Monthly Archives: May 2012

New database: The FAL has acquired the Vogue Archive!

The Vogue Archive is a complete database of Vogue (US edition) that is straightforward and easy to use, and also a lot of fun. Every issue (production began in 1892!) has been reproduced in high-resolution color images, and each cover, … Continue reading

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Dance of Death Resources

While processing some of our older books for our special collection, I happened upon two books containing similar sequences of images of skeletons and humans.  Curiosity piqued, I searched the Grove Dictionary of Art Online and found an entry on … Continue reading

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FAL Worker Profile: Janna Page

Undergraduate Student Worker Profile Full Name:  Janna Mae Page How long have you worked at the FAL: August 2011     What is your… Major:  Telecommunications with Fine Arts Minor Year in school (Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student);  Sophmore … Continue reading

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FAL Worker Profile: Elizabeth Nash

    Undergraduate Student Worker Profile Full Name:  Elizabeth Nash How long have you worked at the FAL: 1 week!   What is your… Major:  Art History & Gender Studies Year in school: Senior Favorite thing about working at the … Continue reading

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FAL Worker Profile: Aaron Bragg

Full Name:  Aaron Denton Bragg How long have you worked at the FAL: Two summers     What is your… Major:  English Lit/Art History Year in school:  Junior Favorite thing about working at the FAL: Coming across interesting books and … Continue reading

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Museum, Gallery, and Contemporary Art Podcasts

Podcasting is a web-based broadcast medium that has been around for nearly ten years now.  The term “podcast” is a bit of a misnomer; you do not need an iPod or in most cases even iTunes to listen to a … Continue reading

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FAL Worker Profile: Trevor Day

Full Name: Trevor Warren Day How long have you worked at the FAL: one year         What is your… Major: Fine Arts Studio Art…Ceramics Year in school: Sophomore Favorite thing about working at the FAL: How quiet … Continue reading

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Diorama delight!

Today’s post is inspired by today’s VSL, or Very Short List. I find brief things very inspiring these days, I think partly because I’m too busy to want invest in anything more long term. At any rate, while I work … Continue reading

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Fine Arts Library Summer Hours

Dear Fine Arts Library users, I wanted to personally thank you for filling out the hours survey I sent out a few weeks ago. I enjoyed learning more about your study habits and needs as they pertain to the Fine … Continue reading

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