The Resource Description & Discovery Services unit directly supports the Hesburgh Libraries’ core mission of connecting people to knowledge by receiving, describing,organizing and ensuring discovery of the Libraries' collections.
Jared serves as supervisor for the Serials, Holdings and Discovery Quality team in the Resource Description & Discovery Services unit. His team is responsible for all kinds of routine and project based catalog maintenance and quality control, serials cataloging, processing of government documents and ongoing work to support the transfer of materials to the Libraries' Annex.
Peggy Griesinger serves as the Metadata Technologies Librarian in the Resource Description & Discovery Services unit. Her responsibilities include the creation, analysis, enrichment, and transformation of MARC and non-MARC metadata in multiple areas throughout the library. Peggy has an M.L.S. and a B.A. in Classical Studies, both from Indiana University Bloomington.
Rob Kusmer serves as the supervisor of the Strategic Resource Discovery Services team in the Resource Description & Discovery Services unit. He is responsible for original and complex copy cataloging for all German-language monographs as well as monographs in the humanities and theology. He also serves as the German language and literature subject librarian.