Gena George



Gena George


Head, Cataloging


(504) 865-5617




The Head of Cataloging oversees all cataloging functions for Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.  Reporting directly to the Director of Technical Services, this position manages a department of 4 librarians and 6 FTE staff.  Responsibilities include leadership and management of cataloging in all formats and languages, as well as leading and/or participating in innovative library projects.

Degrees & Professional Certifications

MS, Library Science (University of North Texas)

BA, Biology (University of North Texas)

BS, Library Science, (University of North Texas)

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association

  • Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)

Online Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc. (OLAC)

Professional Activities

Planning, Implementing, and Redesigning Projects in Libraries.  Colorado Association of Libraries Annual Conference, Denver, CO, November 2009.

The Middle Manager in Today's Library.  Co-presented with Deborah McCarthy and Jamie Kearley, Wyoming Library Association Annual Conference, Laramie, WY, October 2009.

Revamping the Journal Holdings Display: Changes at the Systems and Technical Services Levels.  9th Annual South Central Voyager Users' Group Meeting, San Angelo, TX, October 2006.

Professional Interests

Middle managers in libraries; personnel management; project management; cataloging non-print materials.

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