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Author: Guenter Waibel

Welcome Miranda Bennett, CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections!

It is my great pleasure to announce that Miranda Bennett has been appointed as CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections, with a start date of October 3rd 2022. In collaboration with the ten University of California campuses, this program licenses […]

Daniella Lowenberg on Assignment to US Department of Health and Human Services

It is my pleasure to announce the assignment of Daniella Lowenberg, through the Intergovernment Personnel Act (IPA), to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a two-year period, funded by […]

A warm welcome to Zainab Olaosebikan, Director of Finance & Operations!

Please join me in extending a very warm welcome to Zainab Olaosebikan, CDL’s new Finance & Operations Director. In her role, Zainab will oversee all aspects of CDL operations, including its financial activities, audit and compliance, contracts and grants, and […]

Ellen Finnie to retire September 2022!

With a heavy heart, I want to share with you news of an upcoming CDL transition: Ellen Finnie, CDL’s Director of Shared Collections, will be retiring as of September 1,  2022.    As Director, Ellen has been working with teams at […]

Welcome Ellen Finnie, CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections

It is our great pleasure to announce that Ellen Finnie has been appointed as CDL’s new Director of Shared Collections, with responsibility for a significant strategic portfolio encompassing systemwide licensing, open access publisher agreements, and shared print initiatives. Ellen will […]

Ivy Anderson to retire from UC in June 2021

It’s with excitement about a new adventure for a dear colleague – and some anticipatory grief – that I share with you news of an upcoming CDL transition: Ivy Anderson, CDL’s Collection Development & Management Director/Associate Executive Director, will be […]

Meet Ruchi Aggarwal – CDL’s new Finance Manager

Ruchi Aggarwal comes to CDL with a wealth of experience in finance and higher educations. She spent 16 years at the University of Washington in progressively senior roles, including as Finance Manager for the College of Engineering and as Assistant […]

Khatira moving on and up to LLNL

It is with sadness and pleasure that I announce that Khatira Nawabi will be moving on to a new position at Lawrence Livermore National Lab as a legal document preparer for lab biologists and chemists preparing court filings. Khatira has […]

Meet Sarah Houghton, CDL’s new Discovery & Delivery Director

The California Digital Library is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Houghton as the new Director of the Discovery & Delivery (D2D) program effective August 1st 2018. Sarah comes to the California Digital Library after serving seven years as […]

Introducing CDL’s Strategic Vision

When CDL set out to articulate a new strategy for our organization, we called the activity “strategic visioning,” not “strategic planning.” While a subtle distinction, it was a deliberate attempt to differentiate what we were doing from more traditional strategy […]