Michelle is a publishing professional and trained librarian and musicologist, with deep knowledge of metadata standards, metadata creation, and scholarly communications software ecosystems. She has worked in academic libraries, as a metadata librarian for the ExLibris business unit of ProQuest, and as a SaaS Products Implementation Project Manager at EBSCO. She is currently the Client Success Manager for LibLynx and independent consultant specializing in metadata enhancement for academic publishers. Recent projects include identifying options for standard identifiers and metadata exchange of audio-visual content and improving metadata for digital humanities projects. Michelle holds a PhD in Music History from the University of Chicago and a MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. She is the North American Editor of Learned Publishing and a co-chair of NISOs VAMD Working Group.