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Jacquie Samples

Duke University Libraries
Head, Metadata & Discovery Strategy Department
Durham, NC
Jacquie Samples is Head of the Metadata & Discovery Strategy Department in the Technical Services Division at Duke University Libraries. Prior to that, she was the team lead for Electronic Resources & Serials Cataloging from 2011 to 2016. Previously, she worked at North Carolina State University Libraries as the Continuing & Electronic Resources Librarian. As an adjunct School of Information and Library Science faculty member, she has taught Advanced Cataloging at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.



In 2002, Jacquie earned a Master’s of Arts in Library and Information Science, with distinction, from the School of Library and Information Science, University of Iowa (Iowa City, I.A. USA). Her areas of research interest include electronic resource management, library metadata, FRBR, and discovery services. She has presented on a range of subjects related to these research interests at such conferences as the American Library Association’s Annual and Midwinter meetings, Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L), and regional and local meetings. Jacquie has authored several peer-reviewed articles, including co-authoring "Creating Organization Name Authority within an Electronic Resource Management System." Library Resources and Technical Services. 53, no. 2 p. 94-107, 2009, which earned the 2010 ALCTS/Blackwell’s Scholarship Award for excellence in research.



Jacquie is an active member of the American Library Association (ALA) where she currently serves as Director-At-Large for the Association of Libraries, Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) division. She also serves on the editorial board for two peer-reviewed, library science journals, Serials Review and The Journal of Library Metadata. She was a 2008 ALA Emerging Leader; served as the 2012/2013 chair for the ALA/ALCTS Continuing Resources Section; and is a member of the American Indian Library Association.