Deanna Marcum

Deanna B. Marcum

President at The Commission on Preservation and Access

Location:
1400 Sixteenth St. Suite 740, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States

General Information

Experience

American Council of Learned Societies

EDUCAUSE

President - Council on Library and Information Resources

Associate Librarian for Library Services - Library of Congress

Dean - School of Library and Information Science at the Catholic University of America

Education

PhD - American studies , University of Maryland

bachelor's degree - English , 

bachelor's degree - English , University of Illinois

doctorate - humane letters , North Carolina State University

honorary doctoratesKanazawa Institute of Technology

master's degree - library science , 

master's degree - library science , University of Kentucky

Affiliations

Board of Trustees Member - National History Center

Board Member - Center for Jewish History

Board Member - National Federation of Advanced Information Services

Council Member - WGBH

Member - LYRASIS

Board Member - US-Japan Bridging Foundation

Senior Advisor - ITHAKA

Board of Trustees Member - Digital Library Federation

Senior Advisor - CIC Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction

Advisory Board Member - H-E-B

Board Member - Institute for Learning Innovation

Senior Advisor - Ithika S+R

Board Member - American Library Association

Founder - Working Group

Recent News  

Board of Directors

Deanna Marcum
Senior Advisor Ithaka S+R Deanna Marcum serves as senior advisor to the Ithaka S+R after serving for four years as managing director. Ithaka S+R is a non-profit research and consulting service that assists universities and colleges, libraries, publishers, and cultural institutions as they make the transition to the digital environment. Deanna continues to lead projects in all of these sectors. From 2003 to 2011, Deanna served as associate librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress. She managed 53 divisions and offices whose 1,600 employees are responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, public service, and preservation activities; services to the blind and physically handicapped; and network and bibliographic standards for America's national library. She is also responsible for integrating the emerging digital resources into the traditional artifactual library, the first step toward building a national digital library for the 21st century. In 1995, Deanna was appointed president of the Council on Library Resources and president of the Commission on Preservation and Access. She oversaw the merger of these two organizations into the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in 1997 and served as president until August 2003. Deanna served as director of public service and collection management at the Library of Congress from 1993 to 1995. Before that she was the dean of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America. From 1980 to 1989, she was first a program officer and then vice president of the Council on Library Resources. Deanna holds a doctor of philosophy in American studies, a master's degree in library science, and a bachelor's degree in English. She was awarded a doctorate in humane letters by North Carolina State University in 2010, and received the Melvil Dewey Medal, the highest award conferred by the American Library Association, in June 2011. Deanna was appointed by President Obama to the Japan-US Friendship Commission, which seeks "to strengthen the US-Japan relationship through educational, cultural, and intellectual exchange," in 2013. In 2016, Deanna was named the Miles Conrad Lecturer by NFAIS.

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Executive Advisory Council

Deanna Marcum
Deanna Marcum As managing director of Ithaka S+R, Deanna Marcum leads the research and consulting services that assist universities and colleges, libraries, publishers, and cultural institutions as they make the transition to the digital environment. She heads a staff of 10 program directors and analysts with wide-ranging experience. From 2003 to 2011, Deanna served as associate librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress. She managed 53 divisions and offices whose 1,600 employees are responsible for acquisions, cataloging, public service, and preservation activities; services to the blind and physically handicapped; and network and bibliographic standards for America's national library. She is also responsible for integrating the emerging digital resources into the traditional artifactual library, the first step toward building a national digital library for the 21st century. In 1995, Deanna was appointed president of the Council on Library Resources and president of the Commission on Preservation and Access. She oversaw the merger of these two organizations into the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in 1997 and served as president until August 2003. Deanna served as director of public service and collection management at the Library of Congress from 1993 to 2005. Before that she was dean of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America. From 1980 to 1989, she was first a program office and then vice president of Council on Library Resources.

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Board of Directors

Deanna Marcum
Senior Advisor Ithaka S+R Deanna Marcum now serves as senior advisor to the Ithaka S+R after serving for four years as managing director. Ithaka S+R is a non-profit research and consulting service that assists universities and colleges, libraries, publishers, and cultural institutions as they make the transition to the digital environment. Deanna continues to lead projects in all of these sectors. From 2003 to 2011, Deanna served as associate librarian for Library Services, Library of Congress. She managed 53 divisions and offices whose 1,600 employees are responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, public service, and preservation activities; services to the blind and physically handicapped; and network and bibliographic standards for America's national library. She is also responsible for integrating the emerging digital resources into the traditional artifactual library, the first step toward building a national digital library for the 21st century. In 1995, Deanna was appointed president of the Council on Library Resources and president of the Commission on Preservation and Access. She oversaw the merger of these two organizations into the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in 1997 and served as president until August 2003. Deanna served as director of public service and collection management at the Library of Congress from 1993 to 1995. Before that she was the dean of the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America. From 1980 to 1989, she was first a program officer and then vice president of the Council on Library Resources. Deanna holds a doctor of philosophy in American studies, a master's degree in library science, and a bachelor's degree in English. She was awarded a doctorate in humane letters by North Carolina State University in 2010, and received the Melvil Dewey Medal, the highest award conferred by the American Library Association, in June 2011. Deanna was appointed by President Obama to the Japan-US Friendship Commission, which seeks "to strengthen the US-Japan relationship through educational, cultural, and intellectual exchange," in 2013. In 2016, Deanna was named the Miles Conrad Lecturer by NFAIS.

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