Tammy Nickelson Dearie currently serves as Interim University Librarian at the University of California San Diego where she is leading advances in digital innovation and preservation efforts, and is a proponent of copyright protection in the digital age. The library’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Community Building Committee, and Environmental Sustainability Committee are part of her portfolio. She has served on numerous committees at the national level and system-wide within the University of California. She is a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Access Services and the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Electronic Reserve. Ms. Dearie earned her master of library and information science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and her bachelor of arts in history with a minor in women’s studies from the University of California, San Diego.