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Holly Tomren

Manager, Metadata Services



Data and Digital Stewardship


Metadata Services


Hagerty Library, Room 122




Holly Tomren is Head, Metadata Services at Drexel University Libraries. She manages a program that promotes discovery and sharing of resources by creating, enhancing, and optimizing metadata for use and re-use in a variety of tools, techniques, and services, in support of the research & scholarly needs of the Drexel University community. She was previously Head of Monograph, Electronic Resources & Metadata Cataloging at the University of California, Irvine Libraries, where her responsibilities included facilitating access to UCI's electronic and digital resources. Her research interests include metadata literacy, mobile electronic resources in libraries, electronic resources management, and emerging technologies in technical services, and she has presented at conferences including Internet Librarian, Electronic Resources & Libraries, and LITA National Forum. Holly received her MLIS from San Jose State University and was a 2009 American Library Association Emerging Leader.