People

We are librarians, archivists, technologists and other dedicated professionals who serve the faculty, students and researchers at the University of California, Davis.

See our Library Organizational Chart for a detailed structure of library departments.

Contact a Librarian for expert assistance in particular topics or academic disciplines.

Departments:

Researcher Services

Department Information
Stephen Kiyoi

Head

research support, library administration and leadership, grant funded research

530-754-7409

Daniel Goldstein

Researcher Services Librarian

530-752-2040

Shields Library

Ruth Gustafson

Student Services and Researcher Services Librarian

STEM

530-752-1883

Shields Library

David Michalski

Researcher Services Librarian

Social and Cultural Studies, Research Data Services

916-392-2189

Peter J. Shields Library

Adam Siegel

Researcher Services Librarian

530-754-6828

Shields Library

Megan G. Van Noord

Researcher Services Librarian

Health Sciences

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Student Services

Department Information
Alesia McManus

Head of Student Services

Information Literacy, Student Success

530-752-4485

Shields Library Room 288A

Melissa Browne

Student Services Librarian

Social Sciences

530-754-5962

Shields Library

Matthew Conner

Student Services Librarian

Health Sciences, University Writing Program, Citation Management

530-754-7348

Shields Library, Carlson Health Sciences Library

Sheena Campbell

Student Services Librarian

STEM

Shields Library

Roberto C. Delgadillo

Student Services Librarian

Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

(530) 752‑8266

Shields Library Room 288

Erik Fausak

Student Services Librarian

Veterinary Medicine

530-752-6204

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Ruth Gustafson

Student Services and Researcher Services Librarian

STEM

530-752-1883

Shields Library

Melinda M Livas

Student Services Librarian

STEM

530-752-5248

Shields Library

Lee Riggs

Library Assistant

530-754-8035

Shields Library, Special Collections at Shields Library

Nancy Wallace

Student Services Librarian and Diversity Fellow

Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies

Shields Library

Claire Drown

Library Reference Assistant

Blaisdell Medical Library

Department Information
bmlcirc@ucdavis.edu (VPN, materials, facility)
bmlref@ucdavis.edu (research, instruction, consultations)
916-734-3529
Nicole Capdarest-Arest

