UML appoints new Associate Dean for Access and Discovery Services

UML appoints new Associate Dean for Access and Discovery Services

Glen Wiley, UML's new associate dean for Access and Discovery Services.
By Library Communications

Glen Wiley, UML's new associate dean for Access and Discovery Services.

UML appoints new Associate Dean for Access and Discovery Services

By Library Communications
Glen Wiley appointed as new associate dean.

University of Miami Libraries (UML) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Wiley as the associate dean for Access and Discovery Services. Glen has served in the role of head of the Metadata & Discovery Services Department at UML since October 2012, where he has taken advantage of vacancies in the faculty and staff lines he oversees to rethink, restructure, and advance the Metadata & Discovery Services organization. The result of his vision and effort in this area is a strong and highly-respected team of professionals supporting these functions within the Libraries. Under Glen’s leadership, his team developed several digital initiatives and has become integral to UML’s research data curation and digital humanities projects. He has also been serving as interim head of the Access Services Department since July 2019, getting to know the staff and students who daily provide excellent service to UM’s faculty, students, and staff. 

As associate dean for Access and Discovery Services, Glen will oversee the Access Services and Metadata & Discovery Services departments, whose 32 faculty and staff provide core services to our constituents and internal library operations.

Glen has an extraordinary record of leadership within the UM Libraries’ faculty and across the University. He has served as Senator for the University of Miami’s Faculty Senate and currently sits on many senate committees, including the Academic Standards Committee and the Administrative Services Committee. He recently served as a member of the Senate’s Intellectual Property Policy Committee, which advised upon a major revision of the University’s copyright and intellectual property policy. He also maintains active engagement with numerous professional organizations and currently serves on the Oxford University Press Library Advisory Council for the Americas, the Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Cooperative SNACSchool Working Group, the Resource Description and Access Steering Committee Application Profiles Working Group, and the American Library Association’s Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access. He has also served as a member of various other groups within the American Library Association, the Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging, and with OCLC Research in the recent past.

Glen has been working with the Leadership Team at UML for over a year now in his role as Strategic Plan Coordinator. Strategic plan coordination will continue to be a part of his new administrative portfolio.

Glen Wiley can be reached at g.wiley@miami.edu.