Jonathan E Rothman

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734 764 2025

300 Hatcher North
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
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Head, Library Systems Office


Jon Rothman received an A.B. in Creative Writing and Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan (Residential College) in 1977 and an M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in 1983.  He has been a part of the Library Systems Office at Michigan since 1997 and has been head of the Office since 2006.  Before coming to Michigan, Jon worked in Library Systems at Harvard University for 14 years. 


Jon manages a unit of seven people who develop, enhance, and maintain systems and processes that support core library operational functions (acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, course reserves, the Mirlyn public catalog, etc.) We also develop and support systems and processes that involve  transformation, import, management, and/or export of bibliographic and other descriptive metadata.

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