Anne Welsh in 2019

Dual qualified in Information Studies (MSc (Econ), Aberystwyth) and Publishing (MA, West Dean), Anne offers training in cataloguing and metadata that is consistently rated as excellent by participants.

With three decades of experience documenting special collections and over a decade as the author of bestselling books on Cataloguing (Facet; Neal Schuman; Routledge), today she provides cataloguing and metadata services, training and consultancy for libraries, publishers and a few select individuals. Get in touch with anne@beginningcataloguing.com if you would like to discuss your training or consultancy needs.

Anne is an editorial consultant to ALA Digital Reference and the Secretary of the RDA Steering Committee (RSC), a non-voting position concerned with organising meetings and implementing the decisions of the RSC in the RDA Toolkit, an integrated, browser-based, online product that allows users to interact with a collection of cataloguing-related documents and resources including RDA: Resource Description and Access.

As a volunteer, Anne is Honorary Secretary of CILIP Metdata and Discovery Group. She is also a co-opted member of the BIC Library Metadata Group and the UK Committee on RDA (UKCoR).

Since 2021, Anne has been the Social Media Lead for the Friends of Julian of Norwich, an organization that promotes the words of the first known women writer in the English Language.

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