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Staff Profile

Maria Pinkas, MLS

Maria M. Pinkas, MLS

Metadata Management Librarian
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Current Role at UMB

María M. Pinkas is the Metadata Management Librarian in the Resource Development and Access Division. She is responsible for the description of library resources, as well as for assigning or curating controlled access terms, keywords and other metadata used to search for books, ebooks, journals, digital materials and datasets in the Library Catalog, the UMB Digital Archive and the UMB Data Catalog. She oversees the activities of the Metadata Management Department.


Education and Certifications

MLS Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus

BA College of William and Mary. Williamsburg, Virginia




Professional Interests

Metadata, repositories, data discovery