Raymond Schmidt


Library & Technology Services

Raymond Schmidt
Manager, Cataloging and Metadata Information Services

Ray has been working at Wellesley since 2008 and was the music cataloger for the MIT Libraries for twelve years. In 2007, under the direction of New England Conservatory Archivist Maryalice Perrin-Mohr, Ray processed the collection of composer and teacher Robert Selig. At Wellesley, Ray is responsible for the cataloging policies, priorities and processes for information resources in all formats and for all library locations, including the Archives and Special Collections. He is also responsible for establishing the metadata standards for institutional digital initiatives such as the College Archives Image Gallery. Ray catalogs the Music Library’s sound recordings, videos, and scores, and he assists in reference and circulation services at the Music Library. Professional affiliations: American Library Association; Music Library Association (currently serving on the Bibliographic Control Committee, Authorities Subcommittee, 2010-2014).

Ray has a B.A. in Philosophy from East Carolina University and his M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College.