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Susan Foran

  • Head of Cataloging & Metadata, Collection & Resource Management

Subject Contacts

  • Anthropology


  • Master of Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  • Master of Arts, Popular Culture. Bowling Green State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology. Oakland University

Research Interests

  • Cataloging and metadata
  • Collection development and management
  • Information discovery systems

Selected Presentations

  • Weeding the Stacks at UW-Milwaukee. Upper Midwest Users Group, Coralville, Iowa. (October, 2018)
  • Collocating the Collective: Third Party Database Remediation in an Alma Consortium. Co-presenter with Michael Cohen (UW-Madison). ELUNA Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (May, 2016)
  • RDA: A Discussion of Integration and Transition. Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians conference, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. (April, 2012)
  • RDA: A Panel Discussion. CUWL Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin. (June, 2012)
  • Shelf Ready Acquisition Roundtable. CUWL Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin. (June, 2011)
  • How Do I Manage Series Authorities Now That LC Does Not? Panel Discussion. Wisconsin Library Association Conference, Green Bay, Wisconsin. (October, 2007)

Professional Memberships

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures
  • Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians
  • Wisconsin Library Association