Image Resources Interest Group

Charge

To provide a forum for ongoing discussion of the unique issues presented by the development and support of interdisciplinary image resources in academic libraries.

About Us

IRIG activities address members' interests in a range of image-related topics, including: selecting and using subscription image databases, choosing digital asset management and presentation tools, working with images across systems and platforms, supporting faculty research and teaching with images, developing interdisciplinary image collections, collaborating with academic departments and across library units to support image resource development and use, image cataloging and metadata, effective access to image resources through library web sites, visual literacy, image copyright, digital capture, and more.

Roster

Prof. Robin Leech (Convener, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Kristina Maria Keogh (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Shilpa Rele (Past Convener, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Ms. Amanda Milbourn (Web Editor, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Casey L. Kinson (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2012. Last retrieved on 07/23/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) is governed by a Steering Committee that includes a Convener, Incoming Convener, and Past Convener. A fourth IRIG officer is a Listserv/Website Administrator. IRIG membership is open to all ACRL members, and we welcome participation from all ACRL and ALA members.

Origin

The Image Resources Interest Group was established at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
Join the Image Resources Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL listserv.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.

Staff Liaison

Chase Ollis
Program Coordinator
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2521
E-mail: collis@ala.org