Fall 2020 Meeting (Virtual): November 13, 2020

The ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2020 Meeting will be held virtually on Friday, November 13 from 9:30 am – noon.

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2020 Meeting
Friday, November 13 (Virtual)

9:30-10:15: Business Meeting:

  • Introductions
  • Review of Spring 2020 meeting minutes (Eboni)
  • Treasurer’s report (John)
  • Update from the ARLIS leadership town halls
  • Spring 2021 meeting?

10:15-10:30: Coffee break

10:30-12:00: Discussions & Lightning Round Presentations:

  • Round table discussion: Member libraries during the pandemic
  • Round table discussion: Equity, inclusion, and diversity efforts in your library
  • Lightning round presentations:

Architectural Working Drawings Digitization Project – Barbara Opar, Librarian for Architecture, Syracuse University
Epidemics, Economics, and Elections: The Editorial Cartoons of John Scott Clubb and Elmer Messner –
Jody Sidlauskas,  Associate Archivist, RIT Libraries
Cornell University Library’s Digital Collections
, Marsha Taichman, Visual Resources & Public Services Librarian, Cornell University
Lucy Scribner Library’s Digital Collections, Yvette Cortes, Fine Arts Librarian, Skidmore College


“New Glass Now | Context” exhibition at The Rakow Research Library, Corning Museum of Glass

New Glass Now | Context provides a glimpse of the history behind the current exhibition, New Glass Now by exploring the Museum’s Glass 1959 and New Glass: A Worldwide Survey (1979) exhibitions and the 40-year run of the contemporary glass journal New Glass Review.

“New Glass Now | Context” is curated by Susie J. Silbert
Curator of Modern and Contemporary Glass and Colleen McFarland Rademaker
Associate Librarian, Special Collections, Rakow Library

Find directions, blog posts, videos, and more on the exhibition page.


“Latitude: Persuasive Cartography” exhibition at the Kroch Library, Cornell University

Latitude: Persuasive Cartography features highlights from the PJ Mode Collection of Persuasive Cartography—maps intended primarily to influence opinions and beliefs, rather than to communicate geographical information.

Latitude: Persuasive Cartography” will be on view in the Hirshland Exhibition Gallery through February 21, 2020. The gallery is located in The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.