Ann Holderfield

Art and Architecture Librarian Director of the Gunnin Architecture Library

Pronouns: she, her, hers


864-656-4289 Lee Hall 2-112E


MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina (2007)
MA Ed, Art Education, University of Georgia (1997)
BA, Art History, University of Georgia (1994)
BFA, Painting/Drawing, University of Georgia (1992)

Subject Librarian Areas

Architecture, Art, Art History, City & Regional Planning, Construction Science & Management, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Design, & the Built Environment, Resilient Urban Design

Selected Professional Works


Holderfield, A. & Kelley, K.K. (2023). Re-envisioning our future: The library master planning process at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. South Carolina Libraries: The Official Journal of the South Carolina Library Association, 7(1).

Holderfield, Ann. (2020). Librarian as curator: Teaching research through the artist bibliography book display in an art department gallery. Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America, 39(2). 247-266.


Barnett, J., Hodges, R., Holderfield, A., Kelley, K., Thrift, J., & Resnis, E. (2022, October 5-7).  Watch This Space: Library Renovations, Repercussions, and Reimaginings [Conference presentation]. South Carolina Library Association,Columbia, SC, United States.

Holderfield, A., Leaphart A., & Walsh, K. (2021, February 15-16). Research Mentors: Increasing Impact of Student Narratives [Conference presentation]. University of South Carolina Beaufort Interdisciplinary Studies Conference: Race, Identity, and Equality, Beaufort, SC, United States.

Holderfield, A. (2019, November 6-8). The Art Reading Lounge: Artist Bibliography Book Displays as Library Outreach in Art Department Gallery [Conference presentation]. Art Libraries Society of North America Southeast Chapter Annual Conference, Tallahassee, FL, United States.

Holderfield, A. (1998, March 13-15). Spheres of Influence in the Life of Elizabeth Peabody [Conference presentation]. 21st Annual Conference of the Southeastern Women’s Studies Association: Complementary Connections & Chaos in Women’s Studies: Mapping Feminist Frontiers (A Triconference with the 3rd National Women’s Health & Research Conference and the 2nd International Festival of Women Composers), Gainesville, FL, United States.