Carol A. Mandel is dean of the Division of Libraries at New York University, which includes the Libraries, Media Services, University Archives and the NYU Press. She has been deputy university librarian at Columbia University, associate university librarian for technical and access services at the University of California, San Diego, and associate executive director of the Association of Research Libraries. The focus of her professional interests has included digital library development, scholarly publishing, preservation and bibliographic access. Her publications and presentations have explored changing modes of research and teaching, library and digital infrastructure for research support, transitions and new models in scholarly communication, and access to primary resources. She is past president of the Digital Library Federation and former chair of the Association of Research Libraries Steering Committee on Scholarly Communication. She is a member of the Research Libraries Group Program Council and the OCLC Board Committee of RLG, the Board of Directors of the Association of Research Libraries, the Board of Directors of ArtStor, the National Digital Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress, and the Portico Advisory Committee. Ms. Mandel holds a BA in Art from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and masters degrees in Art History and in Library Service from Columbia University.