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Katharine's role in the library
Call me Katie. I provide reference and library instruction in all areas of art, art history and architecture, including work with the PWR program. I also work with our image database, imagebase.stanford.edu, which is a great resource for locating primarily art images. You'll find me at the Reference Desk in the Art Library on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Please come find me. I'm happy to help!
Topic Guides by Katharine
|Guide||Last Updated||Subject tag|
|Film studies: basic literature||2015-03-02||Art, Film and media studies|
|American art: before 1900||2015-03-02||Art, Art history, American history|
|American art: 1900 to present||2015-03-02||Art, Art history, American history|
|Design||2015-03-02||Art, Advertising and media, Art history, Design, Mechanical design, Mechanical engineering, Communication and journalism|
|Conceptual art||2015-03-02||Art, Art history, Art philosophy|
|Art history: beginning research||2015-03-02||Art, Art history|
|Architectural construction and design||2015-11-17||Architecture, Civil engineering|
Course Guides by Katharine
|PWR 2PB||Fall 2014||The Power of Political Photography||Bator, P.|
|ARTHIST 1||Fall 2013||Introduction to the Visual Arts||Nemerov, A.|
|SLE||Winter 2016||SLE: Renaissance and Baroque Paintings||Watkins, G.|
|PWR 1 1EC||Fall 2013||From the Galleries to the Streets: The Rhetoric of Public Space Art||Cirillo-McCarthy, E.|
|ITALIC 95W||Winter 2016||ITALIC library resources||Steichen, J.|
|PWR 1MS||Spring 2016||Seeing Nature: The Power of Environmental Visual Rhetoric||Stroud, M.|
|PWR 2ZS||Spring 2014||Designing Memorials: Building Rhetoric into Commemoration||Sifuentes, Z.|
|FILMSTUD 4||Winter 2014||Introduction to Film Studies||Levi, P.|
|ARTHIST 1A||Winter 2016||Introduction to the Visual Arts: Prehistoric to Medieval||Pentcheva, B.|
|PWR 1GMA||Spring 2016||Dancing about Architecture: Or Finding Words for the Wordless||Moyer, Gabrielle|
I'm active in the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA).
Contributer, Marmor, Max., and Alex Ross. Guide to the Literature of Art History 2. Chicago: American Library Association, 2005.
More about Katharine
I've worked as an art librarian for over twenty years in both academic and museum libraries and bring a wide range of experience to Stanford. I volunteer as a docent at the Cantor Arts Center where I work with a lot of young children and am constantly learning new things. My academic interests are varied but I would say I am most interested in architectural history and contemporary Chinese art. I recently audited a course about Sicilian art and architecture and look forward to visiting this fascinating place at some point in the future.