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DLDG Chicago Meeting Agenda

Dance Librarians Discussion Group


Sheraton Chicago, Parlor C
Saturday, July 11, 2009

3:30-5:30 pm


  • Introductions
  • Dance Heritage Coalition reports

Distribution of copies of Fair Use Statement and report on DHC activities (Susan L. Wiesner)

  • Alison Hinderliter, Manuscripts and Archives Librarian, Newberry Library

Alison will share information with the group about the Newberry Library’s rich dance collections, which include the personal papers of pioneering dance critic and historian, Ann Barzel.  For more information about the Newberry’s manuscript holdings in dance, see: http://www.newberry.org/collections/danceabstracts.html

  • Jeff Katz, University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

Fresh from the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, Jeff will be offering an informal reprise of his presentation, Plié Ball!: Baseball in American Dance (featuring the work of Chicago dance legend, Ruth Page) and looking for feedback from savvy dance librarians as he revises the manuscript for publication.