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Laura Krier -- Systems and Metadata Librarian

Roles and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide leadership for the Library's web activities, including the user interface and integration of systems and e-resources
  • Develop new web and technology initiatives
  • Manage the library's evolving web presence, improving the user experience and streamlining access to services and resources
University Service: 
  • Academic Senate
  • Academic Planning, Assessment, and Resources Committee
  • University Program Review Subcommittee
  • Master of Library and Information Science, Simmons College
  • Bachelor of Arts (Literature and Women's Studies), UC Santa Cruz
  • Attended European Semantic Web Conference Summer School, 2013
  • Attending Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2015
Research Interests: 
  • Shared governance and leadership in academic libraries
  • Semantic web and Linked Data
  • Data modeling
  • User-centered web design
  • Data management and research data services in libraries
  • Krier, L. and Stine, K. (2017). "Your Metadata's Showing: Open Access the the Future of Bibliographic Control." In K. L. Smith and K. A Dickson (Eds.), Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication: Implementation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Krier, L. and Strasser, C. (2013). Data Management for Libraries: A LITA Guide, Chicago: ALA Tech Source. Available in the SSU Library
  • Krier, L. (2012) Serials, FRBR, and Library Linked Data: A Way Forward. Journal of Library Metadata, 12(2-3), 177-187. Copy deposited in UC eScholarship
  • Krier, L. (2012) The Social Justice Impact of Ebooks. SRRT Newsletter Social Responsibilities Round Table, pp 12.
  • Krier, L. (2008) Students as Technology Leaders. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science & Technology 35(2), 47-48.
  • "Content Management for Libraries" at Online Northwest, 2015, Corvallis, OR
  • "When Staff Become Students: Alma Training with Moodle" at Ex Libris Users North America, 2017, Schaumburg, IL
Professional Associations: 
  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Library Information Technology Association (LITA)
  • Action Council, Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT)
  • Member, Top Tech Trends Committee (LITA), 2013
  • Chair, 3M Professional Development Grant Committee (NMRT), 2011
  • Member, LITA Publications Committee, 2011-2013

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