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Naomi Kietzke Young

Naomi Kietzke Young

Principal Serials Cataloger

Cataloging & Metadata Dept.

300 Library East

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611-7007

(352) 273-2734


BA Ed. in Special Education, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 1984

MS in Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 1994



 "Getting Up to Speed: An Introduction to e-Serials by a (Surprised) Veteran," The Serials Librarian, v. 49, no. 4 (2006) p. 39-43.

"Those Who Can, Teach, Too: Using Teaching Skills As a Cataloger," Info Career Trends, (Nov. 2005).

"Report on the Annual Meeting of the CONSER Operations Committee Held at the Library of Congress, May 5-6, 2005," The Serials Librarian v. 49 no. 3 (2005) p. 41-45.

"Formal Serials Education: A Problem We Can't Solve, or a Solution We Can Live With?, " Serials Review v. 31, no. 2 (2005) p. 82-89.

“The aggregator-neutral record: a new approach to cataloging continuing resources,” The Serials Librarian v.45 (2004), p. 37-42.

“Thinking amphibiously: Integrating resources in AACR2.” Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services v. 28 (2002) p. 167-171.

"The Internet searcher's handbook [book review]," Serials Review v. 27 no 2 (2001) p. 69-71.

“Electronic journal cataloging conundrums,” The Serials Librarian v. 40 no. 3/4 (2001) p. 271-275.

“Printed back volumes and issues: a thing of the past?” The Serials Librarian v. 38 no. 3/4 (2000) p. 237-41.

“A ramp won’t help: services for learning-disabled adults,” OLA Quarterly v. 5 no. 1 (Spring 1999) p. 8-9.

“Research misconduct: issues, implications, and strategies” [book review], Serials Review v. 25 no. 1 (1999) p. 152-153

“Services to people with disabilities” in Managing Serials, Marcia Tuttle, editor. Greenwich, Conn.: JAI Press, 1997.




"Evolving Models of Journal Publication," invited presentation for IDH 3931: Research Skills for Science Students, Oct. 12, 2006, Gainesville, FL

"FRBR and Continuing Resources," portion of a workshop sponsored by SWFLN (Southwest Florida Library Information Network), Sept. 19, 2006, Ft. Myers FL

"FRBR and Continuing Resources," portion of a workshop sponsored by NEFLIN (Northeast Florida Library Information Network), Nov. 15, 2005, Gainesville, FL

"Aggregator-Neutral Records vs. the Digital Library Federation ," discussion paper presented at the CONSER Operations Committee, May 2005, Washington, DC.

“Coverage of E-serials in Aggregations and Packages,” panel discussion co-moderated at the CONSER Operations Committee, May 2004, Washington, DC

“Single Records for Online Versions of Print Serials,” discussion paper presented at the CONSER Operations Committee, May 2002, Washington, DC.

“Thinking amphibiously: Integrating resources in AACR2.” Cataloging Norms Discussion Group, ALA Midwinter Meeting, Jan.19, 2002.


“Tact & Tenacity: Dealing With Difficult People at Work” – Workshop, NASIG Annual Conference, Trinity University, May 25, 2001

"Two Communities Divided by a Common Purpose," introductory session for the joint Metadata Summit, State University Libraries, Orlando, FL, Nov. 15, 2006 

Committees and Other Service


University Committee on People With Disabilities, 2001/2002-2003/2004, 2005/2006-

Faculty Senate, 2003/2004-2008/2009

Faculty Senate Policy Council on Academic Planning, Budgeting & Resource Allocation, 2004-2005


North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)

Member, 1992-2000; 2003- present

NASIG Newsletter Production Editor, 1997-1998; Features Editor, 1999;

Submissions Editor, 2006-

CONSER Operations Committee, 2000- present

CONSER task forces:

FRBR and Continuing Resources, 2002-

Coverage of E-serials, 2004-

American Library Association, Member, 2000- present


Secretary, ASCLA Library Services to Special Populations Section, 2003/2004-2004/2005

Liaison from the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table to the Accessibility Assembly, 2005/2006-2006/2007

Vice-Chair, LITA/ALCTS MARC Formats Interest Group, 2006/2007; Chair, 2007/2008

ALCTS Council of Regional Groups Education Committee, Intern, appointed, 2007/2008

ALCTS Continuing Resources Section, Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee, Intern, appointed, 2007/2008

Catholic Library Association, Member, 2002/2003


NASIG Student Grant Award, 1991

Research Interests

Education for librarianship, formal and informal

Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records as applied to serial publications

Traditional and non-traditional cataloging frameworks and standards



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