Janine Biunno Archival Consulting [JLB Archival]


Greater New York City Area
Brooklyn, NY 11221
United States
Phone: 908-313-7011
Contact Name: Janine Biunno
Contact Email: JLB [dot] Archival [at] gmail [dot] com

Janine provides archive and data management consulting for art, architecture, and design studios as well as private and institutional collections. 

Advising on archive and collection management, specifically:

+ Archive and collection assessment
+ Physical arrangement strategy
+ Physical preservation measures
+ Storage and rehousing of collections
+ Digital imaging best practices
+ Digital preservation strategy
+ Digital asset management systems
+ Data management and protection
+ Copyright (rights and reproductions)
+ Strategy for estate planning (for both extant or active studio collections)
+ Preparations for institutional accessions

Janine is an archivist with 15 years of experience managing art, architecture, and design based collections. She has worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, and was previously the Director of Archives, Publications and Exhibitions for architect Steven Holl from 2008-2015. Since 2015, Janine has worked as the head of archives at the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York, where she most notably managed the full digitization of the museum's archives and integration of its publicly accessible CollectiveAccess database (located at archive.noguchi.org)

Janine holds a BFA in Fine Art from Carnegie Mellon University with minors in History, Photography & Digital Imaging, an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Tufts University, a graduate certificate in Museum Studies from Tufts University, and an MLS from CUNY Queens College, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies. She is also a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt's School of Information, where she teaches Archives Appraisal, Acquisition and Use.