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Caitlin Nelson

Caitlin Nelson


Discovery & Delivery


Discovery & Delivery Services Product Manager


Caitlin is the product manager for Request, our interlibrary loan service, and the upcoming product manager of Melvyl, the discovery platform for the UC Libraries. Caitlin’s responsibilities include product management, planning, road-mapping, and stakeholder communication.


MLISc, University of Hawaii at Manoa
MA, Japanese, University of Hawaii at Manoa
BA, Classics, Yale University


Caitlin started her research career in linguistics and moved into librarianship as a way to stay engaged with and support the greater academic world. Prior to coming to CDL in 2015, she worked at the Florida Center for Library Automation (renamed as Florida Virtual Campus) as a Digital Initiatives Librarian. Caitlin also owns her own business, LibraryHost, which hosts open-source software for educational institutions.

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