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Author: Guenter Waibel

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…

Introducing Oscar Luna

CDL has contracted with an eminently qualified finance professional to fill the Business Services Manager role on an interim basis. Oscar Luna will join us starting September 20th on a 1 year full-time contract as Finance Manager. Oscar will take…

Beaumont Yung Accepts Appointment at UCSF

After 10+ years of distinguished service at CDL, Beaumont is pursuing a tremendous new career opportunity at UCSF. Please join us in congratulating him on his new appointment as Director of Business Services in the UCSF Executive Vice Chancellor’s Office.…

Farewell to Patti Martin

With fond appreciation, CDL is today announcing the retirement of one of its leading and longest-running program directors:  Patricia “Patti” Martin, Director of CDL’s Discovery and Delivery (D2D) Program, who will be retiring from CDL effective June 30th, 2017. Kurt…

Danielle Westbrook begins as SLP Analyst

Some good news for the start of the New Year: It’s my distinct pleasure to announce that Danielle Westbrook has accepted the position of UC Systemwide Library Planning (SLP) Analyst. As the SLP Analyst, Danielle will provide UC systemwide committees,…

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