Daniel Santamaria

Dan Santamaria is Assistant University Archivist for Technical Services at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University. In his current position he oversees accessioning, processing, and descriptive practices. He has overseen the processing of several thousand linear feet of organizational records and personal papers since 2005. He also led the implementation of EAD for the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton and coordinates EAD encoding for the department's collections. He serves on a number of library and university-wide committees and groups related to metadata, digital libraries, and digital resources. He is a member of MARAC and SAA and has made numerous presentations at meetings and conferences. He also teaches an SAA workshop on efficient processing methods that addresses changes in descriptive practices associated with minimal processing. He co-authored a case study of the implementation of DACS that appeared in the Spring/Summer 2008 issue of the American Archivist.

Dan previously worked at the New York Public Library and both the Special Collections Library and the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.

He holds an MSI from the University of Michigan's School of Information and a BA in History from Wesleyan University.

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