James P. Ascher
James P. Ascher
Assistant Professor and Rare Book Cataloger
Office Location: M510
Phone: (303) 492-6104
Fax: (303) 492-0494
Norlin Library, University Libraries
184 UCB, 1720 Pleasant Street
Boulder, CO 80309-0184
CV (PDF or Word document)
Publications and Presentations
- Ascher, James. "ALSTARS: Academic Librarians for Tomorrow's Academic Researchers: An IMLS-Sponsored Project to help Define a Curriculum for Academic Librarians" ACRL 2009, ACRL Seattle, Wash..: 14 March 2009.
- Ascher, James. "Enhancing the Description of Rare Books" CALC Summit 2008, CALC Denver, Colorado.: 23 May 2008.
- Notes for the presentation are at: http://spot.colorado.edu/~ascherj/documents/NotesEnhancingtheDescription.pd
- Ascher, James. "Progressing Toward Bibliography, or, Organic Growth in the Bibliographic Record" RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage Volume 10 (2009): 95-110.
- Ascher, James. "What's the Big Deal with RDA? Or, Some Thoughts on the Heliocentric Universe" Colorado Libraries Volume 34 (2008): 57-61.
- Ascher, James Wade Bishop. "Quackery, Mountebanks, Fraudulent Science, and Haberdashery in the Colorado Territory: an Investigation into the Geographical Ramifications of Print Culture in the Old West" The Culture of Print in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM), The Center for the HIsotry of Print Culture in Modern America Madison, Wisconsin.: 13 September 2008.
- Ascher, James, Anna Cianciara-Labourel, Eric Hughes. "An Exhibit Catalog for Industrialized for Industrialized Bookmaking".
- A catalog to accompany the exhibit "Industrialized Bookmaking" in the Special Collection department reading room of the University of South Florida, Tampa Campus library; curated by James Ascher.
- Ascher, James, Claudia Dold. "Unlocking the Stories of Serendipitous Cultural Object Collections with Digital Libraries" Annual Conference, ARLIS/NA Atlanta, Georgia.: 29 April 2007.
- An exploration of an application of the digital library Greenstone and Cataloging Cultural Objects to creating access to fragile cultural holdings at the University of South Florida