Denise Davis

Deputy Library Director, Sacramento Public Library

Denise Davis

Deputy Library Director, Sacramento Public Library

Biography

Denise Davis is the Deputy Library Director of Sacramento Public Library, with responsibilities for Collection Services, Facilities, Finance, Information Technology, Communications and the Virtual Branch.

Denise has contributed to the library profession with more than 30 years of experience in academic, public and state library agencies, as well as directing research at the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and the American Library Association’s Office for Research and Statistics.

Denise chairs the Public Library Association (PLA) Performance Measures project (http://www.ala.org/pla/performancemeasurement) and is active with public access computing research supported by the American Library Association (ALA), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO).

Denise also has contributed to the profession through consulting with such organizations as Florida State University, Dominican University Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and for efforts like the LJ Patron Profiles series (http://www.thedigitalshift.com/research/patron-profiles/), and ICF International for the assessment of the Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant program.