Cory Nimer

Cory Nimer

Cory Nimer is senior librarian and university archivist at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Previously he served as technical services archivist and metadata specialist at the institution. His responsibilities have included supervising archival processing, archival management system implementation, and metadata development. His research interests include archival descriptive practice, archival literacy, and the history of archives in the Inter-mountain West.

Nimer holds a BA in History and Anthropology from Brigham Young University, an MA in History from Sonoma State University, and an MLIS from San José State University. He has been actively involved with the Society of American Archivists, and has served as chair of the Standards Committee and as SAA's representative to the American Library Association's Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA) and the MARC Advisory Committee. He is currently a member of the Technical Subcommittee on Encoded Archival Standards.