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About Jeffrey T. Bowen

Jeffrey is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s College of Library and Information Studies. He is an academic librarian with over 21 years of library experience. He started work at the Library of Congress as the Section Head for the Serials, Social Science Section of the U.S. Arts, Humanities, and Sciences Division in Library Services in April 2018.  He served as the Director of Technical Services at the University of North Florida’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library in from March 2009 until 2017. He has over 19 years of academic library experience including stints at the University of North Florida, Florida International University Law School, and Georgetown University Law Center. In addition, he has nearly 3 years of contract library experience serving at Library Systems and Services where he worked on contracts for the Smithsonian Institute, Howard University, the Philadelphia Free Library, and the Library of Congress.

He is an active member of the profession, attending conferences and working on committees with ALA, AALL, and others. Currently, he is chairing the ALA, LLAMA BES Library Building Awards Committee. He has several publications or presentations on subjects like the operations and processes of libraries in Brazil, digital projects in libraries, and Technical Services operations.

Positions

April 2018 - Present Section Head, Library of Congress ‐ LS/ABA/USASH/SER-SSS
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March 2009 - October 2017 Director of Technical Services, University of North Florida ‐ Thomas G. Carpenter Library
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May 2008 - March 2009 Head of Cataloging, University of North Florida ‐ Thomas G. Carpenter Library
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September 2005 - May 2008 Bibliographic Control Librarian, Florida International University, College of Law ‐ Library
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November 1999 - September 2005 Serials and Special Formats Cataloger, Georgetown University Law Center ‐ Edward Bennett Williams Law Library
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January 1997 - October 1999 Contract Librarian, Library Systems & Services, LLC
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Library Science, Digitization, Archives, Cataloging, Library Technical Services, and Libraries in Brazil

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Honors and Awards

  • Award of Excellence, University of North Florida, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 2012-2013

Education

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August 1994 - June 1996 MLS, University of Maryland, College Park ‐ College of Library and Information Studies
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August 1990 - July 1994 BA, Baylor University ‐ Department of History
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Contact Information

Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540
202-707-2842

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Articles (2)

Presentations (4)

LibGuides (3)

Finding Aids (2)