Library Faculty/Staff profile for dheilbru

David Heilbrun

Metadata Librarian
Metadata Services; Access and Resource Management


B.A. in History, Japanese - Tufts University, 2015

M.S. in Library and Information Science - Simmons University, 2019

M.A. in History - George Mason University (in progress)


I started working for Mason libraries in August of 2019. In addition to working at the library, I am also currently pursuing a Master's in History at Mason.

My pronouns are they/them/theirs.

What I do at Mason Libraries

I am a Metadata Librarian in the library's Metadata Services department. I am responsible for creating and enhancing description of digital resources and work closely with the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) and the Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC). I also catalog physical media items, including DVDs and Blu-rays.

Research Interests

Subject cataloging, linked data, cataloging as anti-oppressive praxis, history of information organization

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Contact Information: 
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Fenwick Library