Lesley L. Parilla

Cataloging and Bibliographic Access Librarian

Lesley Parilla recently joined the staff of Discovery Services at Smithsonian Libraries as a cataloger.  From 2011-2016, she worked as a cataloger and later cataloging coordinator for the Smithsonian Field Book Project.  Lesley holds an MLIS from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, with a certificate in Special Collections and Archives and a B.A. from Oberlin College.



Parilla, Lesley L., Morgan, Rebecca, and Fidler, Christina. 2017. "Excavating archival description: from collection to data level." Digital Library Perspectives 33 (3):195–202. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLP-11-2016-0043

Parilla, Lesley L. 2016. "Increasing Online Discoverability of a Mixed-Format Collection." RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Cultural Heritage 17 (1):32–43.

Parilla, Lesley L. 2015. "Cold War Intrigue." Archival Outlook November/December:8–9.

Parilla, Lesley L. and Blase, Julia. 2015. "The Value of Flexibility on Long-term Value of Grant Funded Projects." D-Lib Magazine 21 (9):https://doi.org/10.1045/september2015-parilla