By Ivy Anderson, Director of CDL Collection Development & Management

The CDL is delighted to announce that Emily Stambaugh has accepted an appointment as Manager of Shared Print beginning November 1st, 2007.  Emily comes to the CDL from the University of California at Riverside, where she has served as the Social Sciences Bibliographer and Collection Analyst since March of 2005.  At UC Riverside, Emily has overseen the development of the libraries’ collections in the Social Sciences, chaired the Electronic Resources Committee, licensed electronic resources, and provided leadership for the libraries’ collections in all formats.  Prior to coming to UC, Emily served as the Collection Development Librarian at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, and prior to that, as Assistant to the Latin American and Iberian Resources Bibliographer at UNC Chapel Hill.

Emily has been active in various library organizations and consortia including ALA, the Western European Studies Section of ACRL, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) system.  At UC, Emily has served with distinction on a number of systemwide committees, including the Collection Development Committee and the Scholarly Communication Officers Group (while serving as temporary Head of Collection Development at UC Riverside) and the Mass Digitization Collections Advisory Group.

Emily holds a Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley.  She speaks Spanish and Catalan and brings international publishing and business administration experience to her work in libraries, as well as a strong interest in collaborative collection development, resource sharing, area studies collections, synergies between print and electronic collections, long-term preservation and collection assessment.

Please join the CDL in welcoming Emily to this important leadership post on behalf of the UC Libraries’ shared print collections program.