Annie Wu is the Head of Metadata and Digitization Services at University of Houston Libraries. In this role, she provides leadership in resource description and management of various materials and creation, publication and preservation of digital collections. Annie has rich experience leading digital and metadata initiatives. She has published and presented on various topics relating to information organization and discovery, digital systems, linked data, digital preservation policies and programs, metadata practices and standards, and staff competences, training and orientation. Annie is currently Councilor-at-Large of American Library Association and has served on multiple local, state and national level library association committees and task forces. Annie is a graduate from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Leadership Fellows Program. She is also a fellow of ARL Leadership and Career Development Program. Annie currently serves as the co-principal investigator for the IMLS-funded "Bridge2Hyku Toolkit: Developing Migration Strategies for Hyku" grant project.
Prior to UH, Annie served as the Operations Manager at the Technical Information Center at Corning Inc. She also previously worked at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington as Cataloging Supervisor. Annie holds a masterâ€™s degree in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.