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Category: Staff News

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 […]

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 related […]

Good news from Shared Collections: Welcome Sherry Lochhaas!

We have good news from the Shared Collections program this morning. Sherry Lochhaas joins us today as our new Electronic Resources Services Manager. She is joining us from UC Berkeley, where she has held the Electronic Resources Librarian position, and […]

Welcome Satomi Saito

Please join me in welcoming Satomi Saito to the California Digital Library! Satomi joins the CDL Finance & Operations team as a Senior Financial Analyst, beginning March 1, 2022. Before joining the CDL, Satomi worked with the UC San Diego […]