I'm the Research & Visual Arts Librarian here at Franklin & Marshall, and I liaise with the Art & Art History, Film & Media Studies, and Theatre & Dance departments. To learn more about me, take a look at some of my professional achievements listed on this page, or visit my webpage.
MLIS, Library & Information Science, Simmons University, 2016
BA, Theatre Studies, Emmanuel College, 2013
Specialities & Research Interests
- Art & Art History
- Theatre & Dance
- Film & Media Studies
- Curator of the Artists' Books
Collection at F&M
- Curator of the Zine Library
- Artists' books
- Critical librarianship
- Critical pedagogy
- Student perceptions & conceptions of the research process
- Textile history
Franklin & Marshall College
- Campus Tree Advisory Committee, Exempt Member
- F&M Votes Coalition, Volunteer
- Volunteer Knitting Instructor, Lancaster Public Library
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
- Co-Moderator, Teaching Special Interest Group, 2019-present
- Peer Reviewer, Art Documentation
Anna Boutin-Cooper, Claire Powell, Shannon Robinson, Eva Sclippa, and Alexander Watkins. Reimagining the Frame: Connecting Art to the Framework in Theory and Practice. Forthcoming presentation at Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) 2020 Annual Conference.
Anna Boutin-Cooper and E Marcovitz. One Summer, Two People & A Zine Backlog: A How-To for New Catalogers. ArLiSNAP & VREPS Virtual Conference. October 2019.
Anna Boutin-Cooper, Eva Sclippa, and Shannon Robinson. Teaching SIG Virtual Meeting: LOEX Notes & Thoughts. July 2019.
Alan Michelson, Rebecca Price, Rebecca Clak, David Pemberton, Anna Boutin-Cooper, and Rhonda Kauffman. Libraries Resist. Presentation at ARLIS/NA 2018 Conference.
Anna Boutin. "Smithsonian Artists' Book Portal." ARLIS/NA Tech Reviews. August 2017.
Anna Boutin. "Mary Reardon's Pentecost Mosaic." In Catholic Art of the 20th Century: the Works of Mary Reardon. Boston: Emmanuel College, 2013.
Workshops & Events
Winter Visual Arts Center Cross Pollinator Residency, Fall 2020.
ATG Media Up & Comer, Charleston Library Conference, 2017.
ARLIS/NA New England Chapter Conference Travel Award, 2017.
Kenneth R. Shaffer Award, awarded by the Simmons School of Library and Information Science Faculty, 2016.