Ivy Anderson

Ivy Anderson

Ivy Anderson is the Director of Collections at the California Digital Library (CDL), where she directs and provides leadership to a broad range of shared collections activities encompassing licensed content, mass digitization, and shared print collection management on behalf of the ten campuses of the University of California system. Prior to joining the CDL in 2006, Ivy was Program Manager for E-Resource Management and Licensing at the Harvard University Library, where she developed and managed a shared licensing program on behalf of Harvard’s many libraries; before that, Ivy served as Head of Information Systems at the Brandeis University Libraries. Ivy's long-standing engagement with issues related to licensing, scholarly communications, and the development of both print and digital collections in libraries has involved in her copyright issues and library advocacy throughout her career. She currently serves on the advisory board of the Berkeley Law Digital Library Copyright Project, is a member of the Program Steering Committee and chair of the Collections Committee of HathiTrust of which the University of California is a founding member, and is involved in a project to update the LibLicense Model License that is widely used by libraries to promote standards and best practices for the in-licensing of library content. Ivy holds a B.A in music from New York University and an M.L.S. from Simmons College. Before acquiring her library degree, Ivy pursued doctoral studies in music history and theory at Brandeis University.