Asuman Tezcan assumes new role in Metadata Department
The Metadata Department welcomes Asuman Tezcan as its new Metadata Librarian/Coordinator for Bulk Processing & Outsourcing. A newly created position, it is designed to provide some much needed attention to the cataloging of large collections acquired by SUL selectors. In this capacity Asuman will be working with selectors and staff throughout SUL, as well as external vendors of cataloging service, to organize, coordinate, and manage the processing of collections so that they can become available for use in a timely manner.
Prior to this position, Asuman was a Turkish language metadata specialist in the department’s Metadata Development Unit, and before that (from 2008 to 2016) as assistant to the curator of the Islamic and Middle Eastern collection. Asuman has a Ph.D. in journalism from Ankara University, and is currently working towards a MLIS at the University of Arizona. She is located on the third floor of Lathrop Library, in the Data Control area. Please stop by to say hi and offer her a warm welcome to this important new role in making our bulk collections discoverable and usable.