved with the Society, learn about interesting new resources, and help shape the publication. Please feel free to read the complete review guidelines and direct comments and questions about the reviews to

Submitted by ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews Co-editors:
Hannah Bennett
Emilee Mathews
Elizabeth Schaub

Topics for Review
We seek reviewers for the following resources. The snippets are taken from the resource’s web page and are not necessarily the opinions of the M&T Reviews Co-Editors.
The editors of the M&T Reviews are happy to answer questions about any of these selections so feel free to contact them ( The submission deadline for reviews is Friday, July 3, 2015.

"Six acclaimed filmmakers bring their own visual style and artistic approach to the exploration of six different landmark buildings, showing us how they reflect our culture and guard our collective memory. The buildings featured are the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, the National Library of Russia, Halden Prison, the Salk Institute, the Oslo Opera House, the Centre Pompidou." NB: Free access will be provided to the reviewer.

2) Cy Ark
"CyArk was founded in 2003 to ensure heritage sites are available to future generations, while making them uniquely accessible today...with the mission of using new technologies to create a free, 3D online library of the world's cultural heritage sites before they are lost to natural disasters, destroyed by human aggression or ravaged by the passage of time."

"Premier marketplace for the exchange of landscape services, products, resources, & connections."

4) Meerkat
"Meerkat allows you to live stream video from your phone to all of your Twitter followers at once. Press 'Stream', and instantly your live video stream shows up in your follower's Twitter feeds." (free app)

"This unprecedented in its functionality, providing virtual access to the objects in exceptional depth, along with wide-ranging scholarship on the photographs’ historical context and significance."

6) Parlour
"A space to speak–bringing together research, informed opinion and resources; generating debate and discussion; expanding the spaces for women in Australian architecture.”

"UnderConsideration has launched six sites—Speak Up, Brand New, Quipsologies, The Design Encyclopedia, Word It, and FPO—that have been part of the growing dialog in design and the broad appreciation of the practice made possible by the reach of the web."