My interest is in how words and language use impact librarianship. I have compared MARC death to language death and am examining how the power inherent in language is used in metadata and RDA. I have also studying the link between judgment and quality, how these terms are defined individually and institutionally. I also look at creativity and the role it plays in language and the work environment.
A Cataloger's Resolution be Become More Creative: How and Why, Cataloging and Classification Quarterly (2012)
Creativity is now a core requirement for successful organizations. Libraries, like all organizations, need to...
What Language Death and Language Planning Tell Us About MARC and RDA, Journal of Library Metadata (2012)
Contributions to Books
All metadata politics is local : Developing Meaningful Metadata Quality Measurements., New Directions in Information Organization (2013)
Miscellaneous Metadata : blog, Library Publications (2012)
Blog about developments in metadata and cataloging, national developments, and changes implemented by the Syracuse...
Will a wiki work?, ExLibris Mid-Atlantic User Group (2007)
Cataloging Images: a Collaboration of Technical and Public Services (with Bobbi Gwilt, Glenn Wiley, Ed Gokey, and Mike Puckett), Ex Libris Northeast User Group (2004)
Syracuse University Library has used MARC to catalog slightly over 400 specific images used in...