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Brad Eden's Biography

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Mar 2010

Brad Eden is Associate University Librarian for Technical Services and Scholarly Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Previous positions include Head, Web and Digitization Services, for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries; Head, Bibliographic and Metadata Services for the UNLV Libraries; as well as Coordinator of Technical Services for the North Harris Montgomery Community College District. He is editor of OCLC Systems & Services:  Digital Library Perspectives International and The Bottom Line:  Managing Library Finances, and is associate editor of Library Hi Tech and The Journal of Film Music. He has a masters and Ph.D. degrees in musicology, as well as an MS in library science. He publishes in the areas of metadata, librarianship, medieval music and liturgy, and J.R.R. Tolkien.  He recently edited Innovative Redesign and Reorganization of Library Technical Services: Paths for the Future and Case Studies (Libraries Unlimited, 2004), and his new book More Innovative Redesign and Reorganization of Library Technical Services (Libraries Unlimited, 2009).  He is the author of Metadata and Its Applications (ALA TechSource, 2002), 3D Visualization Techniques (ALA TechSource, 2005), Innovative Digital Projects in the Humanities (ALA TechSource, 2005), Metadata and Its Applications:  New Directions and Updates (ALA TechSource, 2005), FRBR:  Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (ALA TechSource, 2006), and Information Organization Future for Libraries (ALA TechSource, 2007).  His new book Middle-earth Minstrel:  Essays on Music in Tolkien will be published by McFarland in 2010.

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J.R.R. Tolkien

Upcoming Works

Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien (McFarland, 2010)

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