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Cataloging Department Staff

Elizabeth McDonald Elizabeth McDonald, Head of Cataloging Department/Catalog Librarian
Associate Professor

emcdnld1@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-8237
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303J

Responsibilities:Provides leadership in the development of cataloging and classification policies and procedures; and makes available training opportunities. Creates original or adapts complex cataloging records for monographic, serial, and microform formats; corrects and upgrades cataloging and item records; assigns LC Classification numbers; serving as an LC Rules Interpretation specialist; serves as the Library Liaison for the Civil and Electrical Engineering Departments in the Libraries' Collection Development program .

Research Interests: Serials cataloging issues.

Connie CarlinJohn Barnett, Library Assistant III jbarnett@memphis.edu                                                 Phone: (901) 678-1536
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs newly received monographic material from cataloging records created by the Library of Congress; imports authority records; corrects and updates cataloging and item records; transfers material between collections.

Connie CarlinConnie Carlin, Library Clerk
ccarlin@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-2318
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Material processing, labeling, ownership identification, distributing material to appropriate locations within the University Libraries; and correcting item records.

Dr. Mark Danley Dr. Mark H. Danley, Catalog Librarian
Associate Professor

mdanley@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-8236
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303I

Responsibilities: Creates original and complex adaptive cataloging for monographs and other materials. Assigns LC subject headings and classification numbers. Provides leadership in authority work. Performs bibliographic file maintenance as needed.

Research Interests: History of books and reading, especially in eighteenth-century Britain; cataloging and access issues in special collections materials; military history; British history.

Gloria FitzgeraldGloria Fitzgerald, Library Assistant II
gftzgrld@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-1538
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs newly received added volumes of serial material from records created by the Library of Congress and OCLC member libraries; imports authority records; corrects and updates cataloging and item records; transfers material between collections; and withdraws superceded material.

Lucille Freeman, Library Assistant II
lfreeman@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-1569
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs newly received monographic material based on cataloging records created by the Library of Congress and OCLC member libraries; imports authority records; corrects and updates cataloging and item records; transfers material between collections; and supervises student assistants.

  Terry D. Martin, Library Assistant I
tdmartin@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-8245
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs newly received monographic material from cataloging records created by the Library of Congress; imports authority records; corrects and updates cataloging and item records; transfers material between collections; and serves as a Departmental Service Provider for computer hardware and software issues. Serves on the WebTeam useing computer language to maintain and update the webpages of the Cataloging Dept. Making sure all links are appropriately connected to their designated websites.

Rachel Scott Rachel E. Scott, Catalog Librarian
Assistant Professor

rescott3@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-8235
Office: McWherter Library:RM 303H

Responsibilities: Copy catalog and create original bibliographic records for books, sound recordings, scores, eBooks, video recordings, and other audiovisual formats. Perform database maintenance using create list and global update features of the Sierra Integrated Library System. Serve as the liaison to the Department of Journalism and Department of Sociology by selecting and acquiring materials, preparing topical and course specific Research Guides, and teaching information literacy to classes in these departments. Prepare cataloging policy and procedural documentation, with emphasis on music and media cataloging. Serve on library and campus committees as assigned.

Lee Louise Slack, Library Assistant III
lslack@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-2181
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs newly received music books, sheet music, compact discs, audiocassettes, and phonodiscs from cataloging records created by the Library of Congress and OCLC member libraries; corrects and updates cataloging and item records; imports and upgrades authority records; and transfers material between collections

Cathy Swearengen, Library Assistant III
cswearen@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-1567
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs monographic and serial material using complex electronic records from the OCLC database; corrects and updates complex cataloging and item records; prepares procedures for various cataloging tasks; plans use of cataloging software programs; trains new departmental employees; and serves as a Departmental Service Provider for computer hardware and software issues.

Joann Waddell, Library Assistant III
jwaddell@memphis.edu
Phone: (901) 678-2106
Office: McWherter Library: RM 303

Responsibilities: Catalogs Pre-1976 government publications. Corrects and updates cataloging and item records; transfers material between collections; and withdraws superceded material.

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