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Manager Metadata & Catalog

University of Central Oklahoma


Shay Beezley manages the Metadata & Cataloging department at Chambers Library, where she leads a team of five full-time staff and four student workers in ensuring discoverability of library resources. Her team also contributes metadata to ShareOK, where UCO has a small but growing presence. As a professional librarian, Shay also leads collection development efforts for the English and Modern Languages departments.

Education and Certifications

Master of Science in Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Arts in English, East Carolina University


Outside of the library, Shay enjoys practicing her amateur photography skills, visiting museums (especially art museums and small, niche museums), scoping out cool antique stores, and checking off "Places Visited" on Atlas Obscura.

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