email: lbliss AT sdsu DOT edu
Department Affiliation: Research & Instruction
Foreign Languages: Spanish [read] : French [read, understand]
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San Diego, CA 92182-8050
Mail Code: MC-8050
- Fine Arts Librarian
- Library and Information Access, San Diego State University, 2007-Present
- Assistant Art Librarian
- Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University, 2003-2007
- Art and Architecture Librarian
- Arts Library, Yale University, 2001-2003
- Reference Librarian
- Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, 1999-2001
- Master of Science (Library Science)
- Southern Connecticut State University, 1998
- Master of Arts (History)
- University of Virginia, 1994
- Bachelor of Arts (History)
- Haverford College, 1991
Selected Publications & Presentations
Lach, P., Lanthorne, A. & Bliss, L. (2019). Speaking Across Silos: Understanding the Commonalities between Subject and Functional Roles (forthcoming). In Robin Canuel & Chad Crichton (Ed.), Approaches to Liaison Librarianship: Innovations in Organization and Engagement (p. ). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.
Smith, K., Roll, A. & Bliss, L. (2019, March). Grassroots Consortial Collaboration Building. Presentation at the meeting of the ARLIS/NA, Salt Lake City, UT.
Bliss, L. (2017, Feb.). Engaging Library Users in Collection Development. Presentation at the meeting of the ARLIS/NA, New Orleans, LA.
Bliss, L. & Culbertson, A. (2017). Evolution of the Curriculum: Using Archives to Inform Collection Development for Women's Studies. In C. Smallwood & L. Sanborn (Ed.), Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach (pp. 121-128). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.
Culbertson, A. & Bliss, L. (2017). Spreading Girl Germs: Sources on Third-Wave Feminism in Collaborative Librarianship. In C. Smallwood & L. Sanborn (Ed.), Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach (pp. 170-177). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.
Bliss, L., Herbias, A., Jeffery, K., Nielsen, J., Rhodes, G. & Santos, J. (2016, June). The Communication Super Friends: Powering Communication, Strengthening Engagement, and Defeating Unawareness in an Academic Library. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Library Association, Orlando, FL.
Bliss, L. (2015, March). Moving the Needle: Advancing the Profession Through Publishing. Presentation at the meeting of the ARLIS/NA, Fort Worth, TX.
Salem, L., Cronin, B. & Bliss, L. (2012, November/Dec). Smarter Together: Collaborative Tablet Communities on Campus and Reference Services Innovation. Library Technology Reports, 48(8), 17-21. Find Full–Text
Bliss, L. & Lamont, L. (2010, Spring). Hunting for Art - Elusive WPA Murals. Visual Resources Association Bulletin, 37(1), 17-21. Find Full–Text
Carpenter, C., Essinger, C., Bliss, L. & Resnick, A. (2010). Surveying trends in art librarianship: evolving roles. In Paul Glassman and Amanda K. Gluibizzi (Ed.), The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship (pp. 19-28). London: Facet Publishing.
Bliss, L. & Lamont, L. (2010). Documenting WPA Murals in California. Art Documentation, 29(1), 4-10. Find Full–Text
Bliss, L. (2010). Global Visions: Building Image Collections in a Participatory Culture. Presentation at the meeting of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), Boston, MA.
Bliss, L. (2009). Evolving Art Librarian. Presentation at the meeting of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), Indianapolis, IN.
Lamont, L. & Bliss, L. (2009). Moving outside the Canon: a Projects Update. Presentation at the meeting of the Visual Resources Association, Toronto, Canada.
Bliss, L. (2008, May). WPA Murals in California: a small digitization project. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), Denver, CO.
Bliss, L. (2004, February). Interviewing at Academic Libraries. LIScareer.com: http://liscareer.com/bliss_interview.htm
Bliss, L., Kaplan, D. & Horning, E. (2003, October). How Am I Doing? Librarians Learning to Teach. Presentation at the meeting of the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries, Dartmouth, NH.
Bliss, L. & Rockenbach, B. (2003, January). Library Research Methods at the School of Architecture, Yale University. Presentation at the meeting of the New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG), Middletown, CT.
Bliss, L. & Rockenbach, B. (2002). Persuading Architecture Faculty that Library Instruction is Essential: A Yale Case Study. Art Documentation, 21(2), 21-25. Find Full–TextSee all library publications