Fall 2020 Chapter Meeting

The ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2020 Meeting was 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


Women in Glasshouses: Women at the Lamp

SaveThe Corning Museum of Glass recently completed a six-month blog series “Women in Glasshouses.”  The bi-weekly highlighted the many ways that women have contributed to the glass industry in the 100 years since the ratification of the 19th amendment.

To read any of the 11 entries in the Women in Glasshouses series, click here.

Chapter member Beth Hylen, retired Reference Librarian at the Rakow Research Library of the Corning Museum of Glass, wrote a post focused on women using the technique of lampworking, Women at the Lamp.