UT Librarian Marielle Veve Receives Piercy Award

Marielle VeveMarielle Veve, assistant professor and interim metadata leader at the UT Libraries, is the recipient of the 2011 Esther J. Piercy Award from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).

Veve was recognized for her innovative thinking and leadership in technical services librarianship, her contributions to library associations, and her research and publications. Her many publications on cataloging multimedia and remote access materials are defining best practices for cataloging digital content. She is the author or co-author of several articles on topics such as Functional Requirements for Authority Data and support of multiple metadata schema, and has presented on numerous subjects at national and local conferences. She has served on committees of ALCTS, the American Library Association and other professional associations.

Veve is a former Provost’s Junior Faculty Fellow at UT Knoxville and an adjunct instructor in UT’s School of Information Sciences. Through her teaching and publications, particularly her “Streaming Guide to Cataloging Remote Access Multimedia,” and her articles on non-MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) workflows, Veve is making significant contributions to development and application of new methods in technical services librarianship.

The Esther J. Piercy Award recognizes professional contributions by a librarian with no more than 10 years of professional experience who has shown outstanding promise for continuing contribution and leadership.

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