VRT at ALA 2015 in San Francisco: Programs & Events!
"When Text Isn't Enough: An Exploration into the World of Multimodal 
Scholarship in the Digital Arts, Sciences and Humanities"
co-sponsored by Video Round Table & ACRL
Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:00am

Moscone Convention Center - 2000 (W)

Increasingly, scholars are producing works in non-traditional genres and 
mediums, published using alternative platforms. This presentation will describe 
some of the trends and unique affordances of multimodal scholarship across the 
digital arts, sciences and humanities domains, with an emphasis on the video 
format. Examples discussed include innovative multimodal digital art 
scholarship, a recent study on science journal digital video abstracts, and 
multimodal digital humanities publications. We will also discuss the potential 
implications of these emerging areas of scholarship on librarians and library 
services, illustrated by two case studies of multimodal digital humanities 
projects in libraries - Community Voices at the University of Washington 
(Bothell) and Immigrant Stories at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities).


Speaker: Deborah 

Speaker: Denise Hattwig<http://connect.ala.org/search/ala_user/Denise+Hattwig>, 
Curator, Digital Collections & Services, UW Bothell Library, University of 
Washington Libraries

Speaker: Justin Schell<http://connect.ala.org/search/ala_user/Justin+Schell>, 
CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow, Digital Arts Sciences + Humanities, University of 
Minnesota Libraries

Speaker: Scott Spicer<http://connect.ala.org/search/ala_user/Scott+Spicer>, 
Media Outreach and Learning Spaces Librarian, University of Minnesota Libraries 
- Twin Cities


VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues 
relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, 
preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and 
related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective 
working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication 
between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and 

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