Laura Damon-Moore

Guest Writer / Librarian / United States / Library as Incubator Project

Laura Damon-Moore is one of the three founders of the Library as Incubator Project.

The Library as Incubator Project was created by Erinn Batykefer, Laura Damon-Moore, and Christina Endres, all graduates of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies.

The mission of the Library as Incubator Project is to promote and facilitate creative collaboration between libraries and artists of all types, and to advocate for libraries as incubators of the arts.

Laura Damon-Moore received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies in 2012. In 2008 she received her bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts and Literary Studies from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin. She is Assistant Director for the Eager Free Public Library in Evansville, Wisconsin. Damon-Moore is a member of the American Library Association’s America’s Libraries in the 21st Century Committee and serves on the Educator Advisory Panel for Filament Games. Her library interests and projects include library administration and outreach; joint-use libraries; and the role of libraries in the development and promotion of the fine and creative arts.

Contributed Articles

Archives & Libraries
By Laura Damon-Moore October 29, 2013

A design library and museum at Florida International University features rare books, posters, and ephemera from 1885 to 1945.

Archives & Libraries
By Erinn Batykefer June 14, 2012

Library as Incubator Project, an organization whose mission is to encourage artists and designers of all types to work with libraries in ways that inspire increased creativity, explores graphic designer Paul Rand’s (1914–96) personal library, now held by Yale University, where Rand taught design for 35 years.

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