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AMICO Papers and Presentations

YEAR 2003

  • AMICO Library Chosen as a 2003 Best Reference by Library Journal: review says The AMICO LIbrary is "breathtaking … highly recommended" (Full Text on H.W. Wilson's site)
  • AMICO Library Users Presentations on-line
  • AMICO Users Session, 2003 Annual Members Meeting, LaJolla, California
    "Teaching with AMICO Library Digital Images," Andrew Hershberger, Bowling Green State University, May 8, 2003
    PDF version of Presentation Slides
  • AMICO Users Session, 2003 Annual Members Meeting, LaJolla, California
    "Use of Images on Campus : The Visual Image User Study at Penn
    State (VIUS)," Ann Copeland, Penn State University, May 8, 2003
    PDF version of Presentation Slides
  • AMICO Users Session, 2003 Annual Members Meeting, LaJolla, California
    "AMICO On-line User Survey - Preliminary Results", Jennifer Trant and David Bearman, Art Museum Image Consortium, May 8, 2003
    PDF version of Presentation Slides
  • Museums and the Web 2003, Charlotte, North Carolina
    "Addressing Multiple Audiences with Multiple Interfaces to The AMICO Library™," Scott Sayre and Kris Wetterlund, March 20, 2003
    PDF version of Paper
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    David Bearman, "Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO)," February 5, 2003
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

YEAR 2002

  • Visual Resources Association Bulletin, "Educational Use of Museum Multimedia The AMICO Library™," Jennifer Trant and David Bearman. Winter 2002
    PDF version of Paper

  • Asian Pacific Economic Community Conference, Taipei, Tiawan
    "Making the Virtual Library a Reality: The Conception and Development of Two Museum-based Projects ArtsConnectEd and AMICO," Scott Sayre, December 18, 2002
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

  • Museum Studies Colloquium Series, University of Toronto, Jennifer Trant and David Bearman, "Art Museum Image Consortium: Creating a Collaborative Cultural Resource," November 8, 2002
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

  • School Library Media Activities Monthly
    "AMICO Library: Bringing Art to Young People", Barbara Ripp Safford. Volume 19, No. 1
    Article online

  • AMICO 2002-2003 Speakers Series: Issues in Culture Online
    Alan Newman, Executive Director, Imaging, The Art Institute of Chicago.
    "Museum Imaging 2002: Fictions and Facts," October 2, 2002. Announcement

  • AMICO at the Museum Computer Network, September 5-7, 2002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Nobel Symposium: virtual museums and public understanding of science and culture, Saltsjöbaden, Sweden
    Jennifer Trant, "Creating Cultural Content, AMICO's Strategy for Sustainability", May 27, 2002
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • Archives Libraries and Museums, Stockholm, Sweden
    Jennifer Trant, "Museums in the Web of Collaboration, the AMICO Model", May 26, 2002
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

  • Archives Libraries and Museums, Stockholm, Sweden
    David Bearman and Jennifer Trant, "Cultural Institutions in a Networked Environment", May 26, 2002
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

  • Art Libraries Society of North America, Visual Resources Association, Joint Annual Meeeting, St. Louis, MO
    Jennifer Trant, Invited Speaker, Plenary Panel

  • Art Libraries Journal
    "Open concepts: museum digital documentation for education through The AMICO Library," Jennifer Trant, David Bearman and Kelly Richmond. Volume 27, No. 2
    Abstract online | PDF version of Article

    YEAR 2001

  • NINCH Copyright Town Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio
    Jennifer Trant, "ip issues in delivering a multimedia library to educational institutions", October 27 2001.
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
    Jennifer Trant, "the web of collaboration: new technologies and new opportunities", September 22, 2001
    PDF version of Paper | PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • International Cultural Heritage Meeting, 2001, Milano, Italy
    David Bearman, Kelly Richmond, Jennifer Trant, "Open concepts: museum digital documentation for education through the AMICO Library˘", September 6, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • American Association of Museums Conferences, St Louis, MO
    Kelly Richmond, "Power to the People - K-12 Tools Development for The AMICO Library", May 7, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

  • The Independent
    "How to create order from chaos: The Web is awash with information, but how can you tell if any of it is reliable?" Chris Lakeman Fraser, April 23, 2001
    Article online

  • Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), Washington, DC
    Jennifer Trant, April 9-10, 2001
    HTML version of Handout


  • National Arts Education Association, New York, NY
    Kathy Walsh-Piper and Kelly Richmond, "Art Museum Image Consortium: Creating a Collaborative Cultural Resource", March 14, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • College Art Association Conference, Chicago, IL
    CAA/ NINCH Intellectual Property Meeting
    Jennifer Trant , "Providing Educators Access to Museum Documentation", March 3, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • Visual Resources Association Conference, Chicago, IL
    Jennifer Trant , "Collaborative Administration of Educational Rights", March 2, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Jennifer Trant and David Bearman, "Art Museum Image Consortium: Creating a Collaborative Cultural Resource", February 7, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides


  • American Association for History and Computing, Indianapolis, IN
    Scott Howe and Kelly Richmond, "Incorporating Museum Multimedia into High School History Curriculum: A Case Study from the Isidore Newman School", February 3, 2001
    PDF version of Presentation Slides

Past Papers and Presentations

Review papers and presentations from previous years:
2000 1999 1998 1997

Activities, Achievements and Press Releases

  • Achievements

    Review a summary of our activities and achievements for the following years:

2001 2000 1999 1998 1997

AMICO FAQs

AMICO Agreements and AMICO Library Licenses

AMICOMembership Agreements

Those institutions that wish to join AMICO must sign and return the AMICO Membership Application and Agreement.
  • AMICO Full Membership Application (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Associate Membership Application (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Full Membership Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Associate Membership Agreement (.PDF file)
AMICO Library License Agreements
All users of The AMICO Library sign a license agreement, agreeing to use the AMICO Library for educational, non-commercial purposes.
  • AMICO Library University Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Library Short University Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Library Museum Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Library Schools Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Library Public Library Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Unaffiliated Scholar Agreement (.PDF file)
  • AMICO Library Trial Agreement (Web page)

Distributor Agreements

The AMICO Library is distributed by a range of information providers, under the following terms and conditions:

  • AMICO Model Distribution Contract (.PDF)
  • AMICO Distributors Development Agreement (.PDF)
  • AMICO Distributor Specification (.PDF)
  • AMICO Public Access Catalog Specification (.PDF)

Technical Documents

Technical details on the format of The AMICO Library.

     

In June of 2005, the members of the Art Museum Image Consortium voted to dissolve their collaboration. This site remains online for archival reasons.