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