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Laura Wilsey

Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Special Collections

As a member of the Manuscripts unit within Special collections, I am responsible for cataloging manuscript acquisitions; generating digital object metadata description; assisting with creating metadata templates for our stakeholders; prepping and accessioning content into the Stanford Digital Repository and making the content and related metadata available via SearchWorks.


  • MLIS - San Jose State University
  • BA - American Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Professional activities 

Member of SAA, ALA, RBMS, SCA and NCPTG

LD4P2 Wikidata Affinity Group and Stanford Wikidata Working Group

LD4P2 Rare Materials Affinity Group

Selected Publications 

Capturing and Processing Born-Digital Files in the STOP AIDS Project Records: A Case Study: