Metadata Services

Department Head: Harriet Wintermute, harrietw@iastate.edu, Head of Metadata Services
Staff: 3 academic librarians, 1 P&S, 4 FTE merit
Physical Location: 204 Parks Library
Units: Metadata; Cataloging

Metadata Unit

    Unit Head: Wesley Teal, Librarian I, 515 294-2284, wteal@iastate.edu, Metadata Librarian

    Responsibilities:  Creates metadata for digital objects and collections and assists in metadata management, automation, and application development.

    Cataloging Unit

    Unit Head: Christopher Dieckman, Librarian I, 515 294-9632, dieckman@iastate.edu, Metadata & Cataloging Librarian (Serials/Media)

    Responsibilities: Catalogs monographs originally or with OCLC copy. Catalogs and recatalogs serial titles, including added copies, added volumes, transfers, withdrawals, and retention changes. Catalogs media materials. Catalogs monographic analytics of serial issues, and monograph analyzed sets. Performs monographs cataloging maintenance, including correction of errors and holdings changes resulting from additional copies, transfers between Library locations and withdrawals. Creates in-process records for gifts.

    Reporting directly to department head

    • Heather Campbell, Librarian I, 515 294-2157, campbe11@iastate.edu, Metadata Management Librarian
    • Christopher Dieckman, Librarian I, 515 294-9632, dieckman@iastate.edu, Metadata & Cataloging Librarian (Serials/Media)
    • Wesley Teal, Librarian I, 515 294-2284, wteal@iastate.edu, Metadata Librarian

    Responsibilities: Catalogs rare books and archival collections. Manages cataloging projects and resolves cataloging problems. Manages metadata projects and resolves metadata problems.

    This department is part of the ISU Library's Collections & Technical Services Division.