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
Washington University Libraries, 1988-1990
Preservation Program Officer
Society of American Archivists, 1985-1987
Administrative Asst, Conservation Dept
Humanities Research Center, Univ 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 Dept. of Homeland Security, 2008-12.
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.
Ongoing: Emergency Planning Task Force, Digital Preservation Committee.
ALA (ALCTS/PARS). Chair, PARS 2002-2005; PARS Program Planning & Publications 1998-2002, Chair 2001-2002; PARS Education Committee 1990-98. 1987-.
Guild of Bookworkers, Potomac Chapter. 2006-.
Society for American Baseball Research (Bibliography Committee). 1986-.
Virginia Conservation Association. Education Co-chair 2004-2006; Treasurer, 1997-99; Webmaster 2009-12. Disaster Response Team member. 1993-.
Washington Conservation Guild. 2004-
Richmond Area Museum Emergency Support Team (MEST), 2007- .
preservation repair effectiveness, bookbinding history, book arts.