...have to give a talk next month at a bridal show on
diamonds. Does the GIA Library have any visual aids?
1) Library - We have a collection of ~18,000 35mm slides, but
they are currently only available as 'one time use for
publication' (for a fee). For more on using these
slides in publications, contact Judy Colbert email@example.com
the GIA Slide Librarian.
2) Alumni - I understand that the alumni does have some
materials that are available for loan to alumni members. I'm not
sure of the nature or details. Please contact them directly at
3) Bookstore - There are a number of slide sets available for
purchase from the GIA bookstore. For more contact
Susan Van De Vyvere firstname.lastname@example.org the bookstore Showroom
I would probably contact the bookstore first. There are a number
of nice slides on diamond that come in small sets and are very
reasonably priced. I'm not sure exactly what your talk is
intended to focus on... but in any case, best regards and luck
with your presentation! Please feel free to ask any historical or
technical questions about diamonds.
James Marker, G.G. @James_Marker> or <email@example.com
GIA-Net System Operator & Research Librarian
Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center
Gemological Institute of America