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 English - George Mason University, anticipated 2024


My pronouns are they/them/theirs.

What I do at Mason Libraries

As 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

Information organization, metadata and discovery,  linked data, reparative/antiracist cataloging.

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Contact Information: 
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Fenwick Library