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Anna Striker Staff Profile

Program / Service

California Digital Library

Job Title

Systemwide Library Planning Senior Analyst




Anna provides leadership and analytic support for project management, facilitation and strategic planning activities within the SLP team and for the UC system, and serves as the direct supervisor of the systemwide library data and information services teams.


MLIS, San Jose State University

BA, University of Virginia


Prior to joining the Systemwide Library Planning team at CDL, Anna served as the Shared Print Analyst for UC Libraries and the Western Regional Storage Trust. In this capacity she managed the operations of the two shared print initiatives, including conducting group collections analysis to identify candidate titles for long-term print retention and preservation, serving as product owner of systems development projects to improve and enhance the AGUA collections analysis and decision support system, coordinating the work of member libraries retaining materials for UCL and WEST initiatives and reporting on progress and achievements, and collaborating with external partners and peer shared print programs to achieve community goals.

Before joining CDL, Anna served as the Stacks Services Supervisor at Georgetown University, where she oversaw the management of physical collections housed in campus libraries. Before getting into libraries, she worked at the small non-profit Books for America overseeing donations of books to schools, literacy programs, prisons, and other social services organizations.

Committees / Affiliations

Rosemont/Partnership Merger Implementation Task Force

Shared Print Metadata Guidelines Working Group (co-convener)

Papers and Presentations

  • Striker, A., Krebeck, A., Waltz, M., & White, L. (2022). Weeding Communication in the Collections Lifecycle. Retrieved from (see “How to talk about Weeding”)
  • Jemison, D., Liu, L., Striker, A., Wohlers, A., Jiang, J., & Dobry, J. (2021). Enhancing Print Journal Analysis for Shared Print Collections. The Code4Lib Journal, 51. Retrieved from
  • Pekala, S. and Striker, A. (2019) An Inventory Tool That Works: Using Alma APIs to Go Beyond Alma’s Built-in Inventory
    Functions. In: ELUNA 2019 Annual Meeting, April 29-May 3, 2019, Atlanta, GA. Retrieved from