Anne Washington is the Coordinator of Metadata Services at the University of Houston Libraries. She is responsible for managing metadata creation and maintenance for the University of Houston Digital Library. She is currently a Product Owner for the development, implementation, and migration to a new digital asset management (DAM) ecosystem for UH Libraries' rare and unique digital content. She is also involved in initiatives to expand the Libraries’ services to researchers including consulting with students and faculty on how to use metadata for their projects and research data. Her research interests include emerging technologies, such as linked data, that have the potential to more broadly expose and connect resources as well as inclusive, user-centered approaches to metadata. She is currently the vice-chair for the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Metadata Interest Group.
Anne received a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Before joining the University of Houston, she held positions with the University of Virginia and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.