Charles B. Sears Law Library, 441 O'Brian Hall
M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin; B.A., Art History; Certification in Project Management UB School of Business
- Visual Studies (Art & Art History)
- Arts Management
Assists with and coordinates inititiatives and special projects for the Collections & Research Services Division, University at Buffalo Libraries. Provides reference service in person and virtually for the Arts & Sciences Libraries. Serves as liaison and subject selector for Visual Studies (Art & Art History) and Arts Management.
Resources By Subject
Art & Art History (Visual Studies)
Curriculum Vitae / Bio
Kate Cunningham is the collections project manager and subject librarian/liaison to the Department of Visual Studies and Arts Management Program. Prior positions include: Arts & Humanities Librarian, Colorado State University and various positions, assistantships and internships at the University of Texas at Austin, the City of Houston, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the University at Buffalo Libraries.
Research / Service Area
Research interests include: long range planning and sustainability of research libraries' collections, collaborative collection development and resource sharing, data-driven collection management/collection assessment, comprehensive shared print storage and preservation, demand-driven acquisitions/collections and the future of library research collections and usability, including digital and print scholarship.
"Breaking New Ground: A Demand Driven Ebook Model in a Multi-type Library Environment," with Sheryl Knab, Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquistion, Charleston, South Caroline, November 7, 2013.
“Meet them Where They Are: Patron Driven Ebooks in a Multi-type Consortia,” with Joseph Riggie and Jennifer Smathers, State University of New York Librarians (SUNYLA) Conference, Buffalo, New York, June 14, 2013.
Shared Collections & Services: Innovative Strategies for the New Millennium, 2013, panelist and panel facilitator, Western New York Library Resources Council, Buffalo, New York, February 1, 2013.
“Radical Strategies for Cooperative Collection Development and Resource Sharing,” with H. Austin Booth and Cyril Oberlander, Association of College and Research Libraries 15th National Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 1, 2011.
"Leave the Driving to Them: Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) of eBooks,” with Charles Lyons, Upstate New York Special Libraries Association, Fall Meeting, Syracuse, New York, October 14, 2011.
"Careers in Art Librarianship," Art Libraries Society of North America, Western New York Chapter, Spring Meeting, Geneva, New York, April 7, 2006.
“International Poster Collection Digital Project,” Art Libraries Society of North America/West, Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, August 1, 2003.
“New Roles for Archives/Libraries: the on Campus University Experience,” with Carmel Bush, Colorado Digitization Project (CDP) Annual Leadership Seminar, Denver, Colorado, December 5, 2002.
“Colorado State University Libraries’ International Poster Project: Digitization Using CONTENTdm,” High Plains Library Association Annual Meeting and Retreat, Estes Park, Colorado, April 2002.
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