Rachel Tillay

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Responsibilites
The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian is responsible for supporting metadata-dependent efforts to describe, manage, expose, and share collections with users, ensuring the uniform application of standards for resource description of the library’s physical and digital collections. This position performs both original and complex copy cataloging, primarily for the library’s special collections, in a variety of formats. The incumbent works with staff in the Tulane Digital Library, Library IT, Special Collections, and Technical Services to develop, implement, and evaluate procedures, standards, and workflows relating to metadata creation within the metadata ecosystem of the libraries. The incumbent creates and edits nonMARC metadata using MODS, EAD, MADS and other schema adopted by the library; serves as the Division’s resource person for open linked data in library systems; participates in the assessment and continuous improvement of operations and services; contributes and updates NACO authority records.
Degrees
Degree Type: 
MLIS
Degree Major: 
Archives
Degree Institution: 
Louisiana State University
Degree Year Received: 
2014

Degree Type: 
MTS
Degree Major: 
Theological Studies
Degree Institution: 
Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
Degree Year Received: 
2013

Degree Type: 
B.A.
Degree Major: 
Music
Degree Institution: 
Millsaps College
Degree Year Received: 
2010
Professional Affiliations
Professional Interests
Metadata
Digital Libraries
Resource Description and Access