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Virginia Allison

Research Librarian for Visual Arts: Art History, Studio Art, Film and Media Studies, Visual Studies


M.L.I.S., University of Alabama, 2006, Library Science


B.F.A., University of Montevallo, 2002, Painting

Phone: (949) 824-0360
Email: v.allison@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
143 Langson Library
Mail Code: 8100
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
visual literacy
   
URLs Subject and Course Guides for the Visual Arts
   
Grassroots Visual Literacy
   
Publications • Webinar: Best Practices for Image use in Academia. Southern California Instruction Librarians (SCIL) Oct. 28, 2011

• Workshop: Fiat Flux: Changing Universities, challenges for libraries. The Art of Looking: Evaluating Visual Information. Berkeley, CA. Oct. 21, 2011

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LAUC/conference-2011

• Panel: Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education: Introducing a new Interdisciplinary Information Literacy Standard for 21st Century Learners. ALA Annual, 2011. New Orleans. Presentation: Visual Literacy Across Campus: A Grassroots Approach

http://acrlvislitstandards.wordpress.com/

• Workshop Co-Presenter: Action Based Research: How to Easily Incorporate Evidence-Based Librarianship into your Professional Practice. ALA Annual Preconference. June 24, 2011

http://alaworkshopdata.wordpress.com/

• Panel: Images Unleashed: Expanding Beyond Traditional Disciplines. ARLIS/NA Annual Conference, Spring 2011. Presentation: Visual Literacy Across Campus: A Grassroots Approach

http://www.arlisna.org/news/conferences/2011/ses_images_allison.pdf

• Poster: Grassroots Visual Literacy, An Organic Approach. ARLIS/NA Annual Conference, Spring 2010

http://www.myartsresearch.info/2010/06/grass-roots-visual-literacy-an-organic-approach/

• Online Publication. Co-authored Reference and Information Services Section (RISS) online directory: ARLIS/NA Libguide and Pathfinder Directory

http://referenceandinformationservices.blogspot.com/p/libguides-and-pathfinders.html

• Paper: Kane, D., Allison, V., Gelfand, J., Williams, B. (2010). Proceedings from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) ’10: Digital Environments and Libraries: Using Second Life as a Catalyst for Campus Wide Visual Literacy Initiatives.

http://www.ifla.org/files/hq/papers/ifla76/151-kane-en.pdf

• Presentation: Time Management for Creative Types. November 6, 2009. ARLIS/SC annual fall Business Meeting.

• Bibliography: Wellek Bibliography for Rosalyn Deutsche with assistance from John Novak, Spring 2009 http://www.lib.uci.edu/about/publications/wellek/docs/Wellek2009RosalynDeutsche.pdf
   
Professional
Societies
Art Libraries Society of North America
American Libraries Association
   
   
Link to this profile http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5566
   
Last updated 10/18/2011