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Jim Dooley - Head, Collection Services: Home

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Bachelor of Arts, English
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Master of Fine Arts, Theatre
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Master of Library and Information Science
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT


  • E-books for Higher Education in E-books in Libraries: a Practical Guide. London: Facet Publishing, 2011.
  • E-books in the University of California Libraries, The Acquisitions Librarian, 19 (3/4), 183-191.
  • From Print to Electronic: the UC Merced Experience, Against the Grain, 19 (3), 22-26.
  • 10 presentations on collection development at The Charleston Conference, 2007-2011 published in the Charleston Conference Proceedings.
  • 3 presentations on collection development at the American Library Association Annual Conference, 2009-2010.

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Jim Dooley

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