Head of Blaisdell Medical Library

916-734-3529

Amy Studer

Health Sciences Librarian

916-734-0206

Blaisdell Medical Library

Bruce Abbott

Health Sciences Librarian

916-734-3529

Blaisdell Medical Library

Christy Navarro

Health Library Informaticist

916-734-2009

Blaisdell Medical Library

Jennifer Bentley

BML Access Services Supervisor

(916) 734‑3559

Blaisdell Medical Library

Bianca Iosif

Reference/Circulation/Reserves Assistant

916-734-3533

Blaisdell Medical Library

Daniel Bryson

Night and Weekend Assistant

916-734-3529

Blaisdell Medical Library

Chi-Meng Moua

Night and Weekend Assistant

916-734-3529

Blaisdell Medical Library

Jodi Simpson

Night and Weekend Assistant

916-734-3529

Blaisdell Medical Library

Lorri Zipperer

Digital Project and Systematic Search Librarian

Blaisdell Medical Library

Archives and Special Collections

Department Information
530-752-1621
Kevin Miller

Head of Special Collections & University Archivist

530-752-2114

Shields Library

Jullianne Ballou

Warren Winiarski Fellow

(530) 754-1729

Shields Library

Christine Cheng

Instruction & Outreach Librarian

530-752-9868

Special Collections at Shields Library

Sara Gunasekara

Public Services Specialist

530-752-9871

Special Collections at Shields Library

Jenny Hodge

Public Services Assistant

530-752-1621

Special Collections at Shields Library

Eric Nebeker

Digital Assets Specialist

Shields Library

Jason Sarmiento

Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies Archivist

Shields Library

Scholarly Communications

Michael Ladisch

Scholarly Communications Officer

530-752-6385

Shields Library

DataLab

Department Information
530-752-1138
Carl Stahmer

Executive Director of the DataLab

Shields Library

Pamela Reynolds

Associate Director of the DataLab

Shields Library

Arthur Koehl

Research Data Scientist

Shields Library

Wesley Brooks

Research Data Scientist

Shields Library

Michele Tobias

Geospatial Data Specialist

(530) 752‑7532

370 Shields

Glenda Gaines

Administrative Assistant

Shields Library

Nick Ulle

Senior Research Data Scientist

Shields Library

Oliver Kreylos

Virtual Reality Data Visualization Specialist

Shields Library

Online Strategy

Department Information
Peter Brantley

Director of Online Strategy

Shields Library

Vessela Ensberg

Associate Director Data Architecture

530-752-4914

Shields Library

Neil Weingarten

Project Manager

Shields Library

Quinn Hart

Digital Applications Manager

Shields Library

Justin Merz

Research Support Engineer

Shields Library

Kimmy Hescock

User Experience Designer

Shields Library

Sabrina Baggett

Applications Developer

Shields Library

Collection Strategies

Bob Heyer-Gray

Head, Collection Strategies

530-752-0348

Shields Library

Belen Fernandez

Collection Strategies Librarian

530-752-8431

Shields Library

Alison Lanius

Collection Strategies Librarian

(530) 752‑2682

Shields Library

Cory Craig

Collection Strategies Librarian

Life & Health Sciences

530-752-2002

Shields Library

Access and Delivery Services

Department Information
Robin Gustafson

Access Services Department Head

530-752-0361

Shields Library, Physical Sciences and Engineering Library, Carlson Health Sciences Library

Derek Sisneros

Head of Operations

530-752-9852

Shields Library

Rajendra Singh

Lead Security Guard

530-752-1206

Shields Library, Special Collections at Shields Libray, Physical Sciences and Engineering Library

Cesar Gomez

Security Guard

530-752‑1206

Shields Libray

Aleksandr Kerdey

Security Guard

530-752‑1206

Shields Library

Kate Schaul

Security Guard

530-752‑1206

Shields Library

Kathryn Martin

Stacks Maintenance Lead

530-752-2143

Shields Library

Antonio Navarro

Night and Weekend Services Coordinator

530-752-2761

Shields Library

Amir Alemi

Night and Weekend Assistant

530-752-8792

Shields Library

W. Todd Boelman

Night and Weekend Assistant

530-752-8792

Shields Library

Yeon Kim

Night and Weekend Assistant

530-752-8041

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Kristen Mitchler

Night and Weekend Assistant

530-752-8792

Shields Library

Dane Nicolas

Night and Weekend Assistant

530-752-8792

Shields Library

Lakshmi Shaik

Night and Weekend Assistant

(530) 752‑1204

Shields Library

Rooha Gealani

Night and Weekend Assistant (Temporary Staff Support)

Shields Library

Jason Hernandez

Night and Weekend Assistant (Temporary Staff Support)

Shields Library

Bonnie Hain-Anderson

Head of Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, and Reserves

530-754-9502

Shields Library, Carlson Health Sciences Library, Physical Sciences and Engineering Library

Katica Got

Circulation Billing Supervisor

530-752-1204

Shields Library

Claudia Whitfield

Circulation Assistant

(530) 752‑1205

Shields Library

Nancy Ervin

Operations Supervisor

530-752-6382

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Donis Edwards

Interlibrary Loan Assistant

530-752-1978

Carlson Health Sciences Library

David Milam

Reserves Assistant

(530) 752‑1216

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Bambi Rhoden

Interlibrary Loan Assistant

530-752-6379

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Lilia Wright

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Billing Assistant,

530-752-8041

Carlson Health Sciences Library

Heidi Hugli

Reserves Assistant

530-752-2760

Shields Library

Jason Newborn

Interlibrary Loan Supervisor

530-752-2251

Shields Library

Matthew Higa

Interlibrary Loan Assistant

(530) 752‑2251

Shields Library

Karen Jones

Interlibrary Loan Assistant

530-752-2251

Shields Library

Susan Sullivan

Interlibrary Loan Assistant

530-752-2256

Shields Library

Diego Sevilla-Marquez

PSEL Collection Project Lead (Temporary Staff Support)

Shields Library

Sam Schieren

Night and Weekend Assistant (Temporary Staff Support)

Shields Library

Daniel Villanueva

Security Guard (Temporary Staff Support)

