Jen Wolfe, Metadata Librarian for Digital Library Services at the University of Iowa Libraries, is responsible for planning and managing metadata production for description, access and preservation of digital materials in the Iowa Digital Library. Jen has curated the Mildred Wirt Benson Digital Collection and the Iowa Women's Scrapbooks Digital Collection (in progress) for the Iowa Digital Library. She serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Library Metadata and has been active in the ALA ALCTS Networked Resources and Metadata Interest Group. Her publications and presentations include: "The Mildred Wirt Benson Digital Collection: Digitizing the Mysterious Nancy Drew Author." Microform and Imaging Review 37.1 (Winter 2008): 34-37 "Playing Fast and Loose With the Rules: Metadata Cataloging for Digital Library Projects" in Radical Cataloging: Essays From the Front, edited by K.R. Roberto. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, forthcoming 2008) "Career novels," "Romance comics," and "Zines" in Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia, edited by Claudia A. Mitchell and Jacqueline Reid-Walsh. (Westport, C.T.: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008) -Iowa Women's Scrapbooks Digital Collection: Case Study for Digitization.- MAC Fall Symposium: Care, Preservation, and Access for Scrapbooks, Cranbook, Bloomfield Hills, Oct. 13, 2007 "Digital Collections, the Next Generation: Transitioning to METS for a Science Fiction Digitization Project." Against the Grain 19.1 (Feb. 2007): 37-40. With Mark F. Anderson "Searching for Nirvana: Cataloging and the Digital Collection at the Experience Music Project." Journal of Internet Cataloging 7.1 (2004): 9-31. With Marsha Maguire, David Motson, and Gwen Wilson Jen received a B.A. in English from the University of Iowa in 1999, and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Washington in 2004. Her previous work positions include Digital Collections Cataloger at Seattle's Experience Music Project museum and Monographic Cataloger for the UI Libraries' Central Technical Services department.
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Social Movement to Public Policy: Digital History in the IDL (with Nicole Saylor, Mark F. Anderson, Wendy C. Robertson, and Anne E. Shelley), Iowa Government Documents Round Table Annual Workshop (2008)
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The Mildred Wirt Benson Digital Collection: Digitizing the Mysterious Nancy Drew Author, Microform and Imaging Review (2008)
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