Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Mike Rush is the Accessioning Archivist at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. In that role he manages the accessioning and baseline processing of all incoming manuscript material. In his previous position as EAD Coordinator at the Beinecke Library, Mike coordinated the development and maintenance of finding aid systems across Yale University. Prior to arriving at Yale in 2005, Mike worked at the Massachusetts Historical Society, where he implemented EAD and worked as a processing archivist. He is a graduate of the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science and the University of Connecticut. Mike currently serves SAA as co-chair of the Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Description (TS-EAD), and is a past chair of both the EAD Roundtable and the Technical Subcommittee for Descriptive Standards. As co-chair of TS-EAD, Mike lead the development of EAD3, which was released August 2015.