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Kathleen Burlingame heads the electronic resources cataloging unit, managing metadata creation, data wrangling and migrations for online materials across Penn Libraries. She works with content selectors, acquisitions units, front-end developers, and vendors to ensure seamless discovery and access to these resources.

Before coming to The University of Pennsylvania in 2015, Kathleen worked in a wide variety of roles and institutions including cataloging and curatorial work at The Morgan and Folger Shakespeare libraries and collection development and information literacy instruction at Long Island University. Prior to becoming a librarian, she was a sales manager for a publishing subsidiary of Barnes & Noble.

Kathleen has a BA from Oberlin College, an MLS and MA in English and American Literature from Indiana University, and a certificate in UX Design from the University of the Arts.

Pronouns: She, her, hers