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My Guidarelli

Catalog Librarian

Assistant Professor
Collections and Discovery, Metadata and Discovery

(804) 827-3600
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 230


  • M.L.S. Library Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1992
  • M.A. American Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 1982
  • M.A. English, Universite de Toulouse-le-Mirail, Toulouse, France, 1979 
  • B.A. English, Universite de Toulouse-Le-Mirail, Toulouse, France, 1977

Previous professional experience

  • Part-time Reference Librarian, Dauphin County Library Systems, 1992
  • Senior Clerk, Technical Services, Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg, 1987-1991

Teaching experience

  • Adjunct faculty for VCU French Language Department, School of World Studies, teaching elementary and intermediate levels
  • 2015, co-taught an online course related to UCI Bike Race: The Tour
  • Freshman Orientation
  • Texts and Contexts: The Vietnamese Diaspora

Selected publications

  • Guidarelli, M. (2000). Establishment of Vietnamese personal names: A modest proposal. Technical Services Quarterly, 18(2).
  • Guidarelli, M. & Cary, K.F. (1998). Untapped resources: Art students cataloging art exhibition catalogs at Virginia Commonwealth University. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 26(4).
  • Guidarelli, M. (1996). My name is America. In T.Y. Neely and K. Abif (Eds.) In their own voices: The new faces of librarianship. (Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 125-138).

Selected presentations

  • Guidarelli, M. (2015). Loading WorldShare Updated Records into Local Catalog. Presented at OCLC presentation, ALA, San Francisco.
  • Guidarelli, M. (2015). Colloquium on Terrorist Attacks in France. VCU French Department, School of World Studies.

Selected university and library service

  • Office of Multicultural Students Affairs/Aramark Diversity Scholarship Committee
  • VCU Undergraduate Research Conference, Panel Chair
  • Evaluator of Vietnamese language proficiency for the School of World Studies
  • Boren Fellowship Review Committee
  • Fulbright Fellowship Review Committee
  • Critical Language Scholarship Committee
  • Library Diversity Committee member/chair, 2015-17

Professional organizations

  • American Library Association
  • Foreign Languages Association of Virginia

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Richmond, VA 23284-2033
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