Maliaca Oxnam

CEDS Working Group
Deputy Director, Research Cyberinfrastructure (University of Arizona)
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Administration Building
Room 601
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066

Maliaca Oxnam is the Director for UA Profiles ( and UA Vitae (, the researcher information management system at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. When not engaged with UA Vitae, Maliaca is a faculty member in the Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship in the University Libraries. As a prior science-engineering librarian, she founded the Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL - recognized nationally for its open government efforts to acquire, digitize, preserve and make accessible federal technical reports.  For this effort, Maliaca received the 2010 American Library Association/Government Documents Roundtable “Documents to the People” award.


2017: Fellow, Academic Leadership Institute (University of Arizona)

2016: University of Arizona Award for Excellence (University of Arizona)

2012: Elsevier Library Connect Charleston Conference Award 

2012: Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award

2012: Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education 

2010: Lexis Nexis/GODORT/ALA "Documents to the People" Award

2010: Outstanding University Achievement Award (University of Arizona)

2004: Best Paper Award (Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education)


  • MLS, Library Science | University of Arizona
  • BS, Psychology | University of Arizona