(530) 752‑1206

Shields Libray

Content Support Services

Xiaoli Li

Department Head

(530) 752‑6735

Shields Library

Jared Campbell

Head of Digital and Archival Metadata

(530) 754‑7976

Shields Library

April Chen

Cataloging Specialist

530-754-1860

Shields Library

Jennifer Sigley

Library Assistant

530-752-9942

Shields Library

Liz Phillips

Processing Archivist

530-754-1864

Shields Library

S.J. Koller

Collection Maintenance Section Supervisor

530-752-9785

Shields Library

Rebecca Bunn

Record Maintenance Lead

530-754-1852

Shields Library

Celina Ivy

Collections Relocation Lead

530-754-1853

Shields Library

Zoe Stachel

Binding Services and Conservation Lead

(530) 752‑1207

Shields Library

Bianca Saddi

Collection Maintenance Specialist

(530) 754-1851

Shields Library

Steffany Caria

Serials Cataloging Specialist

530-754-1861

TJ Kao

Head of Metadata Creation

(530) 752‑0931

Shields Library

Eiko Dym

Cataloging Specialist

530-754-1859

Shields Library

Leann Herigstad

Cataloging Specialist

530-754-1858

Khampheng Vongkhamchanh

Serials Cataloging Specialist

530-754-1862

Lisa Spagnolo

Acquisitions Librarian

530-752-9946

Shields Library

Dolly Toan

Chinese Materials Specialist

530-754-1857

Shields Library

Karin Chacon

Acquisitions Unit Head

530-752-9847

Shields Library

Sam Cooc

Acquisitions Electronic Resources and Processing Lead

530-754-1856

Shields Library

Viktoriya Tkachuk

Acquisitions Vendor Accounts Management and Ordering Lead

530-754-1854

Shields Library

Donnelle Yoshino

Acquisitions Ordering and Processing Lead

530-752‑0594

Michelle Polchow

Electronic Resources Librarian

530-752-1208

Shields Library

Amellia Fiske

Acquisitions Ordering and Processing Lead

Shields Library

Communications and Marketing

Jessica Nusbaum

Director of Communications and Marketing

530-752-4145

Shields Library

Tim Silva

Senior Illustrator

530-752-8768

Shields Library

Kristin Burns

Digital Communications Manager

Shields Library

Development

Toni Arellanes-Miller

Senior Director of Development

(530) 752-2422

Shields Library

Axel Borg

Distinguished Librarian Emeritus for Food and Wine

Shields Library

IT Infrastructure Services

Department Information
530-752-1202
Dale Snapp

Computing Resource Manager

(530) 752‑1202

Alan Lingad

Server Administrator & Workstation/Help Desk Support Services Manager

530-752-1202

Shields Library

James Niffenegger

UNIX and Network Administrator

530-752-1202

Shields Library

Steve Pelkey

Database Programmer

(530) 752‑1202

Kyle Domenichini

VDI/Web Support Technician

(530) 752‑1202

Shields Library

Mark Warren

Web Programmer

(530) 752‑1202

Shields Library

Finance

Elizabeth Vaziri

Director of Finance

530-754-1911

Shields Library

Kyle Summers

Financial Services Lead

530-752-3147

Library Administration Office

Lynette Young

Financial Services Assistant

530-752‑2053

Shields Library

Lisa Breslauer

Administrative Assistant

Human Resources

Department Information
530-752-2110
Esther Cannizzaro

Library HR Unit Head

530-752‑5647

Shields Library

Adam Stephens

Academic Human Resources Analyst

530-752-8845

Shields Library

Ayona Mccullough

Human Resources Generalist

(530) 752-6777

Shields Library

Management and Building Support

Debbie Snapp

Library Administration Operations Manager

(530) 752‑3444

Library Administration Office

Lorella Gino

Administrative Assistant

(530) 752‑2110

Library Administration Office

Alain Javier

Library Facilities Manager

(530) 752‑2806

Shields Library

Jose Gutierrez

Sr. Building Maintenance Worker

530-752 2806

Shields Library

Robert Lopez

Senior Mail Processor

(530) 752‑2806

Shields Library

Mesena Pimentel

Assistant to the Deputy University Librarian

(530) 752‑7294

Library Administration Office

Library Administration

MacKenzie Smith

University Librarian and Vice Provost of Digital Scholarship

530-752-2110

William Garrity

Deputy University Librarian and Chief Operating Officer

530-752-2110

Shields Library

Beth Callahan

Associate University Librarian Research and Learning

530-752-6166

Shields Library

Rice Majors

Associate University Librarian Scholarly Resources

530-752-2110

Shields Library

Stephanie Syphers

Executive Assistant to the University Librarian and Vice Provost of Digital Scholarship

530-752-6439

Shields Library