Dean, Meriam Library
California State University, Chico
Patrick Newell, Dean of Meriam Library at California State University, Chico. Newell has more than 25 years of experience as a librarian in public universities and research institutes, including posts at UC San Francisco, the California Digital Library and the New York Academy of Medicine. A fellow of the Frye Leadership Institute, Newell has been involved in administrative initiatives and emerging technology trends on a national level. With the American Library Association’s Office of IT Policy, he works to help educate librarians and the public about copyright issues including fair use and the public domain.