Jeremy J Myntti portrait
  • Interim Associate Dean, Collections and Scholarly Communication, Marriott Library
  • Associate Librarian, Marriott Library

Research Keywords

  • Metadata
  • Linked Data
  • Digital Libraries
  • Digital Humanities
  • Controlled Standard Terminologies
  • Cataloging and Classification

Presentations

  • Myntti, J., Wittmann, R., Case, G., Patterson, B., Ferrill, T. “Saving Stories & Lives Using the Library.” University of Utah Alumni Association webinar. Presentation, Presented, 06/12/2020.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65485...
  • Myntti, J. “Utah Digital Newspapers.” Brigham Young University, Family History Library Webinar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/08/2020.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6g502...
  • Myntti, J. “Challenges of Sustaining a Large Digital Special Collections Repository.” Sustaining Visions and Legacies: The Future of Special Collections Libraries. University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Seventeenth-& Eighteenth-Century Studies and the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. March 7, 2020. Los Angeles, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/07/2020.
  • Myntti, J. “Digital Preservation in Libraries: Preparing for a Sustainable Future.” Sharjah International Library Conference. November, 2019. Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/07/2019.
  • Myntti, J. and Steed, M. “Audiovisual Accessibility: Evaluating Workflows for Closed Captioning and Transcripts.” Poster. American Library Association Annual Conference. June 22, 2019. Washington, D.C. Poster, Presented, 06/22/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cz7q...
  • Colbert, J. and Myntti, J. “Describing Absence: An Analysis of the Utah American Indian Digital Archive.” Utah Library Association Conference. May 17, 2019. Sandy, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/17/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s62561...
  • Myntti, J., Wiederhold, B., and Kirkham, T. “Solving Family and Local History Mysteries Using Utah Digital Newspapers.” Utah Library Association Conference. May 17, 2019. Sandy, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/17/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6xd5h...
  • Myntti, J. and Steed, M. “Audiovisual Accessibility: Evaluating Workflows for Closed Captioning and Transcripts.” Utah Library Association Conference. May 16, 2019. Sandy, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/16/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65x6r...
  • Myntti, J. “Personal Digital Archiving.” RootsTech. March 1, 2019. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 03/01/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s62v6t...
  • Taylor, M., Myntti, J., Desmond, C. “15 Photo Tips You’ll Love: Scanning, Identification, and Metadata.” RootsTech. February 28, 2019. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/28/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b89m...
  • Myntti, J. “Discovering your Family in Digital Libraries.” RootsTech. February 28, 2019. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/28/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66m7k...
  • Steed, M., Myntti, J., and Kinkade, S. “Audiovisual Accessibility: Evaluating Workflows for Closed Captioning and Transcripts.” Poster. AMIA Conference. November 30, 2018. Portland, OR. Poster, Presented, 11/2018.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p59z...
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. “Western Name Authority File.” OCLC Linked Data Roundtable. ALA Annual Conference. June 23, 2018. New Orleans, LA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti, J. “Western Name Authority File: An open data approach to digital collections authority control.” NISO Open Data Projects Virtual Conference. June 13, 2018. Webinar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Myntti, J. and Maringanti, H. “Utah Digital Newspapers: The Past, Present, and Future.” Mountain West Digital Library Conference. July 11, 2018. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti, J. “Western Name Authority File.” Mountain West Digital Library Conference. July 11, 2018. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Myntti, J. and Kirkham, T. “Hot Type: Digitizing Utah’s Historical Newspapers.” Utah Library Association Conference. May 17, 2018. Provo, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. “Western Name Authority File: Linking People and Corporate Bodies.” ALA ALCTS/LITA Linked Library Data Interest Group. February 10, 2018. Denver, CO. Presentation, Presented, 02/2018.
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. “Western Name Authority File: Preparing Charles Savage for Linked Data.” Linked Data Initiatives Panel. OLAC Conference. October 28, 2017. Richmond, VA. Panel, Presented, 10/28/2017.
  • Myntti, J. and Brunsvik, M. “J. Willard Marriott Library’s Digital Asset Management System.” Mountain West Digital Library Webinar Series. July 26, 2017. Webinar. Presentation, Presented, 07/26/2017.
  • Myntti, J. and Keller, T. "Preservation Appraisal and Selection How We Determine What Actually Needs to be Preserved." ALA ALCTS Digital Preservation Interest Group. June 25, 2017. Chicago, IL. Presentation, Presented, 06/25/2017.
  • Myntti, J. "Utah Digital Newspapers Update." Mountain West Digital Library Digitization Committee Meeting. June 9, 2017. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 06/09/2017.
