Mike Rush is the Assistant Head for Accessioning in the Manuscript Unit of Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Mike manages the accessioning and baseline processing of all incoming manuscript material at the Beinecke. In a previous position he coordinated the development and maintenance of finding aid systems across Yale University Library. Prior to arriving at Yale in 2005, Mike worked at the Massachusetts Historical Society, where he implemented EAD and worked as a processing archivist.
He is a graduate of the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science and the University of Connecticut. Mike currently serves SAA as a member of the Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Standards (TS-EAS). Previously, he served as co-chair of the Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Description (TS-EAD) and led the development of EAD3.