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Miranda Bennett

Director of Shared Collections

Since October 2022, Miranda has served as Director of Shared Collections at California Digital Library, part of the University of California System. Her portfolio includes systemwide licensing, transformative open access agreements, and shared print, and she works with other members of the CDL leadership team in areas such as scholarly communications outreach, research data support infrastructure, and the UC Libraries integrated library system.

Before joining CDL, Miranda was Associate Dean for Collections at the University of South Carolina and Head of Liaison Services for Collections and Research Support at the University of Houston, where she began her career as an instruction librarian in 2005. She is active in the American Library Association; Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures; the Partnership for Shared Book Collections; and HathiTrust. She holds a BA from Rice University, an MA and PhD from the University of Virginia, and an MLS from Indiana University.