Sunday, August 07, 2016

Call for Chapters: The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, Second Edition

We are editing a second edition of The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship  (London: Facet, 2010) and seek contributors for several new chapters. 

The new edition will have updated versions of some of the original chapters, plus chapters on many new topics.  The proposed table of contents appears below. If you are interested in contributing a chapter, please send a short proposal consisting of the following points byFriday, August 19, 2016 :

  • Your name
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Job title
  • Chapter topic from the list below (e.g., 7. Digital collections)
  • Proposed title of chapter
  • Chapter abstract (100-150 words)

If there is another topic you would like to propose that fits within this structure, please feel free to do that as well.

Director of University Libraries
Yeshiva University 

Director of Library and Academic Resources
Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum 

PART 1: ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES                                                 
1. Governance and administration of the art and design library [author already identified]
2. Evolving trends                                                                                          
3. Liaison models                                                                                           
4. Accreditation and visual arts libraries [author already identified]          
5. Design thinking for art libraries [author already identified]    
6. Visual resources                                                                                        
7. Digital collections                                                                                      
8. Special collections and archives                                                          
9.  Artists' books and artists' publications                                            
10. Materials libraries                                                                                  
11. Metadata and organization                                                                
PART 3: TEACHING AND LEARNING                                                       
12  Embedded librarianship                                                                       
13. Visual literacy for highly literate viewers [author already identified] 
14. Teaching by the book: art history pedagogy and special collections [author already identified]           
15. Multiple literacies                                                                                  
16. The art of evidence: a method for instructing students in art history research [author already identified]
17. Instructional design                                                                               
18. Cultural differences and information literacy competencies [author already identified]
PART 4: KNOWLEDGE CREATION                                                            
19. Digital art histories                                                                                 
20. Creative virtual spaces                                                                         
21. Creative collaborations                                                                        
22. Access tools                                                                                              
23. Beyond the monograph?  Transformations in scholarly communication and their impact on art librarianship [author already identified] 
24. Trends in e-publishing:  initiatives and challenges       
PART 5: PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT                                                         
25. Renovation and re-purposing of library space                           
26. Why is that column in the middle of the room? Success in creating classrooms for library instruction [author already identified]
27. Space for collaboration         
PART 6: PROMOTION AND SUSTAINABILITY                                       
28. Outreach                                                                                                   
29. Marketing plans                                                                                      
30. Social media and websites                                                                 
31. Cultivation of support and communication of value