Charles B. Sears Law Library, 441 O'Brian Hall
M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1998; B.A., Art History, 1993
- 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. Manages various aspects of innovative collection management strategies, including demand driven acquisition of ebooks, collaborative collection development, and data-driven decision-making for various aspects of academic collections and resource sharing.
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 ppositions, 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, comprehensive shared print storage, demand-driven acquisitions, and academic library acquisitions and collections workflow redesign.
"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.
“Patron-Driven Acquisitions in Consortia,” with Gregory Doyle and Sheryl Knab, American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, California, June 23, 2012.
“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.
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