Anna Gold is University Librarian at Cal Poly State University’s Robert E. Kennedy Library, reporting to the Vice Provost for Information Services and CIO. She is responsible for developing and assessing library services, resources, and technology serving Cal Poly’s faculty, students, and academic and community partners. Gold is a member of the Academic Assessment Council and the CSU’s Council of Library Directors (COLD). Formerly Gold was Associate Dean for Public Services at Kennedy Library, responsible leading the work of College Librarian faculty in fostering programs of instruction and support for the curriculum and research activities of the Colleges and the campus. She was also responsible for leading the staff, faculty, and students who deliver the Library’s reference, circulation, course reserves, and interlibrary services. Gold previously served as Head Librarian of the Engineering and Science Libraries at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she led a staff of thirty, including sixteen librarians, in developing resources and services to serve MIT’s undergraduate, graduate, and faculty communities. She also led the Science and Engineering Library at the University of California, San Diego. Gold also has experience in the federal information sector, including the National Science Foundation, where she led public website development for several years, and the Library of Congress, where she contributed to public services, science and technology information initiatives, and to developing Internet-based services and collections. Gold has a B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz; an M.L.S. from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and an M.S. in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Polytechnic and State University.
The Library as a Student Research Site, California Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Conference Proceedings (2010)
Studying students to understand how they find and use information is one of several newer...
Data Curation and Libraries: Short-Term Developments, Long-Term Prospects, Office of the Dean (Library) (2010)
This paper was prepared as background for a talk given at AGU 2009 on “Data...
Cyberinfrastructure, Data, and Libraries, Part 1: A Cyberinfrastructure Primer for Librarians, D-Lib Magazine (2007)
Cyberinfrastructure, Data, and Libraries, Part 2: Libraries and the Data Challenge: Roles and Actions for Libraries, D-Lib Magazine (2007)
Open Science & Scientific Publishing: Open Access and the Progress of Science, Promise, Permissions, Persistence, & Partnerships (2007)
Chain Reactions: Archives and the Value Chain in Chemistry's Scientific Communications, Proceedings of the NRC Chemical Sciences Roundtable Workshop (2004)
We have heard a great deal about problems of expensive scientific journals; in this last...
Benchmarking for Building Future Engineering & Science Libraries, Proceedings of the 2004 ASEE Engineering Libraries Division Annual Conference: Salt Lake City, UT (2004)
FLOW: Co-constructing Low Barrier Repository Infrastructure in Support of Heterogeneous Knowledge Collection(s) (with Karen S. Baker and Frank Sudholt), Proceedings of the Third ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries: Houston, TX (2003)
Institutional repositories are being constructed today to address the needs of scholarly communication in a...
Building FLOW: Federating Libraries on the Web (with Karen S. Baker, Jean-Yves LeMeur, and Kim Baldridge), Proceedings of the 2nd ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries: Portland, OR (2002)
Individuals, teams, organizations, and networks can be thought of as tiers or classes within the...