Staff Directory

Ivey Marie Glendon

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Glendon, Ivey Marie

Manager, Metadata Analysis & Design

Metadata Analysis & Design

Acquisitions & Discovery

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Alderman 223A

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University of Virginia Library
PO Box 400108 Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4109

Ivey is the manager for the Metadata Analysis & Design unit, a part of the Acquisitions & Discovery section of the Scholarly Resources & Content Strategy area. She has responsibility for coordinating metadata policy development across content management systems, overseeing workflow assessment initiatives, and providing metadata consultation throughout the Library and University.

Ivey is an active member of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) division of the American Library Association and currently serves as a co-chair of the ALCTS Digital Conversion Interest Group. She has held past ALCTS committee appointments with the Metadata Interest Group and the Continuing Education Committee. Her professional areas of interest and expertise include project management for libraries, efficient and impactful workflow design, and development of controlled vocabularies. She has written and presented extensively on training and education for metadata management and organizational change strategies for innovation in metadata initiatives.

Prior to joining the University of Virginia Library in 2011, Ivey served as a digital conversion specialist for Chronicling America, a production of the National Digital Newspaper Program at the Library of Congress. In that role, she supported large-scale digital conversion of serial collections and provided reference and circulation expertise in the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room.

Ivey earned a B.A. in History and Government from the University of Virginia and an M.S. in Library and Information Studies from the College of Communication & Information at Florida State University. In 2012, she was named the F. Williams Summers Outstanding Graduate Student in the School of Library & Information Studies.