  • Neatrour, A., McBride, B., Brunsvik, M., Maringanti, H., Myntti, J., and Witkowski, A. "Supercharged Digital Collections: Moving to the fast lane with scalable open source infrastructure." Utah Library Association Conference. May 19, 2017. Sandy, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/19/2017.
  • Woolcott, L. and Myntti, J. "Choose Your Own Research Adventure: Developing a Technical Services Based Research Project." Utah Library Association Conference. May 18, 2017. Sandy, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/18/2017.
  • Myntti, J. "Exposing Hidden Digital Collections: DAMS Migration to Better Meet our Users' Needs." Hidden Collections California. May 10, 2017. Irvine, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/10/2017.
  • Woolcott, L. and Myntti, J. "Now, What Do You Want Me to Do?: New and Emerging Roles for Cataloging and Metadata Librarians." ALCTS Exchange. May 9, 2017. Webinar. Presentation, Presented, 05/09/2017.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti, J. "Western Name Authority File: Creating a Collaborative Regional Vocabulary." DPLA Fest. April 21, 2017. Chicago, IL. Presentation, Presented, 04/21/2017.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti, J. "The Western Name Authority File: Building shared authorities for regional digital collections." IMLS Local Shareable Authorities Forum. April 10, 2017. Washington D.C. Presentation, Presented, 04/10/2017.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti J. "The Western Name Authority File: Improving Access for Digital Collections and Archives." Utah Symposium on Digital Humanities. February 11, 2017. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/11/2017.
  • Myntti, J., Neatrour, A., and Woolcott, L. “Linking people: Collaborations between metadata librarians and programmers.” Maschat 2017 event. January 24, 2017. Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 01/24/2017.
  • Myntti, J. and Woolcott, L. “Organization and structure of cataloging units in academic libraries research project.” ALA ALCTS Heads of Cataloging Departments Interest Group. January 23, 2017. Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 01/23/2017.
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. “Metadata migration managed: Fixing metadata that was up to no good.” ALA ALCTS Cataloging Norms Interest Group. January 21, 2017. Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 01/21/2017.
  • Myntti, J. “Results of the OLAC-MOUG survey on potentially merging.” OLAC Membership Meeting. January 20, 2017. Atlanta, GA. Presentation, Presented, 01/20/2017.
  • Neatrour, A., Clair, K., Gueguen, G., Harlow, C., and Myntti, J. “Scaling authority control: Issues (and solutions) for Authorities at the local, regional, and national level.” DLF Forum. November 9, 2016. Milwaukee, WI. Panel, Presented, 11/09/2016.
  • Myntti, J. “Understanding the Language of Digital Humanities: Linked Data.” Digital Matters Lab workshop. November 4, 2016. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 11/04/2016.
  • Myntti, J. and Woolcott, L. “Roles and responsibilities of cataloging units in academic libraries research project.” ALA ALCTS Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group. June 26, 2016. Orlando, FL. Presentation, Presented, 06/26/2016.
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. “Linking people: Developing collaborative regional vocabularies.” ALA ALCTS Linked Library Data Interest Group. June 25, 2016. Orlando, FL. Presentation, Presented, 06/25/2016.
  • Myntti, J. and Keller, T. “The PREMIS of our not so SIMP-le story: Implementing preservation metadata using homegrown and vendor solutions.” ALA ALCTS Preservation Metadata Interest Group. June 25, 2016. Orlando, FL. Presentation, Presented, 06/25/2016.
  • Myntti, J. “Linking people: Developing collaborative regional vocabularies.” MWDL Digitization Committee Meeting. June 14, 2016. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 06/14/2016.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti, J. “Metadata managed: How to clean data that is up to no good.” Poster, Utah Library Association Annual Conference. May 5, 2016. Poster, Presented, 05/05/2016.
  • Breiman, J., Myntti, J., Neatrour, A., and Welland, B. “Improving access to Special Collections by automating descriptive metadata creation.” Utah Library Association Annual Conference. May 5, 2016. Layton, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/05/2016.
  • Neatrour, A. and Myntti, J. “Automating controlled vocabulary reconciliation.” Digital Library Federation Forum. October 26, 2015. Vancouver, Canada. Presentation, Presented, 10/26/2015.
  • Myntti, J., Neatrour, A., and Cothran, N. “Authority control for digital collections.” ALA ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group. June 28, 2015. San Francisco, CA. Presentation, Presented, 06/28/2015.
