Kate Dunn


Systems & Metadata Specialist


Major Responsibilities

  • Creates and maintains metadata for the digital collections, performing quality control and bibliographic maintenance using controlled vocabularies.
  • Works with scripting and other automation tasks, troubleshoots technology support issues including desktop support, web development, and access to network services.

Professional Experience

  • Student Assistant, OHSU Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery Department, Portland, OR, 2016
  • On-Call Library Supervisor, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR, 2016
  • Preservation Associate, Loyola University Chicago - Cudahy Library, Chicago, IL 2012-2015
  • Serials Acquisitions Assistant, Loyola University Chicago - Cudahy Library, Chicago, IL 2008-2012


  • Master of Library and Information Science with Certificates in Special Collections and Community Informatics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts - English Literature & Creative Writing, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2007


  • Do Your Stacks Stack Up? Queering Medical Library Collections For Better Healthcare, Pacific Northwest Chapter / Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October 18, 2016.

Outside of Work

  • Eating burritos and most likely hiking, bicycling, roller skating or bookbinding.