Andy Weidner

Metadata Services Coordinator

Librarian

Andy Weidner
Phone:
713-743-9686
Department:
Metadata & Digitization Services

Andy Weidner

Metadata Services Coordinator

Librarian

About

Andy oversees the creation and maintenance of descriptive metadata for the University of Houston Digital Library. His research interests include linked data and metadata quality.

Background

Andy earned his Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Texas. He also received a Masters Degree in History from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Grinnell College. Before joining the UH Libraries, Andy worked as a Program Coordinator for the New Mexico historical newspapers digitization project at the University of North Texas as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to provide content for the Chronicling America website maintained by the Library of Congress. He also created descriptive metadata for many of the digitized historic Texas newspapers in the Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas.

Education

University of North Texas (2009-2011)
M.S. | Library & Information Science

University of Texas of The Permian Basin (2007-2009)
M.A. | History

Grinnell College (1995-1999)
B.A. | History