Category Archives: Book Arts

Halloween updates from Rare Book Cataloging

By: Allyson Holliday, W.S. Hoole Library Complex Copy-Cataloger In the spirit of the season… there’s something for everyone in the Division of Special Collections! Whether it’s skeletons, haints, headless horsemen, witches, or demons, we have your interests covered. For skeletons: … Continue reading

Hoole book arts goes on the road

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow The Hunter Museum of Art in Chattanooga, Tennessee is hosting Preface: An Introduction to Artists’ Books, an exhibition largely drawn from the holdings of the W.S. Hoole Library. The show opened on March 28, 2014 and … Continue reading

Interview with Amy Pirkle, Book Artist and author of Smoke (2008)

Interview with: Amy Pirkle, Book Artist & University of Alabama Instructor in the Honors College, New College, and the Department of Art How would you describe book arts to a layperson? For me, book arts is a broad field that … Continue reading

Interview with Ashley Bond, Division of Special Collections graduate assistant

By: Ashley Bond, SLIS graduate student Editor’s Note: This post is part of an ongoing series profiling the graduate students who work in the Division of Special Collections. Haley Aaron, Alex Goolsby, Ellie Campbell, Mary Haney, and Katie Howard have also been featured. … Continue reading