CCO LogoCataloging Cultural Objects

Cataloging Cultural Objects (CCO) is a data content standards initiative for the cultural heritage community. CCO web resources include cataloging examples, training tools and presentations for use by practitioners, in addition to excerpts from the CCO print publication. Sponsored by the Visual Resources Association Foundation, CCO activities center on educational efforts to promote widespread acceptance of cataloging best practices for the visual resources, museum, library, and archival communities.

SEI LogoThe Summer Educational Institute

The purpose of the SEI is to provide information professionals with valuable training and education in the area of visual resources and image management. Under the direction of the Executive Boards of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF), the Implementation Team (IT) is charged as the management group for the Summer Educational Institute (SEI) providing or coordinating administration, local arrangements, registration, scheduling, fundraising, publicity, curriculum, instruction and teaching materials.

2015 SEI at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Implementation Team co-chairs:

  • Meghan Musolff, University of Michigan
  • Greta Bahnemann, University of Minnesota


Faculty Liaison (incoming ARLIS/NA appointed Co-Chair): 

  • Jesse Henderson, University of Wisconsin

2015 Team members:

  • ARLIS/NA Curriculum Specialist:  Ian McDermott, ARTstor
  • Development:  Jeannine Keefer, University of Richmond
  • Local Planning Chair:  Sarah Christensen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Treasurer:  Christine Hilker, University of Arkansas
  • VRAF Curriculum Specialist:  Karen Kessel, Sonoma State University
  • Webmaster:    Rebecca Price, University of Michigan
  • Publicity Specialist:  Virginia Kerr, Center fro Research Libraries


ARLIS/NA Board Liaison:  

  • Sarah Falls, Ohio State University


VRAF Board Liaison:  

  • Betha Whitlow, Washington University in St. Louis

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