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Friday, March 11 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Building New Models: Library as Learning Lab

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Session organized by the Association of Architecture School Librarians and cross-listed with the 2016 AASL Annual Conference

Building New Models: Library as Learning Lab

Changes in academia are providing an opportunity to rethink the role of the librarian and the library. Each of these speakers present an instance in which they re-imagined how the library or the librarians can best engage with their community – through re-envisioning the library model, expanding the notion of architectural collections, and partnering in the design process.


Jessica Aberle, Graduate Academic Assitant, Architecture & Planning Library, University of Texas at Austin


Using building South Bend in the classroom: Collaboration with local civicentities to build a course centered on documenting the built environment of our city   
Viveca Robichaud, Special Collections Librarian, University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Libraries  

Design - model - build: Interdisciplinary partnership with real-world impact     
Luke Leither, Assistant Head, Katherine W. Dumke Fine Arts & Architecture Library, University of Utah
Erin Carraher, Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Utah
Greg Hatch, Head of Creativity and Innovation Services, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

Not just a room of stuff: Architectural material collections 101     
Karen Munro, Head of Portland Library & Learning Commons, University of Oregon

Conversion of the architecture library to a professional model: What works and what doesn’t     
Cindy Frank, Architecture Librarian, University of Maryland       

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Jessica Aberle

Graduate Research Assistant, Architecture and Planning, University of Texas at Austin


Erin Carraher

Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Utah
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Cindy Frank

Architecture, Preservation, Planning Librarian, RA, University of Maryland
I am currently the LIbrary Assembly Chair so I would be happy to talk about shared governance. I am also the Diversity Officer for the Libraries, and as such I am co-chair of the Diveristy Advisory Committee. Campus-wide there is a Diversity Officer for each department or school or... Read More →
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Greg Hatch

Dept. Head for Creativity & Innovation, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
I am a Program Co-chair for the 2019 ARLIS/NA Conference. Comments and questions welcome!
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Luke Leither

Art & Architecture Librarian, University of Utah - K.W. Dumke Fine Arts and Architecture Library
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Viveca Pattison Robichaud

Curator, Books, Canadian Centre for Architecture

Friday March 11, 2016 8:00am - 9:30am PST
Puget Sound Room The Seattle Westin, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101