Many thanks to the instructors and participants 

for making SEI 2014 a success!

We look forward to preparing for SEI 2015

and hope that you can join us next summer!


SEI 2014 — June 10-13, 2014 — University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management (SEI) is a joint project of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF). SEI seeks to provide information professionals with a substantive educational and professional development opportunity focused on digital imaging, the information and experience needed to stay current in a rapidly changing field, and the opportunity to create a network of supportive colleagues.

main quad and illini union building

The Main Quad and Illini Union Building.

SEI 2014 will be held June 10-13 at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. This intensive three and a half-day workshop will feature a curriculum that specifically addresses the requirements of today’s visual resources and image management professionals. Expert instructors will cover:

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Digital Imaging and Digital Preservation
  • Metadata and Cataloging
  • Project Management
  • Professional Growth and Development

SEI is open to all individuals interested in visual resources and image management. New professionals, current library school students and more experienced professionals interested in updating their skill sets will benefit from SEI. Participants may include:

  • Information, Library, and Museum Professionals
  • Digital Collection Managers
  • Visual Resources Professionals
  • Art and Architecture Librarians
  • Current Graduate Students and recent graduates

SEI 2013 Graduation Lunch

Participants in SEI 2014 will receive a Certificate of Completion from ARLIS/NA-VRAF, signed by the ARLIS/NA president and the VRA Foundation chair.


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5 Responses to Home

  1. Jack Spalding says:

    Where is nearest hotel?

  2. Jack Spalding says:

    Where are sessions held?

  3. beccaprice says:

    We’ll be adding classroom location information to the schedule soon. Most classes will be in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science Building (Daniel St.), the Oregon Lab (Oregon St.), and the Library (Gregory Dr.).

  4. Christine Hilker says:

    Anyone else attending SEI a jazz enthusiast? I’ll be heading to the Krannert on Thursday evening to sample beer and listen to jazz. The Aduki Quintet has a great sound (check out on web)!

  5. Joyce Meyer says:

    This is Joyce from ARLIS/NA Archives. I realized I should have mentioned that we can also be a resource for reference queries on ARLIS/NA.

    I also wanted to make sure you had our direct URL:


    — hope you enjoyed the conference!

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