It is with mixed emotions that I write this email to let you know that Carol Terry has announced that she will be retiring at the end of this academic year. Prior to coming to RISD as the Director of Library Services in 1987, Carol was a librarian at the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries of […]
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Claudia Covert (Librarian) will present a brief history of science, world events, technology and art that led to the birth of camouflage. The presentation will include a brief history of concealing camouflage and different forms of camouflage, including the advent of dazzle camouflage and its role in the war at sea. There will be a […]
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 […]
The RISD Library is reinstating the Wintersession program of oral readings in the library this year. Following the successful Readings in the Reading Room in the old library (1992 – 2002) this new series, Reading on the Balcony, will take place over three Wednesday evenings, January 12, 19, and 26 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm […]
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 […]
Carol Terry (Director of Library Services) wrote a chapter titled “The making of the 21st century art library: cultivating vision, collaboration and support.” for The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship, published by Facet Publishing in London.
Mark Pompelia arrived in Providence on June 29 to join the Fleet Library at RISD staff as Visual Resources Librarian. Mark holds a BA from the Ohio State University and a Master of Library Science (MLS) from Kent State University. He comes to RISD from Rice University in Texas where he served as director of the Visual […]