Robert J Rohrbacher

Metadata Librarian for Social Sciences and Government Documents

(650) 725-7992

I create and maintain discovery metadata for social science monographs and government documents in Western European languages. I have experience in using RDA, AACR2, MARC21, MODS, LCSH, and LC classification.


  • MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MA, History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BA, History, University of California, Irvine

Professional activities 

Northern California Technical Processes Group (Chair, 2015-2016)

Cataloging Norms Interest Group, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, American Library Association (Co-Chair, 2015-2016)

Authority Control Interest Group (LITA/ALCTS), American Library Association (2011-present)