Due to COVID-19,  IMATS remains closed for the Fall 2020 semester.  Our service changes are listed here. See the Online Teaching Support section for more information about Zoom and CourseWorks, and email courseworks@barnard.edu if you still have questions.

All events are postponed or canceled. Visit our hours page for current information about building access and services.

IMATS

IMATS now has equipment for music makers: Korg Volca Sample Digital Sample Sequencer, Korg Volca Beats Analog Rhythm Machine, and Numark DJ2GO2 Touch Pocket DJ Controller. Check them out on the IMATS Patron Portal.

Congratulations and thanks to the IMATS team, led by Melanie Hibbert, who set
up 864 classes to go online in two days, in addition to leading faculty trainings. The Zoom team includes Karl- Mary Akre, Elana Altman, Patrick Eisenhauer, Rachel James, Marko Krkeljas, and Ben Rosner.

 

MEDIA CENTER

Congratulations to Jane Rooks ‘21, Shaden Safieddine Tazi ‘21, and Aicha Cherif ‘23 on being accepted to the Media Center’s Spring 2020 Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program.

Picture of four girls

 

STAFF NEWS

Alicia Peaker joins the Barnard Library as Digital Scholarship Librarian. Alicia comes to Barnard from Bryn Mawr College where she served as the Director of Digital Scholarship, Critical Making, and Digital Collections Management.

Portrait Alicia Peaker

 

We also welcome Brendane Taylor, our first ever Collections Strategy Graduate Assistant! Brendane is a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in the PhD program in Anthropology at Columbia University.

Portrait Brendane Taylor

 

PROFESSIONAL NEWS

On March 4, Zine Librarian Jenna Freedman joined zine makers Haley Bossé and Andrew Cornell at Williams College to discuss zines and the place of zines in higher education and libraries.

On March 14, Global Studies Librarian Vani Natarajan conducted the “Citation as Liberation: Building Collective Bibliographies with Zotero” Workshop at the Weeksville Heritage Center.

 

PERSONAL LIBRARIANS

Art & Architecture librarian Meredith Wisner has taught two courses on copyright
for digital projects so far this spring. These sessions give students an understanding of intellectual property, copyright, and fair use in an online publishing context.