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Paul Fogel Staff Profile

Paul Fogel

Program / Service

Publishing, Archives, and Digitization

Job Title

Manager & Technical Lead, Mass Digitization and Co-Technical Lead for HathiTrust project


Paul provides technical leadership for UC’s collaborative work on mass digitization of books across the UC libraries. He coordinates data flows and technical decisions across UC campuses and digitization partners, and defines and implements technical standards necessary for many aspects of the digitization processes. A major part of Paul’s work involves the integration and synthesis of diverse data sources and systems. Paul is also in charge of ongoing mass digitization technical operations at CDL.


M.L.I.S., San Jose State University

B.A., New York University


Paul spent many years in the restaurant business in New York and San Francisco before the experiencing all of the joy and wonder that was working for a dot-bomb during the technology boom. After returning to school for his M.L.I.S., he joined CDL, working on various structured text projects including eScholarship Editions and the OAC. He became a member of the now defunct Ingest group prior to being assigned the role of Technical Lead for Mass Digitization.