Metadata Unit

Metadata Unit Staff

Library Assistant 2, Metadata Assistant

Pamela Handley

Pam is responsible for performing data entry for metadata within the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). She performs online searches for digital content and reviews the accuracy of images and metadata as well as the quality of materials scanned internally and with vendors. She creates structural metadata and updates descriptive metadata for digital packages. She is responsible for reviewing digital images for privacy concerns. The UF Interim Library Facility (ILF), Room 144, Phone 352-273-2593.

Metadata Librarian, Head, Metadata Unit

Xiaoli Ma, MSI, MA

Xiaoli leads the automation of metadata creation that leverages the latest technology, manages the Metadata Unit, coordinates legacy metadata cleanups, and supports the further development of the UFDC platform with expert knowledge of metadata-related functional requirements. The UF Interim Library Facility (ILF), Room 146, Phone: (352) 273-2542

Xiaoli Ma – ORCID

Library Associate I, Metadata Specialist

Andrea Stich, MSI

Andrea is responsible for creating and improving metadata descriptions for the libraries’ digital collections. Her work is focused on digital projects primarily coming from the Smathers Libraries and also includes cooperative projects with partner departments and institutions. She handles electronic record creation in OCLC for digital projects, while also working with Alma and University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) records to ensure consistency and discoverability across each platform. The UF Interim Library Facility (ILF), Room 142, Phone 352-273-0367.

General contact:

Xiaoli Ma
Head, Metadata Unit
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
Interim Library Facility, Room 146
4040 NE 49th Ave,
Gainesville, FL 32609
PHONE: (352)273-2542