ann roll

Contact Information

Voice: 657-278-8625

Office: PLS 343C

Ann Roll

Collection Development Librarian


I oversee the process of developing and managing Pollak Library's collection. Working collaboratively with subject librarians and Collection Development Team colleagues, I manage the selection, acquisition, and collection management of library materials in all formats. Prior to coming to CSUF, I was the Head of Acquisitions at the Getty Research Institute Research Library.


MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

MFA, Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art

BFA, Sculpture, Washington University in St. Louis

Research Areas

collection development and management; the emotional connection to the physical book; ebooks; demand-driven acquisition; streaming video

Scholarly Work

Roll, A. (2014). We're e-preferred. Why did we get that book in print? Proceedings of the Charleston Conference, (p. 456-461). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Roll, A. (2014). Library collections and objecthood. The International Journal of the Book, 11(4), 1-6.

Roll, A. (2013). [Review of the book Building and managing e-book collections: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians by R. Kaplan (ed.)]. Serials Review, 39(4), 283-284.

Roll, A. (2013). A demand-driven-preferred approval plan. Proceedings of the Charleston Conference, (p. 450-453). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.

Hillen, C. F. & Roll, A. J. (2008). Retrospective titles: Verification and online access.Charleston Conference Proceedings 2008, (p. 41-43). Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

Office Hours

M-F: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM