Patricia Sasser is Music Librarian for the Maxwell Music Library, where her duties include collection development, research assistance, and instruction. She earned a BA in music summa cum laude from American University, where she was a Presidential Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and the MMus in musicology from the Johns Hopkins University. While writing her thesis at Hopkins, she developed an interest in archival and library science which eventually led to a second master's degree at the University of South Carolina's School of Information and Library Science.

Her research interests include the tenor Enrico Caruso, the role of opera in the early 20th century, and the digital humanities. She has worked collaboratively on several large-scale music projects, including the Library of Congress’ Music Treasures Consortium and the Digital Sheet Music Project.

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B.A. in music, American University

M.Mus. in musicology, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

MLIS, University of South Carolina

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