Sarah Theimer

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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Assistant Professor
Dimond Library
133A
(603) 862-5603
Collection liaison to: 
Linguistics
Contact me about: 

Metadata, organization of information, metadata quality

Education: 

M.L.S. from University of Maryland, College Park, MD
B.A. in Russian from Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Professional Organizations: 

ALA, ALCTS

Research Interests: 

Assessing metadata quality; creative problem solving ; improving written communication, how language change impacts metadata

Selected Publications: 

All Metadata Politics is Local: Developing meaningful quality standards. Chapter in New Directions in Information Organization, p. 229-150.
A Cataloger's resolution to become more creative: how and why. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly 50 (8) 894-902
Campus Partnerships advance both ETD implementation and IR development: a win-win strategy at Syracuse University. Y. Li, S. Preate and S. Theimer Library Management 35 (4/5) 398-404.
What Language death and Language planning tell us about MARC and RDA. Journal of Library Metadata 12 (2-3), 279-293