Pat Kreitz


Simmons College, Boston, Ph.D. Library and Information Science, 2015

University of California, Berkeley, M.L.S., 1978

University of California, Davis, M.A. Medieval History, 1975

University of California, Davis, A.B., History, summa cum laude, 1973

American River Community College,

College of the Holy Names, Oakland, CA,


Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California

Dean, Library and Academic Resources, 2010 – present

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University

Outreach Manager, 2010-2011

Director, Technical Information Services, 1994 – 2010

Responsible for a $3M annual budget and 28 full time equivalent staff in three departments: Archives and History Office, Research Library/HEP Databases, and InfoMedia Solutions. Team lead, InfoPortal, a knowledge management initiative.

Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory, Universities Research Assn., Dallas, Texas

Manager, Library and Information Services, 1989 – 1994

Responsible for the Archives and Records Management Department and the Library with an annual budget of $4.5M and a staff of 24.

Collection Development and Reference Services, The Doe Library, U.C. Berkeley

1987-1989 Head, General Reference Services

1986-1987 Head, Library Information Desk

1984-1988 Social Science Bibliographer and Manager of the Humanities Graduate Service

1979-1986 Reference Librarian

School of Library and Information Studies, U. C. Berkeley

1978—1988 Bibliography I Instructor (part time)

Library, Institute for Governmental Affairs, U.C. Davis

1978—1979 Cataloger & Report Editor (part time)

American River Community College, History Dept., Sacramento CA

1976—1977 Instructor, Women’s History Survey course


American Library Association

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

• Leadership Recruitment and Development Committee, Chair 2010

• 2009 National Conference Executive Committee 2007 – 2009

o Contributed Papers Committee Co-Chair 2007 – 2009

• University Libraries Section Nominating Committee, Member, 2007

• 2007 National Conference Executive Committee 2005 - 2007

o Scholarship Committee Co-Chair 2005 – 2007

• Sharon Hogan Memorial Middle Management Institute, Mentor 2005-2006

• ACRL Board of Directors

o Director at Large 2002 – 2005

o Task Force on ACRL Super Committees, Member 2005

o Invited participant ALA/ACRL/3M Retreat to design the Academic and Research @Your Library Marketing Campaign 2002

• Marketing Academic & Research Libraries Committee, Member, Facilitator, 2003 – 2005

• 2005 ACRL National Conference Executive Committee 2003 – 2005

o 2005 National Conference Preconference Committee, Member 2003 - 2005

• Science & Technology Section, Vice Chair, Chair, Past Chair 1998 - 2000

• Women’s Studies Section, Vice Chair, Chair, Past Chair 1989 – 1992

New Members Round Table

o Volunteer, Resume Review Service, 2003 - present

Reference and Adult Services Division (now RUSA)

o Collection Development Policies Committee 1990-1992

Science and Technology Libraries

o Editorial Board 2000 - 2008

Librarians Association of the University of California

o Vice President/President Elect LAUC Statewide 1989 – 1990 (resigned to take Texas position)

o Chair, LAUC Berkeley Division 1985 – 1986

o Chair, Nominating and Elections Committee LAUC Berkeley Division 1983 – 1984 

California Academic and Research Librarians

o Chair, CARL-Reference Librarians Discussion Interest Group 1987 – 1988 

Bay Area Libraries Information Network (BayNet)

o BayNet Executive Board, Academic Representative 1988 – 1990

o BALIS Reference Committee member & Chair, Hypermedia Interest Group 1988 – 1990


