Asuman Tezcan Mirer

Metadata Librarian for Turkish resources

Coordinator for Bulk Processing &Outsourcing

Asuman Tezcan Mirer
(650) 721-6591

As Metadata Librarian for Turkish resources, I am responsible for creating discovery metadata for Turkish language resources in various formats. Additionally, I perform with directors, curators, and librarians to manage, coordinate, and provide efficient workflow in processing bulk collections.

Asuman Tezcan Mirer

Metadata Librarian for Turkish resources

Coordinator for Bulk Processing &Outsourcing

As Metadata Librarian for Turkish resources, I am responsible for creating discovery metadata for Turkish language resources in various formats. Additionally, I perform with directors, curators, and librarians to manage, coordinate, and provide efficient workflow in processing bulk collections.

Education 

  • Ph.D. Journalism, Social Sciences Institute, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
  • MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of Arizona, USA

Professional activities 

MESA (Middle East Studies Association)                                                                                  2020-2021

MELA, Social Justice Committee, (Founder, Chair)                                                             2020-2022

MELA, Social Justice Committee (Member)                                                                            2022-present

 

Selected publications 

Publications

“Opposition in the Press: in the Context of Liberalism, Nationalism and Kemalism in the Transition Process from the Ottoman Empire to the Nation-State.” Kurtulus Kayali’ya Armagan, Yildiz, A. (editor), 2017

“Ahmet Emin Yalman.” Mass Communication Turkey: Past-Today-Tomorrow, Alemdar, K. (editor), 2nd ed. vol. 1, Gazeteciler Cemiyeti Yayınları, 2017.

“The Tuberculosis Epidemic in Istanbul and Anatolia during the World War I.” Bilgi ve Bellek, Number 5, Istanbul 2006.

“The Decree of Ali and the Press.” Selcuk Iletisim, Number 4, Vol. 3, Konya 2005.

“International Symposium on Women in 1935.” Toplumsal Tarih, Number 127, Istanbul, 2004.

Presentations 

The Assassin and the Journalist: Reading Liberal and Islamic Nationalist Opposition through Correspondences during the Multi-Party Period in Turkey. Middle East Studies Association (MESA)-October 2020

Social Justice in Libraries and Information Services Middle East Librarians Association (MELA)-October 2020    

Strategies for Working through Times of Precarity and Scarcity in the Middle East Librarianship (MELA-Roundtable Session)-October 2021                           

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