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ARTH 198/ Internship in Visual Resources
Winter  2019
Reading List

Required Readings

Kohl, Allen T., ‘Revisioning Art History: How a Century of Change in Imaging Technologies Helped Shape a Discipline’, VRA Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1 (2012): Article 2: 1-13.

Benjamin, Walter, “Unpacking My Library. A Talk about Book Collecting”, in Illuminations, New York: Schoken Books, 1968 pp. 59-68.

Caraffa, Costanza. “From ‘Photo Libraries’ to ‘Photo Archives’. On the epistemological potential of art-historical photo collections”, in Costanza Caraffa, ed., Photo Archives and the Photographic Memory of Art History. Munich: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2001. pp. 11-25.

Conway, Paul, “Building Meaning in Digitized Photographs”, Journal of the Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, Vol. 1. No. 1, 2009. pp. 2-8 and 11-17.

Burns, Jasmine, “Visual Materials in the Archive: Determining and Maintaining Value in a Postmodern Climate”, VRA Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 3, Article 5 (2015). pp. 1-14.

Pomerantz, Jeffrey, Metadata. The MIT Essential Knowledge Series. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2015. pp. 1-18.

Marshall, Hannah, ‘Preliminary Findings: A Comparative Study of Subject Metadata in an Images for Teaching Collection’, VRA Bulletin, Vol. 41. No. 2 (2015): Article 5: 1-9.

Practicum (Tools of the Trade)

Artstor Core 4.0: Data Dictionary and Cataloging Guidance for Use with Institutional Collections in Artstor.  New York: Artstor, 2008. Pp. 1-24.

‘The Florence Declaration’, Kunsthistoriches Institut in Florenz-Max-Plack-Institut, 2009. ‘

Baca, Murtha, et al., Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006. pp. xi-xiii and 1-9.

Harpring, Patricia, Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies: Terminology for Art, Architecture and Other Cultural Works. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2013. pp. 1-27.

Harpring, Patricia, Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies Featuring the Getty Vocabularies.   24 April 2018.