Jacob Nadal was appointed as the Preservation Officer for the UCLA Library in 2008. Previously, he served as the Field Service Librarian and Acting Head of Collections Care at The New York Public Library, and as Head of the Craig Preservation Laboratory at Indiana University. He is an active member of the American Library Association and serves on the steering committee for the California Preservation Program. Mr. Nadal has a national presence leading workshops and presentations on all aspects of library and archives preservation. He received his Masters Degree in Library and Information Science in 2001, from Indiana University.