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Jim Dooley - Head, Collection Services

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Jim Dooley

UC Merced Library
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343

Contact Jim Regarding:

  • Purchase of books and DVDs
  • Subscriptions to journals
  • Gifts of books


Master of Library and Information Science

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Master of Fine Arts, Theatre

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Bachelor of Arts, English

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA


  • University of California, Merced: Primarily an Electronic Library in Academic E-books: Publishers, Librarians, and Users. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 2016.

  • E-books for Higher Education in E-books in Libraries: a Practical Guide. London: Facet Publishing, 2011.

  • E-books in the University of California LibrariesThe Acquisitions Librarian, 19 (3/4), 183-191.

  • From Print to Electronic: the UC Merced ExperienceAgainst the Grain, 19 (3), 22-26.

  • Sixteen presentations on collection development at The Charleston Conference published in the Charleston Conference Proceedings.

Professional Interests

  • Collection Development and Management
  • Technical Services