Yvette Campbell BA MLIS ALAI
Yvette Campbell holds a BA (Hons) in Medieval Irish & Celtic Studies and English Studies from Maynooth University. She has also achieved an MLIS in Library and Information Studies from UCD. She has been working with specialist library collections in a number of institutions for over 10 years in activities involving rare books management and archival preservation. She was appointed Assistant Librarian, Collections and Content at Maynooth University in 2016 with responsibility for collection management and resource description of print collections. Since 2017, Yvette works as Rare Books Librarian where she catalogues the historical collections of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth held in the Russell Library.
She has previously worked in the National Library of Ireland, and as Special Collections Librarian for The Redemptorists, before moving to the Houses of the Oireachtas Library and Research Service. She is a representative on the CONUL Collections Committee and is an active member of a number of groups related to early books and manuscript studies. She was awarded Associateship of the Library Association of Ireland in 2018. Yvette's main professional interests lie in the areas of unique and distinctive collections, manuscript & book history and digital preservation. Her publications are available via the Maynooth University Research Archive Library (MURAL).