Cataloging Project Manager
Barbara Strauss leads the GEMEINKAT project (LINK) to digitally catalog all collections of MMF. She has enjoyed a career immersed in research, libraries, and Moravian music, and is a skilled and experienced librarian, educator, urban farmer, and musician.
After three years on the project, she will continue to catalog for MMF in 2018, on a part-time basis at the Archie K. Davis Center in Winston-Salem.
As the Assistant Director for Technical Services at the Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University, in Cleveland, Ohio, she managed the department that ordered all library materials and made them available to the public. They also managed electronic resources from ejournals, ebooks, to individual e-articles in the institutional repository, Engaged Scholarship @ CSU. Barbara had the leading role as coordinator for this this campus endeavor. She was also subject librarian for Music and Middle Eastern Studies.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Library and Information Science
University of Arizona
M.M., Music History
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
B.S., Music Education, Mathematics