John Riemer

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Head, Resource Acquisitions & Metadata Services
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Currently Head of UCLA Library Resource Acquisitions & Metadata Services, John Riemer previously worked as Digital Cataloging Coordinator for the Digital Library of Georgia. He holds an MLS degree and a BA degree in Linguistics from UCLA.

Since 2009, he has served in a number of capacities on the Program for Cooperative Cataloging, including PCC Chair in 2010/2011. During this time he has led an effort to expand the PCC’s scope to include both traditional MARC cataloging and digital library project metadata/new metadata roles. Most recently he has chaired the PCC Task Group on Identity Management in NACO.

He represents UCLA on and has previously chaired ALA’s Core Technical Services Managers in Academic Libraries Interest Group (“Big Heads”). He is a member of the OCLC Research Library Partners Metadata Managers Focus Group, a member of the Cataloging & Classification Quarterly Editorial Board and writes guest columns for Technicalities.

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