Chris Bourg

Chris Bourg

16th October 20190
Chris Bourg is the Director of Libraries at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she also has oversight of the MIT Press. She is also the founding director of the Center for Research on Equitable and Open Scholarship (CREOS). Prior to assuming her role at MIT, Chris worked for 12 years in the Stanford University...
Melissa leads services and projects in support of the University’s strategic priorities for digital and distance learning on global platforms, blended learning, virtual learning environments, technology enhanced learning spaces, the digital student experience and use of the web for outreach and engagement. She has particular interests in digital skills, 21st century curricula, open educational resources,...

Jim Neal

15th November 20170
Jim Neal is University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University. He served as the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at Columbia University during 2001-2014, providing leadership for university academic computing and a system of twenty-two libraries. His responsibilities included the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, the Center for Digital Research...

Vivian Lewis

15th November 20170
Vivian has held the position of University Librarian at McMaster University since August 2013.  McMaster is one of Canada’s most research-intensive universities and its libraries are known for extraordinary research collections, innovative services and strong support for the larger campus research enterprise. Vivian can speak with authority about key trends in research libraries across North...


31st January 20170

Ivy Anderson

5th January 20160
Before coming to the CDL in December 2005, Ivy was Program Manager for E-Resource Management and Licensing at the Harvard University Library, where she developed and managed a shared licensing program on behalf of Harvard’s many libraries. Prior to 1998, she held numerous positions at the Brandeis University Libraries, including Music Cataloger and Assistant Creative...

Paul Ayris

23rd December 20150
Dr Ayris has been Director of UCL Library Services since 1997. He is also the UCL Copyright Officer. Dr Ayris was the President of LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries) 2010-14; he is now Advisor to the LIBER Board on EU matters. He is Co-Chair of the LERU (League of European Research Universities) Community of...

Susan Gibbons

23rd December 20150
Susan Gibbons was appointed as University Librarian at Yale University in July 2011. Effective January 1, 2015, her position expanded to take on an additional role of Deputy Provost for Libraries and Scholarly Communication. She earned an MLS and M.A. in history from Indiana University, professional MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a doctorate...

Trish Finnan

21st April 20150
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