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Category: Staff News

Brian Tingle’s retirement (and other milestones)

In the spirit of comings and goings, I have the bittersweet task of congratulating Brian Tingle on a milestone trifecta: 25 years of service to the University of California, his 50th birthday (imminently), and his retirement as of July 8,…

Staff Recruitment: Metadata and Extraction, Transformation, and Loading Specialist

Working under the direction of the Head of Shared Cataloging Program, this position uses advanced professional library concepts and objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Duties and assignments are defined by overall objectives and involve a high level of complexity…

Welcome Devin Smith, new part-time Application Programmer on the PAD team

We are delighted to announce that Devin Smith has joined the Publishing, Archives, and Digitization group as a part-time Application Programmer, starting today, May 16, 2022. Devin will be working closely with the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory on Open Access and…

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…

Moving On

I want to let you know that I’m planning to retire from the University of California on July 1, 2022, with my last working day sometime in late April. This seemed like the right moment since CDL was significantly reducing…

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…

Raiden van Bronkhorst Joins CDL

CDL’s Discovery and Delivery Team is excited to welcome our new software engineer, Raiden van Bronkhorst. Raiden will be working primarily on machine learning projects. Raiden is a recent cum laude graduate of Western Washington University (WWU) where he majored…

CDL Job Opening: Assistant Director for Open Access Agreements

The Assistant Director for Open Access Agreements is responsible for stewarding California Digital Library activities related to publisher agreements for open access, including analysis, data and financial modeling, negotiations, implementation, administration, and assessment. Reporting to the CDL Director of Shared…

CDL Job Posting: UX Content Specialist

The California Digital Library is looking for a User Experience (UX) Content Specialist to provide user-centered content and design services for websites and applications that we manage and maintain. Our ideal candidate has a strong user experience foundation with the…

Lisa Mackinder appointed Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services

We are delighted to announce that following a national search Lisa Mackinder has been appointed as Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services for the California Digital Library.  Lisa comes to this role with 14 years of directly…