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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Bobby Bothmann

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/about/staff/bothmann/bothmann.html

Bobby Bothmann

MLIS, MS
Metadata & Emerging Technologies Librarian
Professor
Email: robert.bothmann@mnsu.edu
Voice: (507)389-2010 Fax: (507)389-5155


RESPONSIBILITIES:

I serve as the cataloger for print and electronic resources, and investigate and provide leadership for new technologies to enhance access.

I serve as a member of the Collection Development team for the College of Science, Engineering & Technology. My primary departments are:


PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

I am an active member of OLAC (OnLine Audiovisual Catalogers) since fall 2000. I co-chaired the 2002 OLAC Conference in St. Paul, served on three other OLAC conference committees, and served eight years on the executive board as the Treasurer/Membership Coordinator, vice president, and president. I am currently the Cataloging News editor for Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. I hold an Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee (UWM) and an MS in Geography and English Technical Communication from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

I am the recipient of the 2007 Esther J. Piercy Award from the American Library Association’s Association for Library Collections and Technical Services division for outstanding contributions to librarianship in the field of technical services, the 2009 recipient of the Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award from the School of Information Sciences (SOIS), UWM, and the 2012 recipient of the Nancy B. Olson Award from OLAC. I assisted Ms. Olson in the re-write of Cataloging of Audiovisual Materials and Other Special Materials for its fifth edition and am currently working on an RDA companion to the fifth edition.

OTHER INTERESTS / WEB SITES

Curriculum Vitae at Visual CV.