Posts Tagged ‘Ellen Petraits’

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 […]

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 […]


At its May 2011 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the  Committee on Faculty Appointments’ following recommendations for promotion: Catherine Andreozzi promoted to Associate Professor, Apparel Design Bethany Johns promoted to Professor, Graphic Design Jonathan Knowles promoted to Associate Professor, Architecture Nicole Merola promoted to Associate Professor, English Ellen Petraits promoted to Librarian III Please join […]

Ellen Petraits speaks at Libraries Society of North America conference

Ellen Petraits (Reference Librarian) gave a presentation entitled, “Visualizing Research: Concept Mapping a Research Topic” at the Art Libraries Society of North America annual conference held in Boston, MA. The session was devoted to collaborative instruction models and outlined her work of designing and implementing an instruction module to teach concept mapping in RISD’s Art […]