  • Woolcott, L., McIntyre, S., and Myntti, J. “Current recommendations from MWDL Geospatial Discovery Task Force.” ALA ASCLA Collaborative Digitization Interest Group. January 31, 2015. Chicago, IL. Presentation, Presented, 01/31/2015.
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. “Linked data.” Utah Library Association Conference. May 2, 2014. Sandy, UT. Presentation, Presented, 05/02/2014.
  • Gerontakos, T., Gulliford, B., Myntti, J. “Library linked data.” ALCTS E-Forum. March 11-12, 2014. Other, Presented, 03/11/2014.
    http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/eforum/031114
  • Herbert, J., Alexander, J., Myntti, J., and Witkowski, A. “Getting the crowd into obituaries: How a unique partnership combined the world’s largest obituary index with Utah’s largest historic newspaper database.” IFLA International Newspapers Conference. February 4, 2014. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/04/2014.
  • Myntti, J. and Cothran, N. “Authority control for digital collections: Preparing for linked data.” Poster, DLF Forum. November 5-6, 2013. Austin, TX. Poster, Presented, 11/05/2013.
  • Myntti, J. and Cothran, N. “Authority control for digital collections: Preparing for linked data.” Library 2.013 conference. October 18, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 10/18/2013.
  • Myntti, J. and Cothran, N. “Authority control for digital collections.” ALCTS/LITA Authority Control Interest Group. June 30, 2013. Chicago, IL. Presentation, Presented, 06/30/2013.
  • Myntti, J. and Cothran, N. “Authority control for digital collections.” Webinar, Mountain West Digital Library’s Digital Tech Topics. June 13, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 06/13/2013.
  • Myntti, J. “Re-Discovering and linking metadata in Viewshare.” ALCTS CRS Cataloging and Holdings Information Committee Forum. January 26, 2013. Seattle, WA. Presentation, Presented, 01/26/2013.
  • Myntti, J. “Linked Data.” Digital Library Retreat, J. Willard Marriott Library. September 7, 2012. Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/07/2012.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Organization of Cataloging Units in Academic Libraries Research Project. PI: Jeremy Myntti. Co-PI(s): Liz Woolcott. 12/01/2015 - 12/31/2018.

Publications

  • Myntti, J. & Steed, M. (2020). Audiovisual accessibility: Evaluating workflows for transcribing and captioning digital archival content. Journal of Digital Media Management. Vol. 8(3). Published, 04/2020.
  • Wittmann, R., Cummings, R., Neatrour, A. & Myntti, J. (2019). From digital library to open datasets: Embracing a collections as data framework. Information Technology and Libraries. Published, 12/16/2019.
    https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v38i4.11101
  • Myntti, J., Lewis, N., McCormack, A. & Rockwell, K. (2019). NACO workflows connected to a local authority project. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. Published, 11/18/2019.
  • Kinkade, S., Myntti, J. & Steed, M. (2019). Audiovisual accessibility: Evaluating workflows for closed captioning and transcripts white paper. University of Utah. Published, 05/31/2019.
    https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6hq8f...
  • Neatrour, A. & Myntti, J. (2019). Western Name Authority File: A pilot regional name authority project. Journal of Library Metadata. Vol. 19. Published, 05/05/2019.
  • Myntti, J., Abrahamse, B., Buccicone, W., Buss, S., Faulkner, A., Gallagher, M. & Smeltekop, N. (2019). Sudden position guide: Cataloging and metadata. ALCTS Publishing. Published, 03/2019.
  • Myntti, J. & Zoom, J. (2018). Introduction to Digital Preservation in Libraries: Preparing for a Sustainable Future. ALA Editions. Published, 11/2018.
  • Myntti, J. & Zoom, J. (2018). Digital Preservation in Libraries: Preparing for a Sustainable Future. ALA Editions. Published, 11/2018.
  • Keller, T. & Myntti, J. (2018). What Were We Thinking? Successes and Lessons Learned after Going Live with our Digital Preservation Program. ALA Editions. Published, 11/2018.
  • Casalini, M., Chew, C., Cluff, C., Durocher, M., Folsom, S., Frank, P., Gatenby, J., Godby, J., Kovari, J., Lorimer, N., Lynch, C., Murray, P., Myntti, J., Neatrour, A., Nimer, C., Pilsk, S., Pitti, D., Quintana, I., Wang, J. & Warner, S. (2018). National Strategy for Shareable Local Name Authorities National Forum: White Paper. Cornell University. Published, 04/2018.
    http://hdl.handle.net/1813/56582
  • Neatrour, A., Myntti, J., Brunsvik, M., Witkowski, A., McBride, B. & Maringanti, H. (2017). A Clean Sweep: The Tools and Processes of a Successful Metadata Migration. Journal of Web Librarianship. Vol. 11, 194-208. Published, 11/03/2017.
    https://doi.org/10.1080/19322909.2017.1360167
  • Evans, B., Myntti, J. & Newcomer, N. (2017). White Paper on a Potential OLAC-MOUG Merger. OLAC and MOUG. Published, 09/18/2017.
    http://musicoclcusers.org/wp-content/uploads/White...