Stanford University

o Grievance Hearing Officer 2000 – present

o Member, Developing the Competition Vision Team, 2007-2008

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

o SLAC 40th Anniversary Celebration Event Manager 2002

o The Once and Future Web Symposium, Co-chair 2001

o SLAC Communications Committee, Co-chair 1999 – 2000

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

o Library Director Search Committee 2003

o Particle Data Group Advisory Committee 1993 – 1996

o Technical and Electronic Information Department Review Committee 1997

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

o Library External Review Committee 1998

Association of Higher Education of North Texas

o Council of Library Directors Executive Committee 1993 – 1994

o Council of Presidents’ Library Programs Focus Group 1993

o Ad Hoc Fees Task Force, Chair 1993

DeSoto Public Library, DeSoto Texas

o Friends Executive Committee member 1992 – 1993

Davis Public Library, Davis, California

o Treasurer, Board of Directors, Friends of the Davis Public Library 1979 – 1980


Kreitz, P. (In press). Case Studies: “Whose restroom is it anyway?” and “Cyberspace privacy”. In P. Hernon, (Ed.).

Shaping the future: Studying and discussing leadership in academic and public libraries. Santa Barbara: CA:

Libraries Unlimited.

Kreitz, P. (2009). Leadership and emotional intelligence: A study of university library directors and their senior management teams. College & Research Libraries, 70:6, 531-554. URL:

Kreitz, P. (2008). Best practices for managing organizational diversity. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 34:2, 101-120. (SLAC-PUB-12874). DOI: doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2007.12.001

Kreitz, P. & DeVries, J., (Eds.) (2006). Recruiting, training, and retention of science and technology librarians. Science & Technology Libraries, 27:1&2. URL:

Kreitz, P. (2004). Librarians as knowledge builders: Strategic partnering for service and advocacy. College and Research Library News, 65:1, 8-10, 15. (SLAC-PUB-10274).

Kreitz, P.A. (2008). Online particle physics information. In C. Amsler, et al., Review of Particle Physics, Physics Letters B667:1. URL: (Contributed bi-yearly since 1998).

Kreitz, P. & Brooks, T. (2003). Subject access through community partnerships: A case study. Science and Technology Libraries, 24:1/2, 153-172. (SLAC-PUB-10125).

Kreitz, P. & Barnett, M. (1997). Databases and international collaboration. Beamline 27:4, 53-54. URL: (SLAC-REPRINT-1997-094).

Kreitz, P.A. (1996). The role of the library in the scholar’s electronic research environment. Digital Libraries and Information Services for the 21st Century. Seoul, Korea: ICPR. URL: (SLAC-PUB-8024).

Kreitz, P.A., Addis, L., Galic, H., and Johnson, T. (1996). The virtual library in action: Collaborative international control of high-energy physics preprints. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Grey Literature (GL ‘95). Washington, D.C.: GreyNet. URL: slac-pub-7110.html (SLAC-PUB-7110).

Huston-Somerville, M. and Kreitz, P. (1995). Gray sci-tech information resources and information networks: Focus on Western Europe. Networks and Resource Sharing in the 21st Century: Re-Engineering the Information Landscape. New York: Haworth Press.

Kreitz, P. (1994 – 2000). Nobel laureates in physics (Website). Permission to to use all content. URL:

Kreitz, P. (1993). An annotated bibliography on networking: Past, present, and future. Impact of Technology on Resource Sharing. N.Y.: Haworth Press, pp.159-196.

Kreitz, P. (1992). Recruitment and retention in your own backyard: Encouraging paraprofessionals to become librarians. College and Research Libraries News, 53:4, 237-240.

Kreitz, P. (1991). Meeting the information needs of high-energy physicists. Library Administration and Management, 5:4, 208-210. (SSCL-495).

Kreitz, P. and Ogden, A. (1990). Job responsibilities and job satisfaction at the University of California libraries:Professional vs. paraprofessional staff. College and Research Libraries, 51, 297-312.

Kreitz, P. 1987). The electronic library: End-users and the future of reference librarianship. In Reference & Selection News, CU News. Berkeley, CA: The General Library.

Davison, P. & Jaffee, L. (1983). Training plans at Berkeley. College and Research Libraries News, 44:6.

Davison, P., Levy, J., Britt, D. (1982). Painlessly Preparing Personalized Training Plans, Berkeley, CA: The General Library.


