Collins Memorial Library

Staff Profile: Hilary Robbeloth

Hilary RobbelothAs Systems and Discovery Librarian at the University of Puget Sound, Hilary provides leadership to support digital and technology services to enable research, teaching, and learning programs in the library.

Prior to coming to the Collins Library, Hilary was the metadata librarian at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida; a senior reference assistant at the University of Washington Tacoma; worked with the Japanese art and culture books at the Seattle Asian Art Museum; and worked with educational and historic materials at the Appaloosa Museum in Moscow, Idaho.



  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology & International Studies, University of Idaho
  • MLIS, Library & Information Science, University of Washington


Professional Interests

  • Resource Discovery
  • Metadata and Resource Description
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Libraries



  • “Ways and Means toward a Digital Projects Committee”
    Guest speaker at the Digital Library Federation Forum, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2015

  • “From Can of Worms to Online Collection: Digitizing the Oral Histories of the Tacoma Community History Project.”
    Guest speaker at the Northwest Online Conference at Oregon State University. 2013

  • “Seattle Cultures and Global Human Resources.”
    Guest speaker at the Seattle is Global Conference at the Seattle University. 2010