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Elizabeth McDaniel

Special Collections Catalog Librarian

Collections and Discovery, Metadata and Discovery

(804) 828-5921
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 230


  • M.L.I.S., University of North Texas, 2010
  • M.A. Music, The Ohio State University, 2003
  • B.A. Music, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2000
  • Rare Book Cataloging, Rare Book School, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2012

Previous professional experience

  • Reference Assistant, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, 2010-2013
  • Library Specialist, VCU Libraries Cataloging Department, 2006-2011

Teaching experience

  • Music Appreciation, MUSIC 121, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Selected presentations

  • Guidarelli, N. & McDaniel, E. (2012). Respect authority! Strategies for in-house authority control. Presented at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference.
  • Kidd, M., McDaniel, E., Roach, J. (2012). MLS 2.0: Earning a master’s in library science in an online program. Presented at the Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Conference.

Professional organizations

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Virginia Library Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 2013-present

Community activities

  • Carver Area Civic Improvement League

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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