(574) 631-4035


Head, Discovery and Access Systems Unit
(574) 631-4035 | | 208 Hesburgh Library

As Systems Librarian, Aaron manages some of the core library management, discovery and delivery applications for the Hesburgh Libraries and the Michiana Academic Library Consortium.

Discovery System

  • Configure and maintain OneSearch and the ND Catalog, using the Primo Discovery System (from Ex Libris).
  • Load records from the library management system and other internal and external sources.

Library Management System

  • Configure and maintain the Aleph 500 Integrated Library System, which is used for acquisitions, cataloging and circulation of library materials.
  • Support integration of the management system with the discovery system, interlibrary loan and other related systems.

MLS, Indiana University; A.B., Philosophy, Harvard University


Electronic Resources Librarian
(574) 631-4329 | | 208 Hesburgh Library

As a member of the electronic resources unit, Lauren contributes to efforts to:

provide access to and support for electronic and serial resources through the creation and maintenance of Aleph and website records for e-resources and serials to ensure effective bibliographic organization and usability. The unit identifies and develops access enhancements such as SFX, eJournal Locator and Metalib integration, along with infrastructure support such as persistent URL management for serial and electronic resources, remote access via ezproxy, and coordination of an electronic resources management system (CORAL). The unit also provides support for usage statistics and manages acquisitions workflow for electronic resources, including trials, licensing, order placement and activation.

Primary report a problem mechanism:


IT Projects Librarian
(574) 631-8708 | | | 208A Hesburgh Library

Andy is the Special Projects Librarian within the IT Program, working with others in the delivery and management of digital library content and services, and assists in the research and development of new library technologies.

Discovery System

  • Configures and maintains OneSearch and the ND Catalog, using the Primo Discovery System.
  • Member of the Primo Central Working Group.
  • At this time, learing a lot about Primo.

Global Gateway Libraries

  • Manages the implementation and ongoing support of the Koha ILS for Notre Dame's Global Gateway libraries in Rome, Jerusalem and London.
  • Configures and maintains the Koha ILS, which is used for acquisitions, cataloging and circulation of library materials in the gateway libraries.

Andy earned his MSLIS (1989) from the University of Illinois (where his favorite classes were cataloging and reference) and BA Linguistics (1977), also from Illinois, with a particular interest in modern European languages.


Metadata & Discovery Systems Specialist
(574) 631-4038 | | 208 Hesburgh Library

As a member of the Batch Processing unit, Sandy primarily works on batch loading of vendor MARC records for large e-book collections that the Libraries acquire. She analyzes record sets, makes necessary corrections and changes, and communicates directly with vendors about records’ availability and quality.

Sandy’s additional responsibilities include participating in catalog maintenance activities for electronic resources, such as clean up of catalog records.


Data Integrity & Discovery Systems Specialist
(574) 631-4631 | | 208 Hesburgh Library

Lisa’s primary responsibilities include managing day-to-day work of a busy unit that is responsible for cataloging of electronic resources, batch loading of vendor records for large e-book collections and datasets, and physical processing and cataloging of Government Documents in all formats.

She distributes assignments to unit members, provides training and support, manages student assistants, and acts as a primary contact for unit’s work intake. Lisa often collaborates with the System’s librarian on library-wide projects that require both cataloging and technical expertise. Lisa works closely with Nastia Guimaraes, Head of Batch Processing and Data Support units, to set goals and direction for the unit in support of the Libraries’ and University strategic initiatives.