Cataloging & Metadata Services Portfolio

CMS at Western Libraries

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We welcome feedback, and invite you to contact us. Please direct feedback to the Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services, Casey Mullin.

Cataloging & Metadata Services Portfolio

Drawing on our broad expertise in metadata content standards, encoding standards and taxonomies, Cataloging and Metadata Services personnel strive to continually improve the research, teaching and learning experience of our campus community through constant enrichment of the Western Libraries resource discovery environment. Here are some of the many areas in which we work: 

  • Cataloging resources unique to Western
  • Special formats cataloging
    • Music (notated and recorded)
    • Video recordings
    • Maps
    • Serials/periodicals
    • Online resources
    • Microfilm/microfiche
    • Archival collections
  • Cataloging and processing government documents as part of the Federal Depository Library Program
  • Foreign language expertise, including Western European, Slavic, and Central and East Asian languages
  • Authority control/identity management of persons, organizations, places and more
  • Remediation and enhancement of descriptive metadata for digital resources
  • Ongoing maintenance of metadata records in Alma