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Daniela Rovida Portrait


Daniela is a faculty librarian and member of the Metadata Initiatives Unit of the Metadata Services Program. Daniela is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and organization of resource description for a wide range of materials held by the Hesburgh Libraries in various formats ranging from incunabula to twenty-first century imprints in English, Latin, and European languages. She establishes, evaluates, and updates best practices for cataloging rare and special materials in various formats with the goal of increased access and discoverability. She works closely with Rare Books and Special Collections colleagues to prioritize rare and special material cataloging, and collaborates regularly with colleagues across the Libraries to ensure consistency with overall Libraries metadata.

Daniela has a Masters' degree in Library & Information Studies, along with a Graduate Certificate in Archival Studies and Digital Information Management from the University of Arizona. She also holds a Certificate in Applied Science in Library Media Technology from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook, Arizona, and a B.S. in Economics & Business Administration from the University of Pavia in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy."