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Interim Head, Metadata and Discovery
- Assistant Professor
- Collections and Discovery, Metadata and Discovery
- M.L.S. Library Science, The Catholic University of America, 2003
- B.S. Business Administration, VCU, 1982
Previous professional experience
- Assistant Head, Serials and Acquisitions Department, VCU Libraries, 2004-2013
- Head, Periodicals Services and Serials Receiving, Acquisitions Department, VCU Libraries, 1989-2004
- Library Assistant, Order Unit, VCU Libraries, 1984-1989
- Library Clerk, Circulation, VCU Libraries, 1983-1984
- Library Clerk, Cataloging, VCU Libraries, 1982-1983
- Branch, D. (2013). Acquisitions and serials workflows in Alma. Presented at RALC Technical Services Meeting, Richmond, VA.
- Branch, D. (2012). Alma takes you to the cloud. Presented at DC Ex Libris Group Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
- Branch, D. (2012). Serials departments aren't what they used to be: Empowering users in times of need. Presented at the North Carolina Serials Conference.
- Branch, D. (2012). Serials departments aren't what they used to be: The journey to satisfaction. Presented at SLIS Bridging the Spectrum Symposium, Washington, D.C.
- Branch, D. (2010). 10th anniversary project analysis - community outreach. Presented at Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute.
- Branch, D. (2010). Work-study students at VCU: Quality vs. quantity. Presented at Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute.
- Branch, D. (2010). SFX/Metalib Session. Presented at Ex Libris DC Users Group Meeting, Tacoma Park, MD.
- Branch, D. (2009). Close encounters of the link kind: User problem reports. Presented at Ex Libris DC Users Group Meeting, Tacoma Park, MD.
- Branch, D. (2012). Electronic workflows: Taking it to the cloud. Serials Librarian.
- Branch, D. (2012). Serials departments aren't what they used to be: Providing public service to users from behind the scenes. Against the Grain.
Selected VCU Libraries service
- Alma Implementation Task Force
- Faculty Organization, Vice Chair/Chair Elect
- University Council
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- Potomac Technical Processing Librarians
- American Library Association
- Beta Phi Mu