Sample Metadata Librarian Resume

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Philip Martin
4872 Ritter Street
Clanton, AL 35045

Job Objective Seeking work as a Metadata Librarian.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of metadata library development, management and upkeep
  • In-depth knowledge of metadata formats, standards and schema, descriptive bibliography and cataloging procedures
  • Operational knowledge of using Integrated Library System and metadata management software
  • Familiarity with using computer programs, email and internet resources
  • Ability to create metadata and catalog library resources in all formats
  • Ability to interact with library personnel, library users and external parties, positively

Professional Experience:

Metadata Librarian
Ohio University Libraries
August 2012 – Present


  • Drafted and implemented metadata&cataloging policies and workflows for library resources.
  • Developed, analyzed, improved and maintained metadata information.
  • Interpreted and adhered to established cataloging and metadata standards.
  • Prepared accurate and complete description of library resources and provided users with access to them.
  • Created, maintained and managed digital archival collections and assets.
  • Recommended, selected and used appropriate metadata schemas, and data dictionaries.

Metadata Librarian
University of Colorado
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed, implemented and evaluated metadata and cataloging workflows and standards.
  • Assisted with resource digitalization projects and responded to bibliographic issues related to digital assets.
  • Prepared and maintained metadata templates and documentation for digitized and digital library collections.
  • Conducted and coordinated original and adaptive cataloging of library materials in all formats.
  • Wrote and maintained metadata library records, accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Served on appropriate committees and completed professional development trainings.


Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science
Baltimore Hebrew University, Baltimore, MD

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