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Welcome Lisa Mackinder, CDL’s new Licensing Analyst

The Shared Collections group is pleased to welcome Lisa Mackinder as our new Licensing Analyst.  In this role, Lisa will handle all aspects of license management with publishers and other content providers.  This includes drafting, editing, and negotiating license agreements to secure advantageous terms for UC Libraries.  This position provides counsel to CDL and to library staff across the UC system, especially for the interpretation and advocacy of key licensing provisions such as perpetual rights, Fair Use, Text & Data Mining, copyright, and privacy.   

Lisa has 12 years of experience working on license agreements for academic libraries, and she has extensive experience with the entire lifecycle of content acquisitions.  For the last 5 years, she was Head of Acquisitions and Collection Services at Ohio University, where she supervised eight staff members who were responsible for acquiring print and electronic resources, budget administration, interlibrary loan, and physical processing of print materials.   Prior to Ohio University, Lisa was Head of Electronic Resources at UC Irvine for seven years.  In this role, she managed the lifecycle of print serials and electronic resources acquired locally and systemwide through CDL.  Lisa also has experience gathering and analyzing usage statistics, and developing library collections via approval plans.

Lisa earned her M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her B.A. in Comparative Literature from CSU Long Beach.   Active in the library profession, Lisa serves on the Editorial Board of The Serials Librarian; she is an instructor for the ALCTS Fundamentals of Electronic Resources course;  she has authored articles in Technical Services Quarterly and The Serials Librarian; and she has presented numerous times at library conferences including The Charleston Conference and Electronic Resources and Libraries.

Please join me in welcoming Lisa to our team!