Kreitz, P. (2008). Research Commentator. Research Forum. ACRL Science and Technology Section Research Committee.

Kreitz, P. (2006). Partnering with faculty to create new services. In the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services Program. ALA Annual 2006.

Co-facilitator. (2003 – 2006). Creating a marketing plan for your academic and research library. ACRL Marketing Academic and Research Libraries Committee: various marketing workshops.

Kreitz, P. (2001). The SPIRES-HEP databases: Current trends and future evolution. Invited talk to the Task Force on the Future of Electronic Publishing, American Physical Society.

Kreitz, P. (2000). Eprints: Current trends. In “Electronic Pre-Prints Initiatives” Program. American Society for Information, Science & Technology Annual, Chicago.

Kreitz, P. (1999). The impact of self-publishing on information management. In “The Bleeding Edge of Access to Full-Text Electronic Information”, Detroit, MI: ACRL National Conference.

Kreitz, P. (1996). Constructing the scholar’s workstation: The good, the bad and the ugglesome. In “Leaders on the Web Trail: Redefining the Scholar’s Workstation,” ACRL Science and Technology Section Annual Program. N.Y.: ALA Annual 1996.

Chandler, R. & Kreitz, P. (1994). High-energy physics database: Weaving access with the World Wide Web. In “The World at Your Fingertips Panel” U.S. DOE OSTI: INFOTECH ’94.

Huston, M.M. & Kreitz, P. (1993). Electronic networked sources in Western Europe. (M.M. Huston presenter). Keynote address 1993 Foreign Acquisitions Workshop, Scientific & Technical Information Program, NASA, Sept. 1993.

Kreitz, P., moderator. (1990). Access or impasse? Meeting the research needs of Women’s Studies. ACRL Women’s Studies Section Annual Program. Chicago: ALA Annual 1990.

Kreitz, P., moderator. (1988). Hardware wars: New technologies at the reference desk. California Academic Reference Librarians-Discussion Interest Group/North. Annual Program 1988.

Kreitz, P., co-presenter. (1986). Machine-readable data files for the social scientist. Faculty Seminar Series, U.C. Berkeley.

Kreitz (Davison), P., coordinator & moderator. (1984). Walking the tightrope: Coping with the increasing responsibilities of reference librarians. Panel at California Library Association Annual 1984.

Kreitz (Davison), P. (1984). Trends in biographical reference. Workshop at California Library Association Annual 1984.

Kreitz (Davison), P. (1983). Information access and democracy: Librarians’ role in the equation. Commencement Keynote address, U.C. Berkeley School of Library and Information Studies, 1983.


Scholarship recipient, 2006 – 2009 the doctoral program, in Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions, Graduate School of Library & Information Studies, Simmons College, Boston, MA.

Commencement keynote speaker, U.C. Berkeley School of Library and Information Studies, 1983

Beta Phi Mu, elected 1979

Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow, U.C. Davis, 1973- 1974

California State Scholar 1967-1969


Co-Principal Investigator, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Field Work Proposal, High Energy Physics Program, Spires & Inspire Operations and Development, FY2010 – FY2015.

Louise E. Addis Endowment for the SLAC National Laboratory Library, 2004.

Co-investigator, DOE Development Grant, Project to automate PostScript access to the LANL e-print archives, 1995.

Principal investigator, U.C. System-wide Shared Purchase microfilming project grant, 1988 – 1990.

Co-investigator, U.C. Berkeley L.A.U.C. Research Grant, "Rewards and Responsibilities of Librarians and Library

Assistants in the University of California Libraries" 1983-1985.


Contributing author, Santa Clara County Poet Laureate, “A Family Album, Santa Clara County, 2009.” 

Volunteer & co-founder, California B.E.S.T. (Bladder Exstrophy Support Team), 2000 – present.

Volunteer, SLAC Logo Wear, 1996 – present.

Deacon, First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, 1998-2000.

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