Petraits to present at QQML in Chania, Greece

Ellen Petraits (Research & Instruction Librarian) will present a paper at the international conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries in Chania, Crete. Her paper details a qualitative art and design research assessment chart she created to identify instances of research in the studio critique. Her article was published in Art Libraries Journal in […]

Terry and Pompelia Publish Fleet Library Anniversary

Carol S. Terry (Director of Library Services, 1987-2016) and Mark Pompelia (Visual + Material Resource Librarian) co-authored the article, Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design: A Decade of Success and Change, in the January 2018 issue of Art Libraries Journal, the Cambridge University Press publication of the Art Libraries Society of the United […]

RISD’s Springtime Awakening

Please join us for meditation sessions on Tuesday mornings in April | 10:15 – 10:45am | Fleet Library common space Questions? Contact Samantha Becker, LICSW, at Sponsored by RISD CAPS and the Fleet Library

Pompelia Coauthors Chapter in Art+Design Librarianship Handbook

Mark Pompelia (Visual + Material Resource Librarian) co-authored the chapter, Tactile Libraries: Material Collections in Art, Architecture, and Design, with Rebecca Coleman, Research Librarian for Architecture at the University of Virginia, for the second edition of the The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship. The chapter includes the following sections: defining a materials collection; explaining […]

Petraits Publishes Article & Presents at ARLIS

Ellen Petraits (Research and Instructional Librarian, Fleet Library) was recently published in a special issue of Art Libraries Journal 42 (Vol. 2) which focuses on Information Literacy in UK and US Art Libraries. The paper was entitled, Assessing the Impact of Library Instruction on Studio-based Research: developing a qualitative model. Petraits will also present this work […]

Hall Appointed Dean of Libraries

Dear RISD Community, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Lareese Hall as RISD’s Dean of Libraries. Lareese comes to RISD from MIT where she has served as an Architecture + Art Librarian since 2014. In her position at MIT, Lareese has worked with faculty and other institute staff on the Future of Libraries […]

Life is a Cabaret Old Chum, Come to the Cabaret, 03/19/16

  On Saturday, March 19th at 6:30 pm, Graham Visual + Material Resource Center (Fleet Library, Room 204) will host an evening celebrating the RISD Cabaret, 1987-2000. This art history and performance Wintersession course, taught by Szymon Bojko (1917-2014) and Agnieszka Taborska (Senior Lecturer, HAVC), directly involved students by immersing them in the art and […]

New York Times Academic Site License

REMINDER: RISD has a New York Times site license. You must be on campus to sign up. New Users:  How to Activate a Pass While physically on campus and within your school’s network: 1. Go to 2.    Create an account using your school email address.  If you already have an account using your school email address, you may […]