University of Colorado Boulder Names Robert H. McDonald Dean of University Libraries

The University of Colorado Boulder has named Robert H. McDonald, Associate Dean for Research and Technology Strategies Librarian at Indiana University Libraries, as Dean of University Libraries.

Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

As the associate dean for research and technology strategies at IU, McDonald led the work of providing library information system and discovery services to the entire IU system. He managed projects related to scholarly communications, new model publishing and technologies that enabled IU's libraries to support teaching and learning for the IU Bloomington campus.

At IU, he also served as deputy director of the Data to Insight Center, where he conducted research in areas of large data analysis and digital storage and preservation through grant-funded and collaborative projects, such as the HathiTrust Research Center.

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