Iman Dagher

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Arabic & Islamic Studies Metadata Librarian
  • Resource Acquisitions and Metadata Services

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  • ALA-LC Romanization
  • Arabic Library Collection
  • Cataloging Standards and Practice
  • Name Authority Control


Iman Dagher has been the Arabic and Islamic Studies Catalog Librarian since June 2008. She received a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies from Loughborough University of Technology in England, and a Master's degree in Library Science (Digital librarianship) from Wayne State University in Michigan. Research interests: authority control, identity management, Wikidata and access and discovery of non-Latin materials.


  • Iman Dagher & Denise Soufi (2021) Authority Control of Arabic Personal Names: RDA and Beyond, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 59:2-3, 260-280, DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2020.1845896
  • Michelle Durocher, Iman Dagher, Violeta Ilik, Chris Evin Long, Jeanette A. Norris, Isabel del Carmen Quintana & Manon Théroux (2020) The PCC ISNI Pilot: Exploring Identity Management on a Global, Collaborative Scale, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 58:3-4, 438-448, DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2020.1713952

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