Meet Greg Borman, ArLiSNAP Guest Conference Blogger

The Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals (ArLiSNAP) welcomes Greg Borman as ArLiSNAP conference blogger for this year’s Visual Resource Association + Art Libraries Society of North America Joint Conference.

As a newly-minted librarian, Greg will capture and share his experiences during a conference that promises to celebrate excellence and further attendees’ professional development.  The joint conference runs March 24 through 28, 2011.

Greg earned his Master of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute (2000) and received his Master of Library and Information Science degree (2010) from San Jose State University.

Greg has served as a reviewer for Art Libraries Society of North America Reviews and as a peer reviewer for the Society’s Art Documentation.  Greg’s writings on U.S. rural libraries, controlled vocabularies with relationship to the Semantic Web, and art exhibitions have appeared in the peer-reviewed Library Student Journal, Special Library Association’s Bayline, and numerous Web-based art journals.

Greg’s pre-professional and professional experiences include work at the Stanford University Libraries, University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library/Geschke Center, California State Library, and the Asian Art Museum’s C. Laan Chun Library Center.

For more information about the conference, please visit vra-arlis2011.org.

About the Art Libraries Society of North America and Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals

Founded in 1972, Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is devoted to fostering excellence in art librarianship and visual resources curatorship.  The Society is a dynamic and diverse organization, representing over 1,000 individuals and organizations spanning the United States, Canada, Mexico, and overseas.  For more information, please visit arlisna.org.

Art Library Students and New ARLIS Professionals (ArLiSNAP) is a special interest group within ARLIS/NA.  The group’s mission is to provide an open forum for sharing ideas pertinent to art librarianship amongst its constituency and the world beyond.  For over seven years, ArLiSNAP has continuously provided ARLIS/NA with thought leadership and innovative programming.  For more information, please visit, arlisnap.org.

About the Visual Resource Association

The Visual Resources Association is a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of image management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments.  The Association is committed to providing leadership in the visual resources field, developing and advocating standards, and offering educational tools and opportunities for the benefit of the community at large.  For more information, please visit vraweb.org.

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