Randal S. Brandt

Randal S. Brandt is Head of Cataloging at The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining Bancroft in 2001, he held a variety of special collections cataloging positions on the Berkeley campus: Water Resources Center Archives (1994-2001); California Indian Library Collections, Hearst Museum of Anthropology (1992-1994); and, the California Maps Project (1991-1992).

He has been an active member of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College & Research Libraries since 2003, serving as Chair of the Bibliographic Standards Committee (2007-2009). He also served as one of the editors of Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Serials), published by the Library of Congress in 2008.

Randal Brandt received a B.A. in English (1987) from California State University, Fresno and a M.L.I.S. (1990) from the University of California, Berkeley.

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