Category Archives: Membership profiles

Subject Analysis and Access Section membership profiles

Photo of Athena Salaba, chair of the IFLA subject Analysis and Access Section

Athena Salaba

Member since 2017

Professor,  School of Information, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA

Work/ research experience: Cataloging & metadata, Knowledge organization systems (KOS), Conceptual modeling of bibliographic data

Areas of special interest: Subject access to information, User experience & user interaction with KOS, and bibliographic information

Email: asalaba @
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Photo of Elise conradi, secretary of the Subject Analysis and Access SectionElise Conradi

Member since 2013

Head of Bibliographic Services

Biblioteksentralen AL
Oslo, Norway

Work/ research experience: Knowledge organization systems, Authority files (for works, persons, subjects), Linked Data

Areas of special interest: Open structured data (for example Linked Open Data), LRM, Machine Learning, Subject Access, Readers’ Advisory, Good books

Email: elise.conradi @


Harriet AagaardPhoto of Harriet Aagaard, information coordinator of the Subject Analysis and Access section

Member since 2013

Senior librarian/Classification expert

National Library of Sweden, Meta Data and Systems Support Departement

Stockholm, Sweden

Work/ research experience: Classification and Subject headings, Subject Access for librarians, for end users, Linked data

Areas of special interest: Dewey Decimal Classification, Classification systems, Linked Data, Transition from Marc21 to Linked Data, Bibframe, Automatic Indexing

Email: harriet.aagaard @


Photo of EduardoCivalleroEdgardo Civallero

Corresponding member since 2017

Library Director, Charles Darwin Research Station

Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador


Work/ research experience: :  Consultant member of the Revision Advisory Committee of the Universal Decimal Classification Consortium (2004-2010), associate editor and assistant editor (2010- 2012), and editor and translator of the UDC Summary (2012-).

Areas of special interest: Biases in classification schemes, classification and indigenous knowledge.

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Judy Jeng

ALA/ALCTS Subject Analysis Committee liaison since 2019

Community Representative

Digital Public Library of America, USA

Work/ research experience: Librarian at various universities, Faculty at various library schools, evaluation consultant of digital library

Areas of special interest: Cataloging and classification, digital library, usability evaluation.




Photo of Andreas Oskar KempfAndreas Oskar Kempf

Member since 2017

Research assistant

German National Library of Economics / Leibniz Information Centre for Economics. academic services

Hamburg, Germany

Work/ research experience: Development and management of knowledge organization systems (thesauri, classifications)

Areas of special interest: i) interoperability of KOS (mappings), ii) automatic indexing, iii) KOS for access to research data

Email: a.kempf @
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Photo of Seung Jeong KimSeung Jeong Kim

Member since 2017


National Library of Korea, Bibliographic Control Division

Seoul, South Korea

Work/ research experience: Bibliographic Control

Areas of special interest: Bibframe

Email: Sjkim72 @

Photo of Jane MakkeJane Makke

Member since 2017

Metadata coordinator

National Library of Estonia

Tallin, Estonia

Work/ research experience: Cataloguing standards; Authority control; training; RDA; FRBR

Areas of special interest: Cataloguing standards; Automation of workflows; Data quality; Usability of library metadata

Email: jane.makke @


Photo of Chris OliverChris Oliver

Member since 2013

Head, Resource Description and Metadata Services, University of Ottawa Library

Resource Description and Metadata Services, University of Ottawa Library

Ottawa, Canada

Work/ research experience: Bibliographic conceptual models; implementation of models in cataloguing standards; RDA, Resource Description and Access; multilingual subject access; description, access and thesauri in bilingual user communities

Email: christine.oliver @


Photo of George PragerGeorge Prager

Member since 2013

Head of Cataloging.

New York University Law School Library

New York, NY, USA

Work/ research experience:  Law cataloging, working with colleagues to revise and update Library of Congress legal subject headings and classification, especially law of indigenous peoples; RDA; Guidelines for use of relationship designators (bibliographic and authority), trainer and/or reviewer for Program for Cooperative Cataloging for name and series authority records, as well as U.S. national level bibliographic records for monographs, serials, and integrating resources

Areas of special interest: Genre/form, Issues regarding law cataloging; training and standards for cataloging

Email: pragerg @


Caroline Saccucci

Member since 2017

CIP anc Dewey Program Manager

Library of Congress, U.S. Programs, Law, and Literature Division

Washington, D.C. USA

Work/ research experience: Working with pre-publication metadata

Areas of special interest: ONIX metadata, Mappings, Classification, CIP

email: csus @
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Photo of Maria StegaevaMaria Stegaeva

Member since 2017

Deputy Head, Assoc. Prof. Ph.D

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library. Department of the Formation and Processing of Information Resources

St. Petersburg, Russia

Work/ research experience:  1996-2010 National Library of Russia, Processing & Cataloguing Department, Senior Researcher
• participation in the development of Russian exchange formats for bibliographic and authority data (RUSMARC), co-author of Russian Cataloguing Rules, cataloging all types of resources, participation in projects on corporate cataloguing, development of courses of lectures and seminars on machine-readable cataloging, development of guidelines for authority files and authority control 2003-2010 Higher Library Courses, National Library of Russia, Senior Lecturer
• cataloging all types of resources, authority files, and authority control
2003- present – St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture, Library and Information Faculty, Senior Lecturer, since 2017 – Associate Professor
• computer library and information technology, linguistic support of library technologies
2010- present – Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, Department of the Formation and Processing of Information Resources, Deputy Head
• theoretical and practical issues of creating integrated digital resources and collections, subject access to digital content, coordination and standardization in the area of the digital libraries

Areas of special interest: Modern trends in theory and practice of indexing: enhancing subject access in digital libraries; strategy and policy for building digital collections; FR family of conceptual models (FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD) and consolidated FRBR-LRM model in library catalogues; National Subject Authority File development and maintenance; development of linguistic instruments for information retrieval in OPAC; Semantic Web technologies in libraries

Email: stegaeva @


Photo of Ana StevanovícAna  Stevanović

Member since 2013

Librarian for catalogisation and classification

National Library of Serbia, Department of Serial Publication. Section for Component Parts Analysis

Belgrade, Serbia

Work/ research experience:  From 2007-2011 I worked as a gymnasium teacher. Since 2011 I am working at the National Library of Serbia. Also, I am a Phd candidate at the Philological Faculty of Belgrade University – Department for Serbian Literature.

Areas of special interest: Subject analysis and classification. Genre/form.

Email: ana.stevanovic @