  • Witkowski, A., Neatrour, A., Myntti, J. & McBride, B. (2017). Massive Newspaper Migration — Moving 22 Million Records from CONTENTdm to Solphal. D-Lib Magazine. Published, 07/2017.
    http://doi.org/10.1045/july2017-witkowski
  • Romano, L. (2017). In the spotlight with ... Jeremy Myntti. OLAC Newsletter. Vol. 37(2). Published, 06/2017.
  • Woolcott, L. and Myntti, J. (2016) In brief: Organization and structure of cataloging units in academic libraries research project. D-Lib Magazine, 22(5/6). Published, 04/20/2016.
    http://www.dlib.org/dlib/may16/05inbrief.html
  • Myntti, J. (2016) Book review: “Digital humanities in the library: Challenges and opportunities for subject specialists.” OLAC Newsletter 36(1), 45-46. Published, 03/07/2016.
    http://olacinc.org/drupal/newsletters/2016March.pd...
  • Myntti, J. and Neatrour, A. (2015) Use existing data first: Reconcile metadata before creating new controlled vocabularies. Journal of Library Metadata, 15(3-4). doi:10.1080/19386389.2015.1099989. Published, 12/11/2015.
  • Myntti, J. (2015) Getting started with library Linked Open Data: Lessons from UNLV and NCSU (meeting summary). ALCTS News. Published, 09/03/2015.
    http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/reports/ac2015-progra...
  • Neatrour, A., Brunsvik, M., Buckner, S., McBride, B., and Myntti, J. (2014) The SIMP Tool: Facilitating digital library, metadata, and preservation workflow at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. D-Lib Magazine, 20(7/8). doi:10.1045/july2014-neatrour. Published, 08/15/2014.
    http://dlib.org/dlib/july14/neatrour/07neatrour.ht...
  • Myntti, J. (2014) Book review: “Cataloging collaborations and partnerships.” Library Resources & Technical Services (58)3, 211-212. doi:10.5860/lrts.58n3.209c. Published, 07/18/2014.
  • Myntti, J. (2014) Linked Data. Encyclopedia for Library and Information Science (3rd edition). doi:10.1081/E-ELIS3-120049498. Published, 05/28/2014.
  • Myntti, J. (2014) A review of “Introduction to indexing and abstracting” by Donald B Cleveland and Ana D. Cleveland. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly (52)3, 337-338. doi:10.1080/01639374.2013.877113. Published, 03/26/2014.
  • Gerontakos, T., Gulliford, B., and Myntti, J. (2014) Library linked data: e-Forum summary. ALCTS News. Retrieved from. Published, 03/21/2014.
    http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/features/linkeddata
  • Myntti, J. (2014) CRS Holdings Information Forum: BIBFRAME and the future of holdings information (meeting summary). ALCTS News. Retrieved from. Published, 02/11/2014.
    http://www.ala.org/alctsnews/conf/mw14-crs-holding...
  • Herbert, J., Alexander, J., Myntti, J., and Witkowski, A. (2014) Getting the crowd into obituaries: How a unique partnership combined the world’s largest obituary index with Utah’s largest historic newspaper database. IFLA International Newspapers Conference 2014. Published, 02/07/2014.
    http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/newspapers/SLC/20...
  • Myntti, J. (2013) Welcome Jeremy Myntti to the OLAC Board. OLAC newsletter 33(4). Published, 12/01/2013.
    http://olacinc.org/drupal/newsletters/2013Dec.pdf
  • Myntti, J. and Cothran, N. (2013) Authority control in a digital repository: Preparing for linked data. Journal of Library Metadata, 13(2-3), 95-113. doi:10.1080/19386389.2013.826061. Published, 09/20/2013.
  • Salas, C. (2013, March 29) Rediscovering and linking metadata in Viewshare: An interview with Jeremy Myntti. The Signal Blog. Published, 03/29/2013.
    http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2013/03/r...
  • Myntti, J. (2013, February 6) ALA meeting report: ALCTS Holdings Information Committee and Continuing Resources Cataloging Committee Forum.” Metadata Blog. Published, 02/06/2013.
    http://www.alcts.ala.org/metadatablog/2013/02/ala-...