Patrick Harrington

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Metadata Librarian
Library Department
Collections & Technical Services

M.S. Library and Information Science - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.A. English Literature - Northwestern University

Professional Background

Research Areas:

  • Metadata applications of machine learning
  • Metadata for digital objects
  • Metadata for A/V material
  • Digital preservation



Publications and Presentations

Harrington, Patrick. (2017). Visualizing Government Regulatory Activity Using the Unified Agenda, at the iSchool Master’s Student Showcase. Urbana, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.   Slides Video


Han, Myung-Ja, Harrington, P. , Black, A., & Kudeki, D. (August 2016). Aligning Author-Supplied Keywords for ETDs with Domain-Specific Controlled Vocabularies. Paper presented at IFLA Classification & Indexing Satellite Conference , State Library of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, US, 11 & 12 August 2016.

Full paper: PDF 

Harrington, Patrick. (2015). Using MarcEdit, at the Savvy Researcher Workshop. Urbana, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Presentation material available at: