Director, Visual Resources Collection

Elizabeth Schaub has been Director of the School of Architecture Visual Resources Collection at The University of Texas at Austin since 1997. Elizabeth’s areas of responsibility include budgeting, personnel, collection development, training, project management, marketing, and strategic planning. She has served as Co-editor of ARLIS/NA’s online publication Multimedia & Technology Reviews (2013-2015), Implementation Team Co-chair for the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management (2011-2012), ARLIS/NA Board Education Liaison (2007-2009), ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter President (2006), and VRA Bulletin Associate Editor (2005-2009).


  • Master of Library and Information Science, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts, Practice of Art, University of California, Berkeley


“Advocating for Visual Resources Management in Educational and Cultural Institutions,” Visual Resources Association White Paper Taskforce, October 2009.
“Evolving the Visual Resources Collection: Strategies for Cultivating Partnerships in the Twenty-first Century,” Visual Resources Association Bulletin, Fall 2008.
“Communicating with Student Employees,” Visual Resources Association Bulletin, Spring 2008.
“Digitizing, Licensing, and Fair Use: A Case Study in Transition Strategies for Image Collection Conversion,” Visual Resources Association Bulletin, Fall 2007 (co-authored with Georgia Harper).
ARLIS/NA Update contributor, 2003-2005.
The Medium (ARLIS/Texas-Mexico Chapter online newsletter) contributor, 2002-2010.

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