VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Head, Preservation and Inventory Management
Preservation and Inventory Management
Room 231-A, James Branch Cabell Library
M.S. Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1988
B.J. Journalism, University of Texas, Austin, 1981
Previous Professional Experience
Preservation Librarian, Washington University Libraries, 1988-1990
Preservation Program Officer, Society of American Archivists, 1985-1987
Administrative Assistant, Conservation Department, Humanities Research Center, Univerity of Texas at Austin, 1981-1985
Selinger. "Binding in Tough Times." Archival Products News 10:no.1 (2003).
Selinger. "Tracking Book Damage" in Promoting Preservation Awareness in Libraries (Jeanne Drewes and Julie Page, eds.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 120-122, 1997.
Selinger. "Preservation on Career Day Reaches Young Minds" in Promoting Preservation Awareness in Libraries (Jeanne Drewes and Julie Page, eds.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 156-160, 1997.
"Using Zorbix for Disaster Recovery," Museum Emergency Support Team, Richmond, VA. 2011.
"Preservation: A Role for Everyone," Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum, Richmond, VA. 2008.
"Through Fire and Flood: Disaster Planning and Preparedness," workshop at Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Association annual conference, 2007.
"ETD@VCU," VCU Fall Fest Lecture, October 2006.
"ETD@VCU: Tradition and Beyond," Panelist, Digital Preservation session, National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) annual conference, 2005.
"Dirty Books: Cleaning Stacks in Libraries". ALA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. 2002
"Treasures in the Stacks: Preserving Publishers Bindings, 1830-1910". ALA/ALCTS preconference at ALA Annual Meeting. 2000.
"Nineteenth Century Materials in the Open Stacks." ALA/ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Preconference, Washington, DC. 1998.
University Committee Work
Faculty Learning Community partner with VCU Department of Homeland Security, 2008-2012
Faculty Senate, Academic Support Services Committee, 1999-2002, 2005-2008
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Project, 1999-2005
University Council. Representative and alternate, 1992-1996
Annual Guest Lecturer, "The Impact of Preservation Programs on Bibliography," ENG530
VCU Libraries Committee Work
VCU Libraries Faculty Organization: Chair 2004-05, 1998-99, 1993-94; Vice Chair 2003-04, 1997-98; Peer Review Committee 2007-10, Chair 2009-10; Chair, Professional Development Committee 2002-03
RFID Task Force, 2009
Emergency Planning Task Force, Digital Preservation Committee, present
ALA (ALCTS/PARS). Chair, PARS 2002-2005; PARS Program Planning and Publications 1998-2002, Chair 2001-2002; PARS Education Committee 1990-98. 1987-present
Guild of Bookworkers, Potomac Chapter. 2006-present
Society for American Baseball Research (Bibliography Committee). 1986-present
Virginia Conservation Association. Education Co-chair 2004-2006; Treasurer, 1997-99; Webmaster 2009-12. Disaster Response Team member. 1993-present
Washington Conservation Guild. 2004-present
Richmond Area Museum Emergency Support Team (MEST), 2007- present