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Deborah J. Leslie has been at the Folger Shakespeare Library since 1999; her current title is Senior English Rare Book Cataloger. She is on the faculty of Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, where she has taught Rare Book Cataloging at least once a year since 1998. She holds BA and MA degress in history and an MLS from UCLA. Deborah is actively involved with the American Library Association's Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), including serving as RBMS chair 2009-2010. As chair of its Bibliographic Standards Committee, she headed the writing and publication of Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books) in 2007 by the Library of Congress. Her interests include cataloging policy and standards, controlled vocabularies, and the making, publishing, selling, and use of early printed books. She is from Fresno, California.