Greta Bahnemann

Metadata Librarian, Minnesota Digital Library

Minitex, 15 Andersen Library

Responsible for implementing current metadata standards and best practices for the Minnesota Digital Library’s primary project, Minnesota Reflections, a digital collection of 215,000 images, maps and documents.


M.L.I.S. University of British Columbia, Vancouver

M.A. Winterthur Program in Early American Culture

B.A. University of Minnesota, Morris in History and Art History

Awards & Grants

Recipient of the 2006 ARLIS/NA Internship Award

Service to Professional Organizations

Co-Chair of Summer Educational Institute, 2013-2016

2013-2014 Member of the ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference Task Force

2011-2013 Chair of ARLIS/NA Internship Award Committee

Selected Presentations & Publications


2014 TIES conference "Digital Resources: The Skill of Finding Quality"

2014 ARLIS/NA "Fostering Collaboration: The Minnesota Digital Library and DPLA"

2013 Minnesota Association of Museums "Meta...What? An Introduction to Metadata for Digital Content"

2013 Minnesota Library Association, "What is This Thing Called Digital Humanities?"

2013 ARLIS/NA "Cataloging the Future: Challenges and Opportunities of Unique Digital Collections"

2012 ARLIS/NA "Organizational Collaboration between ARLIS/NA and VRA"

2012 VRA "Organizational Collaboration between ARLIS/NA and VRA"


"The Preservation of Glass Plate Negatives"