Saturday, January 12, 2013


SUMMER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR VISUAL RESOURCES AND IMAGE MANAGEMENT 2013 The Art Libraries Society/North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) are pleased to announce the launch of the 2013 Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management website. The SEI curriculum is suited to information professionals new to the field, those currently enrolled in library schools who wish to augment their skills with image management training, and more experienced professionals eager to respond to fast-changing technological advancements and job requirements. Individuals with a range of professional roles have benefited from past SEIs, including visual resources professionals, university and public librarians, archivists, and museum professionals responsible for image rights and reproductions. SEI 2013 will be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor June 18-21, 2013. This intensive workshop will feature a curriculum that specifically addresses the requirements of today’s professional, and will include hands-on and lecture modules. Expert instructors will cover intellectual property rights, digital imaging, metadata and cataloging, the essential tools of image management, and how to expand your professional role. Attendees will also have an opportunity to discuss and brainstorm on a range of issues, from new media and marketing visual reources to professional development and future career roles, during the interactive session planned for the final morning of SEI. Registration opens for SEI 2013 on January 21, 2013. In the meantime, feel free to contact the SEI co-chairs Betha Whitlow ( and Amy Trendler ( with question