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Category: Staff News

Tran Ha moves on

We’re saddened, but also pleased, to report that Tran Ha, our Open Access Data Analyst, will be leaving CDL in the near future to embark on an exciting career shift toward the field of coffee.  Tran will be reducing her…

Colin Thompson joins CDL I&AS

Infrastructure & Application Support is pleased to welcome Colin Thompson as our newest member. Colin joins Joe Somontan and Martin Haye on the team that builds and maintains our technology infrastructure. Colin has strong ties with UC. He received a…

Josh Maloney joins LBNL

Josh Maloney, CDL Business Operations Manager, has accepted a position as a Senior Financial Analyst with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. His last day with CDL will be July 2. Josh joined CDL at a time of great change just after…

Michael Walmsley moves to Baker & Taylor

Michael Walmsley, CDL’s Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing, will be leaving his position at CDL to take up an opportunity at Baker & Taylor and the Follett Corporation as Vice President of Academic Sales.  His last day at CDL will…

Enhancing Print Journal Analysis for Shared Print Collections

CDL’s WEST group published a paper in Code{4}Lib Journal; abstract and links are below. ****** Abstract:  The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST), is a distributed shared print journal repository program serving research libraries, college and university libraries, and…

Congratulations and Farewell to Brian David

Please join me in offering a warm congratulations to our wonderful CDL colleague, Brian David, who has accepted a position as an accessibility subject matter expert with Wells Fargo, beginning June 2021. At Wells Fargo, Brian’s work will focus on…

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…

CDL’s Justin Gonder Elected to Library Publishing Coalition Board

  The California Digital Library (CDL) is delighted to announce that Justin Gonder, CDL’s Senior Product Manager for Publishing, has been elected to the board of the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), of which CDL is a longstanding member. The…

CDL Job Opening: Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure and Applications Support (IAS) is currently hiring for an Infrastructure Engineer. +++++ About UC’s California Digital Library:  At the core of the California Digital Library (CDL) is a simple idea – by mobilizing the expertise and creativity of…

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…

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