Mary Beth Weber

Mary Beth Weber has worked in library technical services in academic libraries for over 30 years. She has held various technical services positions, and is an expert on cataloging nonprint materials, acquisitions workflows, and non-MARC metadata for digital collections. She also has extensive managerial experience. Weber has authored numerous books, including Virtual Technical Services: A Manual and Rethinking Library Technical Services: Redefining our Profession for the Future. She has given presentations on cataloging, mentoring, and publishing for various organizations. She chaired Rutgers University Libraries’ Faculty Mentoring Program Committee for two years, and participated in ALCTS’ inaugural mentoring program. Weber is an active member of Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of ALA. She served as editor-in-chief of Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) for nine years and helped transition the journal from ALCTS to Core. Weber was awarded the ALCTS Presidential Citation in 2011 for her service as the ALCTS Newsletter Editor. She received the ALCTS Honors award in 2015 for her contributions as LRTS Editor. Weber is currently the head of Central Technical Services at Rutgers University Libraries and oversees resource description (MARC and non-MARC) for all four of Rutgers’ campuses.

book cover for Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, Fifth Edition
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, Fifth Edition