Head of Core Systems
Joshua is a software engineer and a librarian with a long history of working in libraries, in both technical and non-technical roles. He comes to UCLA Library from the Getty Research Institute, where he led the software development team and was responsible for the design and development of applications such as the Getty Research Portal as well as building infrastructure to support digitization, Linked Data, and IIIF initiatives. He also teaches courses on programming, web development, and databases at UCLA's Department of Information Studies. His professional interests lie at the intersection of digital libraries, Linked Data, workflow automation, and artificial intelligence. He holds a Bachelors in English from USC and a Masters from the School of Information at UC Berkeley.