Alex Watkins Curriculum Vitae

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Alex Watkins Curriculum Vitae

  1. 1. Watkins | Curriculum Vitae | Page 1 of 4 184 UCB, E250F 1720 Pleasant Street Boulder, CO 80309 alexander.watkins@colorado.edu ALEXANDER WATKINS | CURRICULUM VITAE | JUNE 2014 MSLIS Library and Information Science Pratt Institute, 2012 MS History of Art & Design Pratt Institute, 2012 Thesis: Free Will under Fire: Jesuit Baroque Church Decoration as Theological Argument BA Majors in History of Art and Anthropology University of California Berkeley, 2007 University Libraries, University of Colorado Boulder Arts & Humanities Department Assistant Professor / Art & Architecture Librarian, 2012- Articles  Watkins, Alexander. “Zotero for Personal Image Management,” Art Documentation 32, no. 2 (Fall 2013), 301-313. (refereed)  Evans, Sian, Hilary Thompson, and Alexander Watkins. “Discovering Open Access Art History: A Comparative Study of the Indexing of Open Access Art Journals.” Serials Librarian 61, no. 2 (Fall 2011), 168-188.  Manzella, Christina, and Alexander Watkins. “Performance Anxiety: Performance Art in Twenty-First Century Catalogs and Archives.” Art Documentation 30, no. 1 (Spring 2011), 28-32. (refereed) Book Chapters  Kuglitsch, Rebecca, and Alexander Watkins. “Creating connective Library Spaces: A librarian-student collaboration model.” Accepted for The 21st Century Library, edited by Bradford Eden. Washington, DC: Scarecrow Press. (in progress)
  2. 2. Watkins | Curriculum Vitae | Page 2 of 4 Internal Publications  Lindquist, Thea, Holley Long, Alexander Watkins, et. al. DH + CU: Future Directions for Digital Humanities at CU Boulder. Digital Humanities Task Force Report, 46 pp. Reviews  Watkins, Alexander. Review of “Elevating Western American Art: Developing an Institute in the Cultural Capital of the Rockies.” ARLIS/NA reviews. November, 2012. International  Lindquist, Thea, Holley Long, and Alexander Watkins. “Multi-methodology in Library Research: Using mixed methods to examine changing researcher needs in the digital humanities.” Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Libraries, Istanbul, Turkey. May, 2014.  Rebecca Kuglitsch, Natalia Tingle and Alexander Watkins. “Using Cloud Services to Facilitate Research Consultations: A study of student experiences and preferences.” Poster presentation, Special Libraries Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada. June, 2014. National  Lindquist, Thea, Holley Long, and Alexander Watkins. “Supporting Digital Humanists: Taking a Data- Driven Approach to Needs Assessment and Service Design.” Data-Driven Digital Humanities and the Library, Charleston, SC. June, 2014.  “Teaching the Law and Ethics of Image Use in an Age of Appropriate and Piracy.” LOEX Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. May, 2014.  “Untangling the Law and Ethics of Image Use in an Age of Appropriation and Piracy.” ARLIS/NA Conference, Washington, DC. May, 2014.  “Why Open Access Matters for the Arts.” ACRL Arts Discussion Forum, ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. June, 2013.  “Expanding Zotero’s Image Universe: Building translators to harvest our digital collections.” Emerging Technology Forum, ARLIS/NA Conference, Pasadena, CA. April 2013.  “Creating a Graphic Novel Section at your Library.” presenter and panelist, Graphic Novels in the Library II, Wondercon, San Francisco, CA. March 2009. Local  “Preservation and Documentation of Performance Art: Problematics.” Presenter and panelist, Jong-Ku Kim, Visiting Artist’s Lecture & Panel, Boulder, CO. February 2014.  “Open Access and the Humanities.” Presenter and panelist, Open Access at CU, Boulder, CO. October 2012. Virtual
  3. 3. Watkins | Curriculum Vitae | Page 3 of 4  “Teaching the Law and Ethics of Image Use in an Age of Appropriate and Piracy.” LOEX Encore Presentation. June 2014.  “Why Open Access Matters for the Arts.” Perspectives on Art Publishing: Past, Present, Future and Open, ARLIS/NA and ACRL-Arts joint webinar. February 2014.  Day of Digital Humanities, Task Force Blog. April 2013. http://dayofdh2013.matrix.msu.edu/cuboulderlibraries/  Zotero Citation Style, Chicago Manual of Style (figures & illustrations). April 2013. http://www.zotero.org/styles  Blog Posts, CU Libraries News. http://libpress.colorado.edu/?author=45  Guest Blogger, The Desk Set, 4 posts. March 2012. http://thedeskset.org/  Watkins, Alexander, Valerie Albicker, and Deborah Fink. Jongku Kim’s Artist in Residence Visit, Performance Piece, and Panel Discussion, $3,000 grant from the President’s Fund for the Humanities. November, 2013.  Lindquist, Thea, Holley Long, and Alexander Watkins. Digital Humanities Symposium and Workshop, $3,500 special event grant from the CU Boulder Committee on the Arts and Humanities. March 2013. Credit Courses ENVD 4764: Research Skills in Environmental Design (1 credit course). Spring, 2014. ARTH 4029/5029: Art History Research Methods (1 credit course). Fall, 2013. Library Seminars 21-30 Course integrated library seminars per semester World Art Studies Coordination of 15-17 graduate student led library seminars per semester for ARTH1300 and ARTH1400 National  Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)  Public Policy Committee, 2014-  Professional Development Committee, Education Subcommittee, 2014-  Mountain West Chapter, 2012-
  4. 4. Watkins | Curriculum Vitae | Page 4 of 4 University Service  College of Media, Communication and Information Implementation Committee  Design, Strategic Thinking and Advertising Subcommittee, 2013- Library Service  Faculty Director of Libraries Information Technology Search Committee, 2014  Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Librarians Search Committee, 2013  Committee on Recruitment to the Profession of Academic Librarianship, 2013-  Chair, 2013  Virtual Presence Working Group, 2013-  Co-Chair, 2013-  Digital Humanities Task Force, 2013-  Co-Coordinator and Panel Moderator, dh+CU Symposium, August 2013  Scholarly Communications Working Group, 2012-  User Experience Working Group, 2012-2013  Leadership Education for Advancement and Promotion (LEAP). Boulder, CO. May 14-16, 2013.  Crafting Assessment Questions: Creating the Tools to Assess Information Literacy Objectives for Art and Design, Pasadena, CA, April 26, 2013  Zotero Workshop, Boulder, CO, November 15-16, 2012.  THATcamp: Digital Humanities in Libraries, Denver, CO. November 2012. Co-discussion leader for session: Starting a Digital Humanities Program.  Art Books and E-Books: A Difficult Conversation? Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, September 2012.

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