Arts & Humanities

Clay Lamp, Aegina. Kelsey Museum of ArchaeologyThe Library’s Arts & Humanities Team members support and enhance creative practice, research, teaching, and learning for arts and humanities disciplines across campus. We build and curate collections, provide consultation and instruction for research, learning, and data, and offer programming and services.


Barrow, Paul

Case, Beau (Head)

Castellana, Kristen

Cordell, Sigrid Anderson

Dennis, Scott

Garrett, Susan

Hallman, Phil

Imbesi, Jason

Keener, Alix

Pearce, Alexa

Price, Rebecca

Spencer, Deirdre

Vander Broek, Jamie

Verdiyan, Inna



Clay Lamp, Aegina. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Liaison Subject Areas

Art & Design

Art History


American Culture

Classical Studies


Digital Scholarship

English Language and Literature

Fine Arts

History (American, British, Canadian, European)

Museum Studies



Screen Arts & Cultures

Theatre & Drama

Urban Planning


Library Collections and Services

Art, Architecture & Engineering Library

Art, Architecture & Engineering Special Collections

Donald Hall Collection

Hatcher Graduate Library

Fine Arts Library


Materials Collection

Music Library

Screen Arts Mavericks & Makers


Other Liaison Relationships

Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) 

Alumni Association


Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies

Institute for the Humanities

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Living Arts

Sweetland Writing Center

Recent Staff Publications & Presentations

Case, Beau, "Visualization Hubs: Moving from Experimentation to Scalable Service," Annual Conference, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) (2015).


—, et al., "Learning the Arts: Libraries as Creative Partner," in Journal of Creative Library Practice (2014).


—, et al., "Librarians and Scholars: Partners in Digital Humanities," EDUCAUSE Review Online (2014).


Cordell, Sigrid Anderson, "Edith Maturin and the Wide World Magazine: New Woman Rewritings of Imperial Adventure," Victorian Literature and Culture 42.3 (Spring 2014): 457-474


, "Sex, Terror, and Bram Stoker's Dracula: Coppola's Reinvention of Film History," Neo-Victorian Studies 6:1 (2013): 1-21.


, et al., "The Apprentice Researcher: Using Undergraduate Researchers' Personal Essays to Shape Instruction and Services," portal: Libraries and the Academy 13.1 (2013): 37-59.


Dennis, Scott, et al., “Developing a User-Centered Article Discovery Environment,” in Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries (IGI Global, 2012): 194-224.


Hallman, Phil and Nicole Scholtz, "Mapping the Motor City's Cinemas: A Digital Humanities Project," Association of College & Research Libraries Conference (2013).


, "The Drive-In Movie Theater Celebrates its 80th Anniversary," radio interview, Stateside with Cynthia Canty, July 10, 2013.


, "From Drive-In to Drive-Thru: How Drive-In Theaters Changed What (and Where) We Eat," Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference (2012).


Keener, Alix, "The Arrival Fallacy: Collaborative Research Relationships in the Digital Humanities," Digital Humanities Quarterly 9:2 (2015).


, "Collaborative Research Relationships in Digital Humanities," Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) (2015).


, "Library (Publishing) School: Training and Competencies for the New Publishing Professional," The Journal of Electronic Publishing 17:2 (2014).


Pearce, Alexa and Nadaleen Tempelman-Kluit, "Invoking the User from Data to Design," College & Research Libraries 75:5 (2014): 616-640.


—, "Evaluation of A&I Services for Discovery and Access to Historical Literature," Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge (2014).


—, "Query Clarification in Chat Reference: A Visual Transcript Analysis," Annual Conference, American Library Association (2013).


Price, Rebecca, "On-Site Reference: Location, Location, Location," Annual Conference, Association of Architecture School Librarians (2015).


—, "Library as Laboratory: A New Role in a Changing Landscape," Annual Conference, Art Libraries Society of North America (2014).


—, "The Micro-Macro Studio Theme: Changes in the Design Studio," Annual Conference, Association of Architecture School Librarians (2013).


Spencer, Deirdre, "Uplifting the Race: Visual Representation in Historical African-American Newspapers and the Practice of Digital Scholarship," Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice (2014).


, "How to Successfully Manage Your Work Flow," in The Small Library Manager's Handbook (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).


, "Academic Art Librarianship and the Black Librarian," in The 21st-Century Black Librarian in America: Issues and Challenges (Scarecrow, 2012).


Vander Broek, Jamie and Emily Puckett Rodgers, "Better Together: Responsive Community Programming at the U-M Library," Journal of Library Administration 55:2 (2015): 131-141.


—, Mousa, Nancy and Meghan Musolff, "Collected, Curated, Celebrated: Creating Online Exhibits," Information Today Europe (2013).


—, Alexander, Laurie and Stephanie Ridge, "Creating Shared Learning Spaces: The North Quad Experience,EDUCAUSE Review Online (2013).

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