Andi Back

University Libraries - University Libraries
Assistant Librarian / Fine Arts and Humanities Librarian
Primary office:
Watson Library
University of Kansas


Andi oversees collections supporting the curricular needs in art, art history, design, architecture, and urban planning, providing in-depth research consultations and advanced information literacy workshops.


M.A., History of Art, University of Kansas

M.S., Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin

B.A., Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin

Selected Publications

Back, A. (2018). The Collecting practices for Art Exhibition Catalogs at Academic Libraries in the United States and Canada. Art Documentation, 37(1), 104-118. DOI:10.1086/697272

Brown, S. Currie, L. & Back, A. (2016). Boom or Bust: Short-Term Loans Five Years Later. In Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference (pp. 264-266). DOI:10.5703/1288284316454

Back, A. (2016). Lost in the Stacks: Helping Undergraduate Students Navigate the Library Labyrinth. In Brick & Click Libraries: An Academic Library Conference (pp. 187-192).

Back, A. (2015). Hank Willis Thomas (R. Smith & D. Cateforis). Making Histories, 13-14. Kansas City, MO: H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute.

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