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Kristin Antelman

University Librarian

Kristin Antelman is the University Librarian at the University of California -- Santa Barbara (UCSB). Prior to coming to UCSB in 2018, she was University Librarian at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and prior to that Associate Director for the Digital Library at North Carolina State University from 2002-2014. While at NCSU, Kristin was one of the architects of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library technology program and a contributor to several Design Libraries conferences. She has published several articles on open access, including “Leveraging the growth of open access in library collection decision making” (2017) and "Do open access articles have a greater research impact?" (2004).  At the University of California, she is active in the development of strategies to advance the transition to open access.