Visual Resources Association (VRA) Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA
March 17 – 20, 2010

ARTstor staff will attend the 2010 Visual Resources Association (VRA) Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia from March 17 to March 20, 2010 and participate in a number of sessions as well as host a User Group meeting.

Please see the VRA program for additional details.

  • Wednesday, March 17, 2010:
    1:00 pm — Opening Plenary: Peter Brantley, the Internet Archive. Gretchen Wagner, ARTstor General Counsel, will moderate this session focusing on the potential for collective action among libraries and VR departments to protect and defend the role of the scholar and access to scholarly and educational materials.

    4:00 pm — ARTstor User Group Meeting. Learn about what’s new in ARTstor. Brief presentations by Dustin Wees, ARTstor Director of Metadata and Cataloging, Elizabeth Berenz, ARTstor User Services Associate, and Cara Hirsch, ARTstor Assistant General Counsel, will be followed by a Q&A session.

  • Thursday, March 18, 2010:

    9:00 am — By the Numbers: Gathering and Using Statistics. Elizabeth Darocha Berenz, ARTstor User Services Associate, will explore the unique needs and challenges of reporting and effectively evaluating the usage of multimedia resources.

  • Friday, March 19, 2010:

    12:00 pm — Intellectual Property Rights Committee Meeting. Gretchen Wagner, ARTstor General Counsel, will co-chair this session with Chris Sundt.