Recent Bibliographic Notes
- Recommended Blogs for Art Reviews
Contributors: Joel Atkinson, Rachel Beckwith, Sherman Clarke, Jennifer Faist, Joy Garnett, Jennifer L. Hehman, Jacqueline L. Rogers, Amy Watson
Edited by Jennifer L. Hehman and Kraig Binkowski
- Women in Art
Compiled by Jennifer L. Hehman
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Past Bibliographic Notes
All Bibliographic Notes columns are compiled by Jennifer Hehman, unless noted otherwise.
- 1998, issue 5: Subject Indexing and Controlled Vocabularies: Curious Variations and Inconsistencies, Elisa Lanzi
- 1999, issue 2: Art Theft: Restitution and the legacy of WWII, compiled by Jennifer Hehman; Disaster Preparedness and Preservation.
- 1999, issue 4: Conservation Information on the Internet: A Brief Selection of Sites, Patricia T. Thompson; Electronic Serials: Selected Bibliography, Stephanie Moye; Virtual Artists' Books, Anne-Dorothee Boehme, annotated by Jennifer Hehman
- 1999, issue 6: Legal Issues in the Art World; Citing Digital Images, Web Sites, and other Electronic Sources; Evaluating Web Sites; Selected Reviews of Art Web Sites; Health and Safety Issues in Art Libraries and Collections; Selected Multiple Links Web Sites of Art and Architectural History; Art Education: K-12 Web Sites; Web Sites for Critical Thinking; Art Materials Suppliers Web Pages
- 2000, issue 2: WPA Federal Art Projects: Resources;
Architectural Construction Techniques; Case Study Videos; and Selected Web Sites
- 2000, issue 4: Basic Print Sources in Ancient Art and Archaeology, Eileen Markson and Christina Huemer
- 2000, issue 6: Resources for Finding Grants and
Writing Proposals, Fran Huehls; Recent Resources for Dealing with Violence in
the Academic Library
- 2001, issue 2: Disaster Planning
- 2001, issue 4: Selected Thematic Art Video Series and Sets: (5+ volumes)
- 2001, issue 6: Biographical Movies about Artists, Peggy Keeran
- 2002, issue 1: Indiana Artists Biographies: Hidden Treasures
- 2002, issue 4: Art Education
- 2002, issue 6: potpourri
- 2003, issue 3: Current Web Sites for Collection Development
- 2003, issue 6: Web Sites on the Current Status of Cultural Heritage in Afghanistan and Iraq
- 2004, issue 1: E-journals
- 2004, issue 3: Legal Protection for the Preservation of Cultural Artifacts: Web Resources, Vibiana Bowman; Information Needs and Sources for Artists: A Praxis Approach: Selected Bibliography, Sandra Cowan
- 2004, issue 6: Ancient Greece and Rome: Arts, Literature and Culture
- 2005, issue 3: Our Institutional Histories and the History of Art Education: Documenting the History of the Art Library for the Future
Disaster Planning for the Art Library:
Edited by Jennifer L. Hehman, Posted 12/20/05
Some Current Resources for Members to Consider
Resource Center Web Sites:
Sampler of Regional Online Disaster Manuals with Lists of Supplies, Services, and Equipment:
- Los Angeles Preservation Network, Inc.: "List of Disaster Supplies and Suppliers."
Focused mainly on the Southern California region for vendors and facilities, it also includes many national vendors as well. Others can use this as a model for a disaster supply list by replacing local vendors with their own local suppliers.
- The Detroit Institute of Arts: Disaster & Conservation Resources: "Disaster Preparedness Planning" by Barbara Heller, 2005.
For statewide art libraries.
- The Detroit Institute of Arts: "Disaster Supplies, Services, and Equipment," 2000.
Extensive listing of supplies, services and equipment. An older version of the resource above, and additional disaster planning and preparedness resources available from this Web page.
- Disaster Mitigation Planning Assistance: "Disaster Preparedness."
- The State Library of Ohio: A Disaster Preparedness Plan for Small Public Libraries. by Jan Haines, 2002. (last revised June 2005)
Also available on ERIC. Good model manual and checklists for one-person run libraries or collections.
Southeast United States
- SOLINET: "Disaster Mitigation & Recovery Resources."
Information on hurricane preparedness for libraries, response and recovery, and technical leaflets for many other causes in both English and Spanish.
Selected Recent Publications:
Alire, Camila, ed. Library Disaster Planning and Recovery Handbook. New York: Neal-Schuman, c2000. Excellent manual.
Cowan, Janet. Dry Methods for Surface Cleaning Paper. rev. ed. Technical Bulletin (CCI), no. 11. Ottawa: Canadian Conservation Institute, c2001. Also issued in French. One of many excellent tech, bulletins available from CCI. Good for dealing with smoke damage on paper.
Cravey, Pamela J. Protecting Library Staff, Users, Collections, and Facilities: A How-To-Do-It Manual. How-To-Do-It Manuals for Librarians, no. 103. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2001. Deals with security issues in emergency planning.
Disaster Planning: Soaring to Excellence Videos. VHS. Chicago: American Library Association, c2000. 146 minutes. Includes a guidebook. Good for presentations to staff and for disaster planning annual reviews.
Dorge, Valerie, and Sharon Jones, comps. Building an Emergency Plan: a Guide for Museums and Other Cultural Institutions. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, c1999. Handbook for emergency planning for museums and their libraries.
Feather, John, ed. Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments. Aldershot, Hampshire, UK: Ashgate, c2004. Day to day preventive measures to take before a disaster happens.
Kahn, Miriam. Disaster Response and Planning for Libraries. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003. Also available as an e-book from NetLibrary.
Kahn, Miriam. Protecting Your Library's Digital Sources: The Essential Guide to Planning and Preservation. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. Also available as an e-book from NetLibrary.
Matthews, Graham, and John Feather, eds. Disaster Management for Libraries and Archives. Aldershot, Hampshire, UK: Ashgate, c2003. Although written for UK, includes conversions for the U.S.
Robinson, Michael K. Disaster Recovery Planning for Nonprofits. Dallas: Hamilton Books, c2003. Good handbook for emergency data protection and nonprofit organizations.
Thenell, Jan. The Library's Crisis Communications Planner: A PR Guide for Handling Every Emergency. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004. Great insights and advice for managers of libraries for handling patrons and media during a crisis.
Thompson, Rosemary. Crisis Intervention and Crisis Management: Strategies That Work in Schools and Communities. New York: Brunner-Routledge, 2004. Good handbook for dealing with the emotional toll of handling a "disaster" situation with your staff, patrons, yourself, etc. Includes dealing with a sense of "loss" and "compassion fatigue."
Wellheiser, Johanna G. An Ounce of Prevention: Integrated Disaster Planning for Archives, Libraries, and Record Centres. 2nd ed. Toronto: Canadian Archives Foundation, 2002. Excellent manual with particular information for Canadian libraries.
Wisner, Benjamin, ed. Environmental Health in Emergencies and Disasters: A Practical Guide. Geneva: World Health Organization, c2002. Also available online.
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