Please welcome your new ArLiSNAP feature post writer, Madelynn Dickerson!Posted: May 7, 2015
Hello! I am originally from Southern California and I work at the Pearson Library California Lutheran University as the information specialist overseeing reference services and serve as subject specialist for the visual arts, among other subjects. I also teach art history as adjunct faculty in the Art Department. I have a Master’s degree in art history
from the University of Edinburgh and I taught art history and composition courses at the American Academy of Art in Chicago before coming back home to California a few years ago. I am currently a student in the MLIS program at San Jose State University.
I have a broad range of interests in art librarianship, including collection development, special collections, and the library as a facilitator for creative scholarship. I recently collaborated with two artist/poets on VESSEL: Text (Re)Accessioned, an erasure poetry project using deselected library material. I love teaching and really digging into research.
I’m very excited to be sharing ideas with everyone as a writer at ArLiSNAP!