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Organization at a Glance

Office of the Vice Provost for Digital Initiatives and Dean of University Libraries

Lizabeth (Betsy) Wilson, vice provost for digital initiatives and dean of University Libraries

Administrative Services

Patrick Osby, assistant dean

Libraries Administrative Services provides functional support for Libraries units and staff.


Sheryl Stiefel, assistant dean

Libraries Advancement supports Libraries initiatives through private and foundation support, including donor events, outreach and stewardship.

Collections and Content

Denise Pan, associate dean

Collections and Content staff identify, acquire, catalog and prepare resources for patron use.

Distinctive Collections

Paul J. Constantine, associate dean

Distinctive Collections encompasses Special Collections as well as the East Asia Library and International Studies.

Health Sciences Library

Tania Bardyn, associate dean

The Health Sciences Library (HSL) provides on-site and remote access to information resources and a shared physical/virtual learning commons to conduct and promote research and to support clinical care.

Research and Learning Services

Chelle Batchelor, interim associate dean

Research and Learning Services provides collections, space, as well as reference and circulation services to support research and publishing by the academic community.

UW Bothell / Campus Library

Sarah Leadley, director and associate dean

The UW Bothell / Campus Library serves the University of Washington and Cascadia College combined campus.

UW Tacoma Library

Lauren Pressley, director and associate dean

The UW Tacoma Library serves the University of Washington Tacoma Campus.

University Press

Nicole Mitchell, director

The University of Washington Press finds, develops, selects, and publishes scholarship of high quality and enduring value.