Title: Acquisitions & Metadata Services Librarian
Mary Burns holds a BA of Liberal Arts from Hamline University, an M.A. in Early Music Performance Practice from Case Western Reserve University and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. She started working in the University Library in 1985 in serials and acquisitions and then in the cataloging department in May 1986. Mary has been doing special collections cataloging since 1991 and spent eleven years working in the Department of Special Collections. In 2002 she took on the responsibility of audio-visual cataloging. In addition to her work for the Kelvin Smith Library Mary has worked on music cataloging projects for the Cleveland Institute of Music and cataloged the rare book collection held by the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Her interests include Medieval and Renaissance history and art, the history of the book and rare botanical books. As time permits she enjoys doing programs of English, Italian and French lute songs of the 16th and 17th centuries.
The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.
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