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Manager, Metadata & Cataloging

University of Central Oklahoma


Shay Beezley manages the Metadata & Cataloging department at the 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 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

Professional and Community Involvement

Academic Affairs Representative, UCO Staff Senate, 2019-2021

Program Committee Chair, Ex Libris Users of North America (ELUNA), 2016-Present

Member of Mountain-Plains Library Association and Oklahoma Library Association

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