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You may reach the Special Collections Research Center Reading Room at (850) 644-3271, Monday-Thursday, 10AM-6PM, Friday 10AM-5:30PM. You may reach the Pepper Library Reading Room at (850) 644-9217, Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM.

Special Collections Research Center
Heritage Protocol & University Archives
Claude Pepper Library
Digital Library Center
Cataloging & Description

Katie McCormick
Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives
(850) 644-6167 |

Special Collections Research Center

Rory Grennan
Manuscript & Instruction Archivist
(850) 645-7962 |
Manages manuscript collections and historical archives held by FSU Libraries.  Coordinates donations of archival materials, sets policy for access to collections, provides reference and research services to archives users, and collaborates with University faculty to lead archival instruction sessions for University students, scholars, and the general public.

Katherine Hoarn
Visiting Rare Book & Instruction Librarian
(850) 644-1967 |
Manages rare book collections and provides reference, outreach, and instruction services related to those collections. Assesses rare book donations and helps identify collection development priorities for rare book collections.

Heritage Protocol & University Archives

Hannah Davis
Heritage Protocol & University Archives Archival Assistant
(850) 645-0920 |
Assists with accessioning, rehousing, and making newly acquired materials available to researchers. Provides reference service, assists with the production of Special Collections exhibits, and develops and maintains the Heritage Protocol & University Archives website and Facebook.

Sandra Varry
Heritage Protocol & University Archivist
(850) 645-7988 |
Provides leadership for Heritage Protocol & University Archives. Responsible for the day-to-day operations, is the primary spokesperson for Florida State University history on behalf of the Libraries, and provides research assistance and access to collections. 

Claude Pepper Library

Robert Rubero
Pepper Library Archivist
(850) 644-9217 |
Manages the processing and preservation of political collections held by Special Collections & Archives at the Claude Pepper Library and provides access to and research services for these materials.

Tammy Joyner
Pepper Library Archives Assistant
(850) 644-9385 |

Digital Library Center

Matthew Miguez
Metadata Librarian
(850) 645-0240 |
Manages the production and quality of metadata created for the FSU Digital Library. Provides metadata expertise to the university community.

Willa Patterson
Studio Associate
(850) 644-3126 |
Assists Digital Library Studio Manager with digital collections development, management, operations, and library standards implementation.

Stuart Rochford
Studio Manager
(850) 644-3126 |
Manages Digital Library Center staff and resources and coordinates the digitization of materials for the FSU Digital Library as well as for faculty, staff and visiting researchers.

Krystal Thomas
Digital Archivist
(850) 644-5214 |
Advises and coordinates digital projects for inclusion into the FSU Digital Library and supervises the work of the Digital Library Center. Provides access to and preserves born digital materials held by Special Collections & Archives.

Giesele Towels
Library Operations Supervisor
(850) 644-3126 |
Assists with digitization production and conducts quality control of digitized material. Assists Studio Manager in workflow and ensuring deadlines are met, ensure the security of unit equipment, facilities and materials being digitized.

Cataloging & Description

Trent Claybaugh
Cataloging Associate - Complex Cataloging
(850) 644-4839 |
Performs cataloging of recent acquisitions and gift books, including materials in German. Assists with rare book cataloging.

Nakia Davis
Cataloging Projects Coordinator
(850) 644-5232 |
Monitors and coordinates cataloging projects involving the resolution of problems encountered in the FSU Aleph catalog. Performs copy cataloging of purchased books, gifts, and other materials as needed.

Annie Glerum
Head of Complex Cataloging
(850) 644-4839 |
Coordinates workflows of the Complex Cataloging unit and provides description and access to library resources for the catalog and institutional repository. Develops automated workflow efficiencies including XML technologies and batch-loading records.

Theresa Haworth
Administrative Assistant
(850) 645-7461 |
Performs administrative tasks as necessary to assist with the smooth functioning of the Madison Street facilities.

Valeria Kosmynin
Library Associate - Authorities/Catalog Management
(850) 644-5232 |
Performs catalog maintenance, error corrections, and solves other routine problems in the catalog. Performs copy and original cataloging of purchased books, gifts, and other materials as needed. Assists with any questions involving Cyrillic writing and Slavic language materials.

Yue Li
Formats Cataloging Librarian
(850) 644-4839 |
Provides bibliographic description and access for library resources in various formats including books, DVDs, CD-ROMs, audio-CDs, and micromaterials in both English and East Asian languages. Assists Monograph Acquisitions with finding, selecting, and purchasing East Asian language library resources.

Mark Lopez
Library Associate - Authorities/Catalog Management
(850)644-5232 |
Performs catalog maintenance, error corrections, and solves other routine problems in the catalog. Performs copy and original cataloging of purchased books, gifts, and other materials as needed.

Elizabeth Richey
Cataloging Specialist - Complex Cataloging
(850) 644-4839 |
Performs original and complex cataloging of recent acquisitions and gift books, including materials in English, French, German, Ancient and Modern Greek, Italian, Latin, Sanskrit, and Arabic. Assists with implementing automated cataloging processes and developing automated tools for the streamlining of cataloging processes. Assists with rare books cataloging.

Amy Karin Weiss
Head of Cataloging & Descripion
(850) 644-6321 |
Administers the Cataloging & Description Department. Catalogs rare books. 

Ruth Ziegler
Head of Authorities/Catalog Management
(850) 644-5232 |
Responsible for post cataloging problems for FSU books, documents, microforms and media. FSU Coordinator for the Library of Congress Name Authority Cooperative Program. In charge of batch loading e-books and streaming media. 

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