Stephen Hearn Metadata Strategist

Position title
Metadata Strategist


I am the Metadata Strategist, responsible for advising and assisting in the development and implementation of metadata formats and standards in the University Libraries. I also advise projects on campus working with metadata. My position is in the Cataloging and Metadata Services Department of the Content & Collections Division. I am the libraries' liaison to the NACO and SACO programs. 


B.A., Columbia University

M.A. (Classics), University of Texas at Austin

M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin

Service to professional organizations

ALA representative to the North America RDA Committee (NARDAC)

Member of the PCC Standing Committee on Standards

Member of the PCC Identity Management in NACO Task Group

Co-chair of the HathiTrust Metadata Sharing Policy Task Group