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Materials Special Interest Group at the VRA + ARLIS/NA 2nd Joint Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

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  • 1. Materials LibrariesSpecial Interest Group(MATSIG)
    VRA-ARLIS Annual Conference
    March 24, 2011
    Carol Terry & Mark PompeliaRhode Island School of Design
  • 2. Materials… More Questions than Answers
    Who is the target audience?
    How is the collection organized?
    Does the collection have a metadata schema?
    Do you maintain only current samples?
    Do you adhere to trends in material innovation?
    What areas do you target for collection development?
    What are your circulation policies for borrowing and item loss?
    What is the accommodation of physical space?
    How do you facilitate browsing?
    Storage
    Display
    Physical formatting
  • 3. Materials… More Questions than Answers
    Role of manager
    Role of finding aides
    Print resources on site
    Exhibits
    Student work
    Laboratory testing
    Safety
    Product literature
    Budget for acquisitions
    Subscriptions
    Finished object vs. raw sample
    Product demonstrations
    “What are people looking for and why is it here?”
  • 4. Materials…
    Library: too finite/complete?
    Lab: too scientific?
    Studio: too creative or messy?
    Collection: too limited?
    Center: just right???
    Departments
    Schools
    Libraries
    Architecture Firms
    Engineering
    Construction
    Color and/or Lighting components?
    Blog names: materio, materia, materiality, materialize, etc…
  • 5. Materials Products & Services
    Sweets Network
    building materials, products, manufacturers
    Construction Specifications Institute
    MasterFormat
    publication of CSI
    master list of numbers and titles classified by work results
    primarily used to organize project manuals and detailed cost information, and to relate drawing notations to specifications.
    Material Connexion
    Inventables
  • 6. Material Connexion
  • 7. Materials Library,Material Connexion
  • 8. Materials Library,Material Connexion
  • 9. Materials Library,Material Connexion
  • 10. Materials Library,Material Connexion
  • 11. Materials Library,Material Connexion
  • 12. Active Matter,Material Connexion
  • 13. Inventables
  • 14. Inventables
  • 15. Materials Bibliography & Research
    Materials Matter series by Material Connexion
    Ingredients series by Chris Lefteri
    Transmaterialseries by Blaine Brownell
  • 16. Materials Site Visits
    Material Connexion
    Pratt Institute
    Materials Library
    CSDS
    Art Center College of Design CMTEL
    New York School of Interior Design
    University of Houston School of Architecture
    California College of Art
  • 17. Center for Sustainable Design Studies, Pratt Institute
  • 18. Center for Sustainable Design Studies, Pratt Institute
  • 19. Center for Sustainable Design Studies, Pratt Institute
  • 20. Center for Sustainable Design Studies, Pratt Institute
    Material of the Month
    Case Study Research Guide
    Eco Design Strategies
    Green Glossary
    Material Research Example
    Materials Research Questionnaire
  • 21. Color Material Trends Exploration Laboratory (CMTEL)Art Center College of Design
  • 22. New York School of Interior Design
  • 23. Materials Research CollaborativeSchool of Architecture, University of Houston
  • 24. Materials Research CollaborativeSchool of Architecture, University of Houston
  • 25. Materials Research CollaborativeSchool of Architecture, University of Houston
  • 26. Materials Research CollaborativeSchool of Architecture, University of Houston
  • 27. Materials Research CollaborativeSchool of Architecture, University of Houston
  • 28. Materials Research CollaborativeSchool of Architecture, University of Houston
  • 29. New Materials Resource Center,California College of the Arts
  • 30. New Materials Resource Center,California College of the Arts
  • 31. New Materials Resource Center,California College of the Arts
  • 32. Material Resource Center,Rhode Island School of Design
  • 33. Material Resource Center,Rhode Island School of Design
    Material Resource Center
    The MRC will inspire the art and design community and provide access to a diverse range of materials and processes. The library will allow artist and student, professor and practitioner to explore technologies both new and old. The library will continue RISD’s unique tradition of the idea made tangible.
  • 34. Material Resource Center,Rhode Island School of Design
    2009 audit of existing collections around campusacross 24 departments !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Map resources with creation of an online map or locator
    Consolidate collections into central library
    • The MRC must be a direct reflection of the work happening at RISD.
  • MATSIG Blog: material|resource
  • 35. MATSIG Future?
    Updates from audience
    Communication Structure: Blog (+Wiki?)
    Future plans
    Plan to submit a materials paper for Visual Resources Curators session at the Southeast College Art Association (SECAC)
    Try to organize upcoming ARLIS/NA- or VRA -sponsored session at College Art Association
    Organize a session at ARLIS/NA 2012 in Toronto
    BLOG!

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