Jon Marner

Professional Responsibilities

  • Performs original and complex copy cataloging of monographs primarily in Germanic languages
  • Modifies or creates original name authority records for contribution to NACO
  •  Contributes new or modified records to the BIBCO and Enhance programs
  • Serves a Bibco Coordinator and reviews other cataloger's Bibco contributions
  •  Serves as OCLC Enhance coordinator for the department
  • Provides training (individual and group) on cataloging issues
  • Effectively builds and manages information resources in German language and literature through a balanced, broad-based approach
  • Develops and maintains regular communication with library representatives, department heads, relevant faculty, staff, researchers and students of German language and literature in the German section of the European and Classical Languages and Cultures Dept.


  • M.A.    The University of Iowa, May 1985    Major: library and information science

  • M.A.    The University of Iowa, May 1976     Major: German

  • study at Tübingen University, Germany, 1972-1973

  • B.A.     The University of Iowa, May 1971  Major:  German   Minor:  social studies

Selected Papers

Kitchens, Joel, Pixey Mosley, Jonathan Marner, and Anne Highsmith. Defining History For Library Statistics: Or, Everything Has A History. The Journal of  Academic Librarianship, 28 (2002), no. 4, p. 211-223

Nelson, David and Jonathan Marner. The Concept of Inadequacy in Uniform Titles. Library Resources & Technical Services, 39 (1995), no. 3, p. 238-246.


Nelson, David N. and Jonathan C. Marner. "Dates in Added Entries: An Analysis of an AUTOCAT Discussion." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 20 (1995), no. 2, p. 71-88.


Marner, Jonathan C. "Measuring the Success of Keyword Search Strategy in an Online Catalog." Technical Services Quarterly, 11 (1993), no.2, p. 1-11.


Halverson, Jacque A., Joni Gomez, and Jonathan C. Marner. "Creation and Implementation of an Automated Authority Section at the Texas A&M University Library." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 15 (1992), no. 3, p. 57-68.




American Library Association

Texas Library Association

American Association of Teachers of German

Fulbright Association

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