Daniel Dollar is Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Resources, a role that involves leading teams of colleagues in Access Services, Assessment & User Experience Research, Collection Development, Preservation & Conservation, Resource Sharing, and Scholarly Communication.
His career at Yale Library started in August 2001, when he was hired as a reference and e-resources librarian at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Throughout his time at Yale, he has championed the concept of “collections as service” and the importance of collaborative networks in support of research and learning. He has written and presented widely on topics in collection development, digital scholarship, and scholarly communication.
Daniel represents Yale Library as a founding partner of Research4Life – a public/private partnership with the United Nations to increase participation of researchers from lower-income countries in the global research community to help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Daniel has a master’s degree in library science from the University of Maryland and bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University. He was a 2022 UCLA Library Senior Fellow.