Edward M. Corrado
University Librarian (Acting)
Edward M. Corrado was appointed University Librarian (Acting) in May 2018. Prior to his appointment, he served as Associate University Librarian.
He earned a M.L.S. from Rutgers University in 1997 and a B.A. in Mathematics from Caldwell College in 1992. Prior to joining the Naval Postgraduate School he work as Associate Dean, Library Technology Planning & Policy at the University of Alabama and the Director of Library Technology at Binghamton University.
As a librarian he has worked to provide discovery, access, and preservation of information — including research data, special collections and archival material, and traditionally library resources. He has also worked with faculty, students, and others to make use of information in their scholarship and other endeavors. This experience has enabled him to work with people of different needs, backgrounds, and educational levels. Corrado has hands-on experience as a systems librarian as well as with metadata, reference, collection development, and has been the administrative head of library information technology departments and special collections.
Corrado is co-author of the book Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives and Museums which is now in its second edition. He also co-edited Getting Started with Cloud Computing and has published three dozen articles and book chapters (including in peer-reviewed journals, professional magazines, and conference proceedings). His research interests include digital preservation, reproducibility, open source software, and emerging technologies in libraries.