Beth Callahan leads the directorate that provides services to support students, researchers, scholars, and clinicians comprehensively through research consultations, instruction support, outreach, and collections. The units in the directorate include Researcher Services, Student Services, Blaisdell Medical Library, and the Scholarly Communications Officer.
Beth began her career at UC Davis in 2012. She initially served as the department head for the health and life sciences libraries before moving into the role of associate university librarian for research and learning. Before joining UC Davis, Beth spent four years as the assistant director for acquisitions and technical services at Wayne State University, more than ten years as a manager of health sciences libraries and six years managing a research center in world-class adversiting agency.
Beth holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree and Masters of Science, Library Science from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.