Meet Marah: Museum Library Programming and Instruction Intern

Greetings!  My name is Marah Blake, the Museum Library Programming and Instruction Intern.  I have a long history with libraries, one that I lucked into about fifteen years ago when a local library was looking for a part-time employee.  I have worked for a few libraries since that time and have loved working within the … Continue reading Meet Marah: Museum Library Programming and Instruction Intern

Art Librarians Unite in the Fight Against the Digital Black Hole

On a cloudy Monday morning, art librarians from across North America gathered at SFMOMA to discuss stewardship practices of historically valuable arts material. The catch? This valuable material is not published in heavy tomes or nestled within special collections, but instead accessed via the web. The National Forum on Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web … Continue reading Art Librarians Unite in the Fight Against the Digital Black Hole

3D Printing History, Memory, Culture (French 225)

This post is co-authored by Chava Spivak-Birndorf and Vickie KarasicMélanie Péron is no stranger to experimenting with technology. As a Senior Lecturer in Foreign Language in French and Francophone Studies, Mélanie has worked with our librarians at the Weigle Information Commons for the past 10 years in using technology to connect her students with the … Continue reading 3D Printing History, Memory, Culture (French 225)

Fisher Fine Arts Web Archive Recognized by the Internet Archive

We were happily surprised to have the Fisher Fine Arts Library web archive recognized by the Internet Archive's subscription service, Archive-It, as their "Collection of the Week." This is great news as we start start the Spring semester! At the Fisher Fine Arts Library we’ve started a pilot web archiving program to preserve the online art and historic preservation … Continue reading Fisher Fine Arts Web Archive Recognized by the Internet Archive