Kathryn Stine

Senior Program & Engagement Officer

Kathryn Stine

Kathryn Stine is Senior Program & Engagement Officer at OCLC Research, focusing on next-generation metadata and data science. She engages the OCLC Research Library Partnership on metadata management, including stewarding the Metadata Managers Focus Group. Her role also serves as a catalyst between research and product at OCLC and she will be investigating, developing, and providing input to projects that respond to library community needs and result in partner and community benefit.

Kathryn comes to OCLC having worked with digital collections and the metadata that describe them for more than 10 years at the University of California, primarily at the California Digital Library. She was most recently a senior product manager at CDL for digitization and digital content, managing the team who coordinates mass digitization of print collections and programmatic engagement with HathiTrust for the UC system. She also previously led the team responsible for developing and maintaining the HathiTrust metadata management system that was developed. Kathryn has worked to describe and provide access to numerous "inside out" collections at both UC and cultural memory institutions in the Chicago area including web archives, visual resources, and oral history materials, as well as university archives and other special collections.

Kathryn earned a Master of Science in Information from the University of Michigan with specializations in archives and records management as well as museum studies. She also holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, where she focused on printmaking, fiber, and mixed media installation.

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