Transcript Lightning rounds: Jennifer Younger: Digital preservation, aggregated, Catholic

In July 2011, Jennifer A. Younger became the executive director for the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) after serving as the first chair of the Board of Directors. Prior to that, she led the Libraries at the University of Notre Dame where she and the expert library staff successfully carried out many initiatives that enhanced services and collections locally, nationally and internationally. She continues her affiliation with Notre Dame as the Edward H. Arnold Director of Hesburgh Libraries Emerita. Prior to that she served in administrative positions at The Ohio State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she also received her education and degrees in librarianship.

Younger continues as a leader in state, national, and international library organizations, having served on the boards of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI) and the OCLC, a global library cooperative. She has published numerous articles on topics including cataloging and metadata, the challenges of cooperation and transforming libraries for the global information society and is invited frequently to speak at conferences. Most recently, for the second year, she was a co-presenter on best practices in digital archiving at the Catholic Media Conference, the annual conference of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.


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