Jonathan Ratliff

Hey! I'm Jonathan, and I'm really excited about libraries! I'm a librarian with special interests in automation, metadata, library infrastructures, and bilingual cataloging. Send me an email if you want to chat.


Samaritan Health Services

Library Services Program Manager, Academic Affairs, January 2023 to present

The University of Arizona

Digital Curation Capstone Intern, University Libraries, August 2022 to December 2022

Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Graduate Intern, Research Library, May 2022 to December 2022

The University of Arizona

ReDATA Graduate Assistant, University Libraries, August 2021 to May 2022

ReDATA Assistant, University Libraries, February to May 2021

Peer tutor, SALT Center, August 2020 to February 2021

Mohave Community College

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Associate Dean of Instruction, June 2018 to June 2020

Library Assistant, Neal Campus Kingman Library, January 2015 to June 2018


The University of Arizona

MA, Library and Information Science

Graduate Certificate, Digital Curation

BA, Information Science & eSociety and Hispanic Linguistics, summa cum laude


Washington State Library

Professional Librarian's Life Certificate, certification #7650

Conference Presentations

Kaiser, Paulina, and Jonathan Ratliff. "Privacy-Preserving Record Linkage: Theory and Practice." 79th Oregon Public Health Association Annual Conference and Meeting, 17 Oct. 2023, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

Volunteer Experience

Sonoran Prevention Works

Volunteer, 2019 to 2022

Kingman Area Literacy Program

Social Media Manager, 2019 to 2022


Spanish (reading, writing), programming (PHP, Python, SQL), web development (HTML, CSS, Javascript), Microsoft Office (advanced Excel skills), library software (OCLC Connexion, Worldshare Management Services), research data platforms (Figshare, CyVerse), data tools (OpenRefine, Jupyter Notebooks), Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)

Professional Associations

Medical Library Association

Chair: Resource Sharing Caucus

Pacific Northwest Chapter / MLA

American Library Association

Member: Core, ACRL, and RUSA Divisions

Member: Film and Media, Library Research, and Rainbow Round Tables

Oregon Library Association

Pacific Northwest Library Association