Patricia Gimenez is the Director of the Art Library and serves as the liaison to both the School of Art and Art History and the Stanley Museum of Art. Patricia's research interests include self-taught artists in the United States, the research practices of creatives, and utilizing design thinking in librarianship. She is available for one-on-one consultations, and is also happy to visit classes (in person or via zoom) for a library overview, a deep dive into topic brainstorming, selecting appropriate sources, research for inspiration, image searching, fair use and copyright discussions, and much more.
MA, Art History, Kent State University, 2010
MLIS, Library and Information Science, Kent State University, 2009
BA, Religion, Vassar College, 2005
2020 Presentation, “The Double Diamond as Metaphor for the Research Process,” with Jennifer Johnson. Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy
2019 Presentation, “Using Design Thinking in Library Instruction.” ARLIS/NA Southeast annual conference
2019 Presentation, “Building a Creative Research Practice: Teaching Information Literacy to Art & Design Students.” Atlanta Area Bibilographic Instruction Group
2016 Poster Presentation, “Revisions and Recommendations: Building Effective Research Guides.” ARLIS/NA Annual Conference
2015 Presentation, “Revisions and Recommendations: Building Effective Research Guides,” with Stephanie Grimm and Katy Parker. ARLIS/NA Southeast Annual Conference
2015 Presentation, “Testing and Templates: Building Effective Research Guides,” with Stephanie Grimm and Katy Parker. Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy.
2013 Poster Presentation, “Inside/Outside: Outreach at SCAD-Savannah,” with Carla-Mae Crookendale. ARLIS/NA Annual Conference