Authority Control & Production Bios

Candy Riley, MLIS, Manager of Metadata Services

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Candy Riley, Manager of Metadata Services, received her MLIS from San Jose State University. Since she started at MARCIVE, she has been instrumental in expanding the company’s NACO involvement and currently heads up MARCIVE’s NACO participant section. She has coordinated several large in-house cataloging and authorities projects, providing guidance for staff on complex cataloging questions. She creates training materials and instructs staff on NACO procedures and emerging cataloging guidelines. In addition, she works closely with the development team at MARCIVE to improve current processing and institute new programming as standards and best practices change. A member of the American Library Association, Candy has participated in numerous ALA and LC/PCC committees and she is a past chair of the ALA/Core Subject Access Committee.

Lisa Cavalear, MLS, Metadata Librarian

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Lisa Cavalear, Metadata Librarian, received her MLS from Southern Connecticut State University in 2008. She is in charge of MARCIVE’s authorities projects including backfile processing, and is the primary contact for customer concerns and technical questions about our processing. Additionally, she helps maintain our extensive vocabulary databases and creates name authority records for NACO. Prior to MARCIVE, she worked at Yale University Libraries for fifteen years, serving as a cataloging assistant for monographs, serials, and microforms. She was also responsible for quality control of electronic resources and metadata, and doing batch loads from the university’s authority control vendor and OCLC. Lisa is a member of the American Library Association.

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