Kristina M. Deshazo


Interim Head, Content Management and Systems

503-494-3227 fax

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage acquisition of all material types, print and electronic
  • Communicate with vendors and publishers, monitoring approval plans, vendor performance and maintaining vendor relationships
  • Manages licensing and negotiation of resources
  • Oversees electronic resource acquisitions, maintenance and support including development of effective workflows and procedures
  • Manages the monograph, journal and database budget
  • Manages gift processes workflow communicating with donors and working closely with HC&A staff
  • Subject selector for monograph purchases
  • Customer support team member
  • Member of Collection Development Committee, chair of Databases subcommittee
  • Member of Collection Budget team

Previous Positions

  • Electronic Serials Librarian, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR (2002-2007)
  • Web Support & Content Management, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR (2000-2001)
  • Information Specialist, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR (1991-2000)
  • Associate Information Specialist, Intel Corporation Library, Hillsboro, OR (1984-1991)


Memberships and Offices Held

  • Thieme Academic Library Advisory Board, 2013
  • Acquisitions Institute at Timberline
    • Conference Planning, 2011-
    • Conference Assistant, 2010
  • American Library Association, 2010-
    • ALCTS AS Organization & Management Committee, 2014
    • ALCTS Best of LRTS Award Committee, 2011
  • Pacific Northwest Chapter/Medical Library Association, 2009-
    • Conference Publicity Committee, 2010
  • NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group), 2002-
    • Conference Planning Committee, 2003
  • Ingenta Library Advisory Group, 2006
  • Special Libraries Association, 1992-2001
    • Oregon Chapter Treasurer, 1997-2000
  • American Society for Information Science & Technology, 1992-2000
  • Oregon Health Sciences Libraries Association, 2002-


  • DeShazo, Kristina. 2012. Example 5. E-book access management using an ERM System—Oregon Health & Science University. In Building and managing e-book collections : A how-to-do-it manual for librarians., ed. Richard Kaplan. Chicago, IL: Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association.
  • DeShazo, K. 2009. The 2009 Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge. Serials Review 35 (4): 296-8.
  • Kobyljanec, Kathy (ed). 2003. NASIG 18th annual conference (2003)conference reports, preconference – cataloging survival for non-catalogers, or: You thought you would never need to catalog again, Karen Darling, University of Missouri-Columbia, Reported by Kristi DeShazo. NASIG Newsletter 18 (3) (September 2003): 13.


  • "GIST For You!,” Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge, May 2011.
  • “E-Book Acquisition at OHSU,” Panel Presenter, Orbis Cascade Alliance’s Collection Development & Management Committee Meeting, October 2010.