Doug Daniels

Pronouns: he/him/his

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  • 3D Mapping
  • 3D Printing
  • 3D Scanning
  • Audiovisual Equipment
  • Classroom Support
  • Data Carpentry
  • Laptop Lending and CLICC
  • Large-format Printing
  • Video Editing
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality


Prior to coming to UCLA, Doug worked for several years in the film industry. He started as a set PA and then boom operator, until finding work as an assistant editor for movie trailers and marketing campaigns. After his stint in the film industry, he went back to school and transferred to UCLA in 2012 from Glendale Community College. He graduated summa cum laude and highest departmental honors with a major in History and a minor in German in 2014. Doug has worked here in the UCLA Library since 2014, expanding several emerging technology services including 3D printing and scanning, laser etching and cutting, 3D mapping, virtual and augmented reality and large-format printing, all through developing relationships with partners across campus. Doug obtained his Master of Library and Information Science from UCLA in June of 2020. His interests include digital asset management, data visualization, data mining, emerging technologies, 3D preservation, privacy issues and cultural heritage preservation.

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