Ann Frenkel

Deputy University Librarian, Research and Instructional Services

Department: Library Administration

Ann exercises leadership, oversight of operations, and activities associated with promoting and ensuring overall UCR Library effectiveness. She serves as the proxy for the University Librarian, with the requisite authority to address UCR Library issues, and exercises broad decision-making authority over the library’s assessment and communications programs as well as oversight of library policy implementation.

She also has strategic responsibility for advancing library programs and services to support the University's research, education, and service mission. She oversees all access services and reference and instruction activities. She holds a B.A. from the University of Oregon, a M.A. in musicology from Boston University, and an M.S.L.I.S. from Simmons College.  Ann joined the library in 2006.