Associate University Librarian for Bibliographic Services and Collection Development, Columbia University
Robert Wolven is Associate University Librarian for Bibliographic Services and Collection Development at Columbia University Libraries. He has served on planning and advisory groups for the Digital Library Federation, RLG and OCLC, and is a past chair of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Committee and of the ALCTS Heads of Technical Services in Large Research Libraries. He was a member of the Library of Congress Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control, and in 2007 was awarded the Margaret Mann Citation for outstanding achievement in cataloging and classification. He is currently Principal Investigator for a 3-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to incorporate web content into Columbia’s collection building program.