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Catherine R. Larkin

Head, Digital Initiatives and Art Image LibraryAssociate Professor, Library

B.A., LIU PostM.A., Queens College, CUNYPh.D., The Palmer School of Library and Information Science, LIU Post

Specialties

Art Librarianship, Information Retrieval in the Visual Arts, Medieval Art History

Publications

Author, Art Collecting on a Global Scale: Non-European Objects from the William Randolph Hearst Archive Catherine Larkin. Vol 30 # 1, pp.1-28, March 2014, Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation
Co-author and editor, Gilding the Gilded Age: Interior Decoration Tastes and Trends in New York City, 2013; available at: https://gildedage3.omeka.net
Author, The William Randolph Hearst Archive: An Emerging Opportunity for Digital Art Research and Scholarship, available at: http://ica.princeton.edu/digitalbooks/digitalworldofarthistory2013/2.C.Larkin.pdf
Presented at, The Digital World of Art History 2013: From Theory to Practice, Princeton University, June 26th, 2013.
Author, "Current Research Methodologies of Scholars in the Visual Arts: Toward an emerging model in image and text retrieval for the domain," [in:] Technology and "The Death of Art History, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of Computers and the History of Art (CHArt) held at the British Computer Society," London, 10-11 November 2010, vol. xiii, ed. by A. Bentkowska-Kafel and J. Pilcher, available at: http://www.chart.ac.uk/chart2010//papers/larkin-paper.pdf
Author, (Ph.D. Dissertation): "A Study of Information Seeking Behaviors and Processes in Subsets of Fine Arts Humanities Scholars: Toward a New Model in Image and Text Retrieval." (2010)
Co-Author, "Integrating Informatics in Humanities Activities and Research," published in the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Proceedings of the 73rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting on Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem, (2010)
Author, "Looking Toward the Future While Learning From the Past: Information Retrieval in the Visual Arts," published in Art Documentation, (2010)
Author, "A Reappraisal of the William Randolph Hearst Archive at Long Island University: Information Preservation and Access" published in Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation, (2009)
Author, "A Study of Information Seeking Behaviors and Processes in Subsets of Visuals Arts Humanities Scholars: Toward a New Model in Image and Text Retrieval, (Phase I)," published in the Canadian Association for Information Science's 35th Annual Conference Proceedings Online, (2007)
Author, "New Challenges for Image Professionals in Small Institutions: Strategies for Converting Archival Collections into Scholarly Information on the Web," Conference Proceedings, published in Visual Resources Association Bulletin, (2006)
Author, "The William Randolph Hearst Archives: A Medieval Cistercian Monastery in North Miami," Conference Proceedings, published in Visual Resources Association Bulletin, (2005)

Exhibits

Guest Curator, "Mary at the Third Millennium: Images of the Virgin in Art," Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, New York. February 7-April 2, 2000.
Guest Curator, "Art Collecting on a Global Scale: Non-Western Objects from the William Randolph Hearst Archive," Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, New York. September 10-November 10, 2012.

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