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Kay Teel

Metadata Librarian for Serials and Arts Resources

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(650) 724-7346

I provide discovery metadata for serial publications in Western European languages in all formats and subject disciplines, and discovery metadata for monographic publications in Western European languages about the arts excluding music.


  • MS, Library Science, Columbia University
  • BA, History, Boston University

Professional activities 

Member of:

  • NASIG (formerly the North American Serials Interest Group)
  • Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)

Selected Publications 

Chou, Charlene, Steve Shadle, and Kay Teel. "Cooperative Cataloging Projects: Managing Them for Best Results." The Serials Librarian, published online November 6, 2018. doi: 10.1080/0361526X.2019.1535682

Hanson, Eric M. "Managing Serials in an Institutional Repository: An Interview With Kay Teel." Serials Review, vol. 43, issue 3/4 (2017), pages 278-281. doi: 10.1080/00987913.2017.1350547

"Do Serials Have a Place in the Institutional Digital Repository?" The Serials Librarian, published online February 28, 2017. doi: 10.1080/0361526X.2017.1284494

Davis, Carroll, Kay Teel, and Phoebe Timberlake. "Is It Tweaking or Cataloging Enrichment? Choices in Reshaping Serial Cataloging Copy." The Serials Librarian, vol. 25, issue 3/4 (1995), pages 333-337. doi: 10.1300/J123v25n03_39

"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Format Integration, but Were Afraid to Ask." The Serials Librarian, vol. 24, issue 3/4 (1994), pages 253-255. doi: 10.1300/J123v24n03_38