Artstor has been providing digital resources to enhance teaching and scholarship for ten years. In celebration, we have events scheduled for every day of this year’s VRA Conference. Join us to learn how we help VR professionals manage media for education and research.

VRA 2014
Pfister Hotel
Milwaukee, WI
March 12-14

Wednesday, March 12
Applying Visual Resources Expertise Beyond Art History
1:35-2:55 PM
Organizer: Rebecca Shows, Artstor User Services Assistant Director
Moderator: Mark Pompelia, Rhode Island School of Design
Presenters: Megan Battey, Middlebury College; Louise Putnam, University of Massachusetts Boston; Jenni Rodda, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; Mark Pompelia

Collaborating with Faculty: Building Special VR Collections
3:05-4:25 PM
Organizer/moderator: Elizabeth Berenz, Artstor Senior Implementation Manager
Presenters: Colette Lunday Brautigam, Lawrence University; Allan Kohl, Minneapolis College of Art and Design; Jason Roy, University of Minnesota

Thursday, March 13
Intellectual Property Rights Committee Meeting
9:05-10:25 AM
Co-chairs: Cara Hirsch, Artstor Deputy General Counsel; Molly Tighe, Mattress Factory
The committee develops and promotes VRA’s position on intellectual property and copyright issues. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Know your DAM Rights: Streamlining Image Distribution through DAM Integration and Copyright Clearances
1:35-2:55 PM
Organizer: Anne Young, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Presenters: Anne Young; Tascha Horowitz, Indianapolis Museum of Art; Cara Hirsch, Artstor; Dustin Wees, Artstor Director of Metadata and Cataloging
Brewing Relationships and Serving up Innovation: Sponsors’ Meet and Greet
5:00-6:30 PM
Meet us for Wisconsin cheeses and sausages, light hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar, and stick around for “Analyzing how users search: an examination of Artstor,” a poster presentation by Heather Lowe, California State University, San Bernardino.

Friday, March 14
Case Studies in International Copyright Compliance: Untangling the Web of Publishing and Sharing Copyrighted Content Online
10:35-11:55 AM
Organizers: Cara Hirsch, Artstor; Allan Kohl, Minneapolis College of Art and Design (on behalf of the VRA Intellectual Property Rights Committee); Vicky Brown, University of Oxford (on behalf of the VRA International Task Force)
Presenters: Matthias Arnold, University of Heidelberg; Vicky Brown, University of Oxford; Marta Bustillo, National College of Art and Design, Dublin; Lavinia Ciuffa, American Academy in Rome; Marika Sarvilahti, Aalto University, Helsinki

Shared Shelf User Group Meeting
1:35-2:55 PM
Organizer: Elizabeth Berenz, Artstor

Artstor Digital Library User Group Meeting
3:05-4:25 PM
Organizer: Rebecca Shows, Artstor
Presenters: Ian McDermott, Artstor Collection Development Manager; Rebecca Shows, Artstor